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Myer Abel papers, 1940-1965

Creator:
Abel, Myer, 1904-1946
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (78 items 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:
A biographical sketch; correspondence, including letters from Abel to his wife, 1943-1945, many with drawings and sketches; photographs of Abel's ten India series paintings, painted while he was stationed there in 1945, with descriptions of their symbolism; notes on color theory; a list of his paintings; his military record and certificate; two articles; 14 clippings; and a memorial booklet written by Norwood Chamberlin.
Citation:
Myer Abel papers, 1940-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1121 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker; Cincinnati, Ohio.
Provenance:
Donated 1974 by Mrs. Marcella Braunstein widow of Abel.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Color in art
Illustrated letters
Painters
Photographs
Printmakers
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5606
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208440
AAA_collcode_abelmyer
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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