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Melville Price papers, 1944-1978

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Creator:
Price, Melville, 1920-1970
Subject:
Christ-Janer, Albert
Kline, Franz
Price, Barbara
Stella, Joseph
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
250 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
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:
Biographical material, consisting of a resume, a biographical account, and a hospital discharge summary; correspondence, including letters from Albert Christ-Janer, and Franz Kline; notes and writings, including an inventory price list; four loose drawings and 7 sketchbooks; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; and autographed booklet of Joseph Stella's writings; and photographs of Price, his works of art, and miscellaneous phtographs.
Citation:
Melville Price papers, 1944-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3893-3894 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter; New York, Alabama, New Jersey; b. 1920; d. 1970; Worked on WPA projects as a young painter and met Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, and became a protege of Joseph Stella.
Provenance:
The donor, Barbara Price, is the widow of Melville Price.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Painting, Abstract
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7207
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209344
AAA_collcode_pricmelv
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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