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August Arp papers, 1927-1981

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Creator:
Arp, August, 1894-1968
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
94 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:
Certificates of baptism and death; correspondence, 1927-1967, with friends, family, and other artists, and letters of condolence to his family on his death; several unpublished poems; art works, consisting of 12 pencil & charcoal sketches, including preliminary drawings for Christmas cards, 8 original silkcreened Christmas cards and designs, 3 hand-colored linecut Christmas cards, and 1 book jacket design in pastels and charcoal (24.6 x 22 cm. or smaller.); photographs of Arp and 21 slides of his paintings; a brief biographical sketch, 1981, by his widow, Raizel Wiesenberg Arp; and miscellany.
Citation:
August Arp papers, 1927-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Raizel Wiesenberg Arp, August Arp's widow.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Christmas cards
Drawings
Painters
Photographs
Silkscreen prints
Slides (photographs)
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5822
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208662
AAA_collcode_arpaugu
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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