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Catalog Data

Creator:
Shopen, Kenneth, 1902-1967  Search this
Subject:
Schneider, Otto J.  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.7 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Biographical writings and U.S. Army papers, 1940-1961; letters, 1945-1946, from Shopen to his wife, Sylvia; business correspondence, 1932-1984; art works, including a print, a watercolor, 54 sketches and 2 sketchbooks by Shopen, a print by Arthur B. Davies, and 2 prints by Otto Schneider; a scrapbook kept while art critic for the CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, 1953-1956, containing letters and clippings of reviews; receipts; an address book; writings and notes on art and a notebook of quotes; subject files on the War Department and Shopen's teaching position at the University of Illinois; printed material, 1946-1957; and photographs, slides and negatives of Shopen, friends, family, and works of art.
Citation:
Kenneth Shopen papers, 1931-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, art critic, educator; Chicago, Ill. full name is George Kenneth Shopen
Provenance:
Donated 1988 by Timothy Shopen, Kenneth Shopen's son.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art critics  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Prints  Search this
Sketchbooks  Search this
Slides (photographs)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Educators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9524
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211723
AAA_collcode_shopkenn
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211723