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Ben Shahn letter, 1958

Creator:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Subject:
Halpert, Edith Gregor
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 item
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:
A letter, October 4, 1958, from Edith Halpert, to the Archives of American Art New York Archivist, signed "Miss Smith". Halpert describes her general impressions of Shahn and writes that he was in "this moring when he brought in some new silkscreens". She also writes about Shahn asking her if she has seen the sets he did for a ballet in Spoleto.
Citation:
Ben Shahn letter, 1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D10 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a painter, printmaker, and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J.
Provenance:
Provenance unknown.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Illustrators
Painters
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7024
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209157
AAA_collcode_shahbel
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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