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Eleanore Lockspeiser papers, 1918-1983

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Creator:
Lockspeiser, Eleanore, 1900-1986
Subject:
Frank, Mary
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (ca. 300 items)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A 7 page autobiography; letters, undated and 1935-1981, mostly from Lockspeiser's daughter, Mary Frank, and grandchildren; Lockspeiser's passport; photographs, ca. 1918-1982, of Lockspeiser, her work and her family; slides; writings, undated and 1941-1952, some by Frank; two of Lockspeiser's sketchbooks, 1942 and 1953, in ink and in pencil, of the circus and of Provincetown, Massachusetts; photocopies of more circus sketches; report cards from school and from summer camp regarding Mary Frank, 1935-1947; printed matter including exhibition catalogs, announcements, press releases and clippings, for Lockspeiser, 1948-1983, and for Frank, 1961-1977; and a 1944 program for a testimonial dinner honoring Gregory Weinstein, Lockspeiser's father.
Citation:
Eleanore Lockspeiser papers, 1918-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; born New York, N.Y. Studied with Max Weber, at the Louvre Print Room, and at the Slade School in London. Her daughter, Mary Frank, is also an artist.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 by Eleanor Lockspeiser. Additional printed material donated 1986 by her daughter, Mary Frank.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Painting
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Slides (photographs)
Women painters
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5730
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208569
AAA_collcode_lockelea
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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