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Jane Sabersky papers, 1940-1972

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Creator:
Sabersky, Jane, 1911?-1983
Subject:
Albers, Josef
Berman, Eugene
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig
Valentin, Curt
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on 3 partial microfilm reels)
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:
Letters from and material on Curt Valentin and Eugene Berman; and photographs of artists and others.
REEL 1617: 67 photographs of artists, 1940-1970, collected by Sabersky, including photos of Sabersky, Perry Rathbone, Curt Valentin, Jean Arp, Alexander Calder, Harry Grier, Karl Kup, Henry Moore, Mies Van der Rohe, Andrew Ritchie, David Smith, Marion Willard, Max Beckmann, Hedda Sterne, Haus Sur, Mary Callery, Quappi Kaulbach, Peter Humphries, Dan Johnson, Marini, Sert.
REEL 3471: Nineteen letters from Eugene Berman, 1965-1970, and 1 letter from Leonid Berman, 1972 Dec. 28, thanking her for her letter of sympathy on Eugene's death. Eugene writes lengthy letters about such matters as: his feelings about breaking with Knoedler Gallery and where to go next; the relationship between the gallery and the artists; arrangements for exhibitions of his work; the works of Christian Berard; the proposed Neoromantic exhibition at Princeton; personal matters; requests for her assistance in various matters; and his unsuccessful show at Larcada Gallery. He refers to Joseph Kelleher, Robert Tobin, Nathan Cummings, Frank Lloyd and Harry Brooks.
REEL 3589: 35 letters from Curt Valentin; 9 drawings by Valentin; letters of condolence sent to Sabersky upon Valentin's death; typescripts of Sabersky's memorial tribute to Valentin, 1954; 10 handwritten poems written by Josef Albers; and letters from Alexander Calder, Henry Dreyfuss, Karl Kup, Constantino Nivola, Erwin Panofsky, and Saul Steinberg.
Citation:
Jane Sabersky papers, 1940-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1617, 3471 and 3589 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art historian, curator, and writer.
Provenance:
Donated 1974-1981 by Sabersky.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art historians
Art, Modern
Drawings
Photographs
Women art critics
Women art historians
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5690
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208525
AAA_collcode_sabejane
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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