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Murdock Pemberton papers, 1947-1955

Creator:
Pemberton, Murdock, 1888-1982
Subject:
Calder, Alexander
Dove, Arthur Garfield
Lur­cat, Jean
Poor, Henry Varnum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
8 items (on 1 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:
Two letters to Pemberton from Alexander Calder, September 19, 1947 and September 15, 1955; one letter, dated 5 April, from Arthur Dove; two undated letters from Jean Lurcat; two undated letters from Henry Varnum Poor; and a 1949 exhibition catalog, "Philharmonic-Symphony Painters Club First Annual Exhibition," with an introduction by Pemberton.
Citation:
Murdock Pemberton papers, 1947-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3470 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art critic; New York, N.Y.; b. 1888; d. 1982 Wrote for the New Yorker magazine.
Language Note:
The letters from Lurcat are in French.
Provenance:
Donated 1968 by Murdock Pemberton.
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art criticism
Art critics
Exhibition catalogs
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5651
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208485
AAA_collcode_pembmurd
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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