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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.
Henry Block papers, 1927-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter, engraver, and etcher. Studying at the Art Students League in New York.
The donor, Adolph Block, is Henry Block's son.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
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