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Maurice Sievan papers, 1934-1983

Creator:
Sievan, Maurice, 1898-1981
Subject:
Avery, Milton
Gross, Sidney
Lannan, J. Patrick
Piper, Raymond
Raemisch, Waldemere
Schnitzler, Max
Sievan, Lee
Trajan, Turku
Walkowitz, Abraham
Winter, Andrew
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 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:
Correspondence, biographical information, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and printed material.
UNMICROFILMED: Resume and biographical notes by Sievan's widow, Lee Sievan; correspondence between Sievan and Raymond Piper concerning Sievan's thoughts on art, especially in regard to his painting "Whither O Lord"; a letter from Sievan to art critic Sam Feinstein, 1955; exhibition catalogs, 1939-1983; photocopies of reviews; 14 photographs of Sievan in his studio in Provincetown, Massachusetts and with other artists, including Milton Avery, Sydney Gross, J. Patrick Lannon, Waldemere Raemisch, Max Schnitzler, T. Trajan, and Abraham Walkowitz; and 11 photographs of Andrew Winter in his studio in Maine, 1949. Photographs were taken by Lee Sievan.
REEL D234: Correspondence; biographical information; lectures and other writings; photographs of Sievan and his works; and clippings.
Citation:
Maurice Sievan papers, 1934-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D234 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1898 in the Ukraine and emmigrated with his family to the United States in 1907. Studied at the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League, and with Andre L'hote in Paris. Exhibited in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Museum of Modern Art, the Mortimer Brandt Gallery, and many others. Died 1981.
Provenance:
Material on reel D234 lent for microfilming 1965 by Sievan. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1973-1986 by Maurice and Lee Sievan.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Exhibition catalogs
Painters
Painting, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6720
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208845
AAA_collcode_sievmaur
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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