Letter from Andreu to Rocamora, 29/11/1952

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Abstract: Letter wrote by Mariano Andreu to Manuel Rocamora, dated 29/11/1952, in which he recommended him going to Madrid to see Salome painting in Museo del Prado. He was sure that the painting could be next the Nancy School, even though María Caturla and Sánchez Cantón attributed it to Flemish and English influenced. He also commented his intention to improve the National Theatre project with the collaboration of Zuazo architect and other personalities. Finally, he described the Tragaviento house and the lighthouse in Biarritz.

Resumen: Mariano Andreu escribe una carta a Manuel Rocamora, fechada 29/11/1952, en la que le recomendaba ir a Madrid para ver el cuadro de Salome en el Museo del Prado. Estaba convencido que el mismo pertenecía a la Escuela de Nancy, aunque María Caturla y Sánchez Cantón lo atribuyen a una influencia inglesa y flamenca. También le comentaba su intención de crear un Teatro Nacional con la colaboración del arquitecto Zuazo y otras personalidades. Finalmente le describe la villa de Tragaviento y el faro de Biarritz.

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Letter from Andreu to Rocamora, 22/12/1952

Abstract: Letter f1rom Mariano Andreu to Manuel Rocamora, dated 22/12/1952 in Paris, in which he gave advises about how to take more profit with etching works. He also showed him his knowledge in some pictures of the Museo del Prado and his relationship with María Caturla and Sánchez Cantón.

Resumen: Carta de Mariano Andreu a Manuel Rocamora, fechada 22/12/1952 en Parí­s, en la que le da consejos de cómo sacar más provecho en el grabado. También, muestra sus conocimientos sobre algunas pinturas del Museo del Prado y su relación con Marí­a Caturla y Sánchez Cantón.

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Letter from Smith to Rocamora, 14/12/1938

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Abstract: Letter wrote by Ismael Smith to Manuel Rocamora, dated 14/12/1938, in which talked about their common friends from Barcelona, Horta and Cerdanyola. He sent to him some food aids through the Opera theatre and Isaac SCHMOLL FILLS in Paris. He also wrote to him about other friends in New York as Weisberger brothers and their activities there. He said that Andreu had a painting exhibition in New York and the Néstor died.

Resumen: Ismael Smith escribe a Manuel Rocamora recordando viejos amigos de Barcelona, Horta y Cerdanyola. Le envía algunos alimentos a través de la Opera y de la casa Isaac SCHMOLL FILLS de Parí­s. También le escribe sobre unos amigos que están en Nueva York y sus actividades, como los hermanos Weisberger. Anotado al margen le comunica que Andreu expone pintura en Nueva York y que Néstor murió.

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Letter from Smith to Andreu, 29/9/1939

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Abstract: Letter wrote by Ismael Smith to Mariano Andreu, dated in 29/9/1939 in New York. The sculptor regretted to Andreu that during the Civil War he had lost his artworks between the years 1910 to 1914 and 1926 to 1931. He gave information about the fame of Russian and German artists and the difficulties of English and French recently. He also commented his interest in writing aesthetic thoughts about talented artists.

Resumen: Carta escrita por Ismael Smith a Mariano Andreu, fechada el 29/9/1939 en Nueva York. El escultor lamenta a Andreu que durante la Guerra Civil h­a perdido la obra que habí­a realizado entre los años 1910 y 1914 y entre 1926 y 1931. Le informa sobre el éxito que están teniendo los artistas rusos y alemanes, pero también de las dificultades de los ingleses y franceses. Le comenta su interés por escribir sus pensamientos estéticos sobre el talento de los artistas.

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Letter from Smith to Rocamora, 16/11/1950

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Abstract: Letter wrote by Ismael Smith to Manuel Rocamora, dated 16/11, in which talked about Picasso fame and other artists in New York as Sert, Miró and Dalí­. He also mentioned the next exhibition of Mariano Andreu. He added the information that even though his brother had died the business in the textile factory was going on well and he had to dedicate time in it.

Resumen: Carta de Ismael Smith a Manuel Rocamora fechada el 16/11, en la que le informa sobre el éxito de Picasso y otros artistas en Nova York como Sert, Miró y Dalí­. También menciona la próxima exhibición de Mariano Andreu. Le notifica que a pesar de que su hermano ha muerto la industria textil funciona muy bien porque dedica parte de su tiempo a ello.

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