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Creator:
Blinken, Donald M., 1925-  Search this
Names:
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-  Search this
Guston, Philip, 1913-1980  Search this
Vicente, Esteban, 1903-2001  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1956-2011
Summary:
The papers of art collector and former United States Ambassador Donald Blinken measure .4 linear feet and date from 1956-2011. The collection is comprised of correspondence and printed material regarding several of the artists Blinken collected, including Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, and Esteban Vicente.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art collector and former United States Ambassador Donald Blinken measure .4 linear feet and date from 1956-2011. The collection is comprised of correspondence and printed material regarding several of the artists Blinken collected, including Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, and Esteban Vicente.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as two series Series 1: Correspondence, 1956-2011 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1) Series 2: Printed Material, 1974-2008 (0.1 linear foot; Box 1)
Biographical / Historical:
Donald Blinken (1925- ) is an art collector in New York City and served as United States Ambassador to Hungary from 1994-1997. Throughout his career, Blinken has held leadership roles in investment banking, education, and arts patronage.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives of American Art by Donald Blinken in 2014.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Donald Blinken papers, 1956-2011 are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Citation:
Donald Blinken papers, 1956-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.blindona
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blindona