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Perlmutter, Jack, 1920-2006  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6.0 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Correspondence, writings, photographs, works of art, printed material document Perlmutter's career as a painter, printmaker, and teacher.
Correspondence is with NASA officials concerning work commissioned for NASA. Also included are drafts of outgoing letters concerning Perlmutter's Fulbright fellowship in Japan. Writings include notes on Japanese printmaking, a diary pertaining to Perlmutter's fellowship, typescripts of lectures and other unpublished writings by Perlmutter as well as copies of his published articles on American art and printmaking. Photographs are of Perlmutter, Japanese printmakers Unichi Hiratsuka and Hideo Hagiwara and others, and works of art commissioned by NASA. Works of art include 5 felt-tip pen and pencil drawings and 7 prints. Printed material consists of newspaper clippings, exhibition announcements and reviews, and source material for prints and paintings.
Jack Perlmutter papers, circa 1945-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Perlmutter was a painter, printmaker and educator, Washington D.C.; b. 1920; d. 2006
A small portion of this collection was donated in 1979 and 1981 by Jack Perlmutter and an additional 5 linear feet in 2008 by Gloria Cole, a friend of Perlmutter's.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Prints, Japanese  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art