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Jean de Botton papers, 1935-1978

Creator:
De Botton, Jean, 1898-1978
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
20.0 linear ft.
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:
Correspondence, business files, subject files, biographical material, clippings, scrapbooks, sketches and sketchbooks, notes and speeches, exhibition catalogues and invitations, financial records, and photographs of de Botton and his work.
Citation:
Jean de Botton papers, 1935-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Abstract painter (Paris and New York). Born in Salonika, Greece, Jean de Botton studied at the École des beaux-arts and at the Sorbonne. For years, he maintained homes in Paris and in New York, but in 1945 he established his main residence in New York, and in 1977 he became a U.S. citizen.
Provenance:
The donors, James Harold Koch and Valerie Eldridge, were co-executors of Jean de Botton's estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Business records
Exhibition catalogs
Financial records
Painters
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7398
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209555
AAA_collcode_debojean
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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