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Creator:
Tooker, George  Search this
Subject:
Lynes, George Platt  Search this
Laning, Edward  Search this
Ginzburg, Ralph  Search this
Isaacson, Robert  Search this
French, Margaret  Search this
Nordness, Lee  Search this
Wescott, Glenway  Search this
Gonzalez, Xavier  Search this
Wheeler, Monroe  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln Edward  Search this
Kirstein, Fidelma  Search this
French, Jared  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Dix, Otto  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Bachinski, Walter  Search this
Christopher, William R. (William Rodolphus)  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros  Search this
Perlin, Bernard  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4.7 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of painter George Tooker measure 4.7 linear feet and date from circa 1851 to 2010. The papers document Tooker's personal and professional life through biographical material, correspondence, project files, gallery files, exhibition files, printed material, artwork and one sketchbook, and numerous photographs, including some taken by noted photographer George Platt Lynes.
Citation:
George Tooker papers, circa 1851-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of the collection are available on 35 mm microfilm reels 678-679 and 692 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Related Materials:
Available in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with George Tooker conducted in 1966 by Grace G. Alexander for radio station WNYC, New York City.
Materials related to the George Tooker papers can be found the William Christopher papers at the Archives of American Art.
Biography Note:
George Tooker (1920-2011) was a painter based in Hartland, Vermont and New York, New York.
Provenance:
George Tooker donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1973. A subsequent addition was donated in 2018 by Aaron Watkins, the executor to George Tooker's estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Drawings  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Sketchbooks  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9251
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211446
AAA_collcode_tookgeor
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211446