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Oscar Bluemner papers, 1886-1939, 1960

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Creator:
Bluemner, Oscar, 1867-1938
Subject:
Stieglitz, Alfred
Rothbart, Albert
Lewisohn, Margaret
Fiene, Ernest
Bourgeois, Stephan
Liebman, Aline Meyer
Hirsch, Stefan
Vogelstein, Ludwig
Of, George F. (George Ferdinand),
Hochschild, Walter
Friedman, Arnold
Bruce, Edward
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
6.6 linear ft.
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:
Correspondence, printed materials, exhibition catalogs, painting diaries, sketches, notes on painting, and photographs.
Citation:
Oscar Bluemner papers, 1886-1939, 1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2008 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website.
Location of Originals:
Reel N737: Originals returned to lender, Graham Gallery, New York, N.Y., after microfilming.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is the John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995, which include correspondence, printed material, and research files regarding Oscar Bluemner.
Additional Oscar Bluemner materials are available at the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, and within the Vera Bluemner Kouba Collection, Stetson University, Deland, Florida.
Biography Note:
Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938) was a painter from South Braintree, Mass. and Germany. Born in Germany and trained as an architect. Became a painter and moved to the United States in 1892. Became associated with the group of advanced artists associated with Alfred Stieglitz.
Provenance:
Unmicrofilmed materials and materials on reels 338-344 donated 1970-1985 by John Davis Hatch, a close friend of Bluemner and an art historian. Materials on reel N737 lent by Graham Gallery, 1968.
Digitization Note:
The papers of Oscar Bluemner in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2008. The papers have been scanned in their entirety and total 15,820 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Writings
Art criticism
Painters
Works of art
Diaries
Art, Japanese
Painting
Art
Architects
Sketches
Art, Chinese
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5735
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208574
AAA_collcode_blueosca
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Art Movements and Schools
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Architecture & Design
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