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Henry Block papers, 1927-1937

Creator:
Block, Henry, 1875-1938
Subject:
Block, Adolph
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (200 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:
Two engraved portraits, four sketchbooks and a few loose sketches; exhibition catalogs and announcements; newspaper and magazine clippings; including several regarding the early art career of his son Adolph; photographs of his art work and a undated photograph of Block painting outdoors; postcards from Adolph written to him and his wife while traveling in Europe in 1927; and correspondence.
Citation:
Henry Block papers, 1927-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, engraver, and etcher. Studying at the Art Students League in New York.
Provenance:
The donor, Adolph Block, is Henry Block's son.
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Prints
Sketchbooks
Wood-engravers
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6741
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208866
AAA_collcode_blochenr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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