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César Moro papers, 1854-1997 (bulk 1925-1956)

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Finding aid for the César Moro papers, ca. 1925-1987, (bulk ca. 1925-1956)

Title: César Moro papers
Dates: 1854-1997 (bulk 1925-1956)
Number: 980029
Creator/Collector: Moro, César, d. 1956
Extent: 8.0 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 flat file folder)
Abstract: The papers of Peruvian Surrealist poet and artist César Moro include notebooks, drafts of poems, manuscripts of articles, personal diaries, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and correspondence with a number of other artists of the era, including André Coyné, Benjamin Péret, Paul Eluard, Leonora Carrington, Wolfgang Paalen, and Rufino Tamayo. Also included are two collages by Moro, a watercolor by Alice Rahon [Paalen], an etching by Wolfgang Paalen, and several works by mentally ill patients at the Hospital Larco Herrera, where Moro taught. The collection also includes books and journals from Moro's personal library.
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Language: Collection material is in Spanish and French.
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Osorio


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