Collectie CHC0228 - José Martínez-Cañas Collection

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José Martínez-Cañas Collection


  • undated (Vervaardig)


2 Boxes

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This collection includes materials collected by the Cuban-born art dealer and historian José Martínez-Cañas. It includes letters of the Cuban painter Fidelio Ponce (1895-1949); a letter written by General Calixto García and probably addressed to General Mario García Menocal during the independence war in Cuba ;and two postcards signed by Alfredo Zayas and Manuel Sanguily. The collection also contains texts and other materials related to the violin as an object and its history in Cuba. The Martínez Cañas family previously owned the 1715 Lipinski Stradivarius and the 1712 Hrimlay Stradivarius violins, among others.


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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact for more information.

Languages of the material

  • Spaans

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Received from José Martinez-Cañas in May of 2002; material was added in August of 2002 and September of 2013.

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Further accruals are expected.

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