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Frances Cranmer Greenman papers, 1925-1957

Catalog Data

Creator:
Greenman, Frances Cranmer, 1890-1981  Search this
Subject:
Schofield, Walter Elmer  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Bridgman, George Brant  Search this
Albinson, Dewey  Search this
Green, Howard  Search this
Type:
Ink drawings
Sketches
Sketchbooks
Charcoal drawings
Photographs
Prints
Works of art
Exhibition catalogs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
36 personal and business letters received from artists, dealers, collectors, and friends, and one letter written by Greenman; the manuscript of Greenman's autobiography, HIGHER THAN THE SKY, 1954; eighteen exhibition catalogs and announcements; ca. 65 sketches and drawings in pencil, charcoal or ink, five lithographs, one gouache, a sketchbook of studies of the Rhine; 83 photographs of Greenman's works, among them 1 self-portrait and 1 portrait each of Dewey E. Albinson, George B. Bridgman, Howard Green, W. Elmer Schofield, and William Zorach ; and ca. 180 newspaper clippings. Among the correspondents are William Zorach, and his wife.
Citation:
Frances Cranmer Greenman papers, 1925-1957. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 855 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Critic, writer, portrait and figure painter; Minneapolis, Minn.
Provenance:
Donated 1958 by Frances Cranmer Greenman.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art critics  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8261
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210432
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Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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