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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