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John Little papers, 1935-1978

Creator:
Little, John, 1907-
Subject:
Hofmann, Hans
Hunter, Sam
Kiesler, Frederick
Namuth, Hans
Parker, Elizabeth
Parsons, Betty
Signa Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (71 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:
Correspondence, including letters from Sam Hunter, Hans Hofmann, Betty Parsons, Guild Hall, and Frederick Kiesler; clippings; correspondence; photographs of Little and his work; printed brochures, one which includes a large Hans Namuth photograph of Little; an exhibition catalog of Elizabeth Parker; and a clipping about the Signa Gallery.
Citation:
John Little papers, 1935-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor, textile designer; born in Alabama, moved to New York; Attended Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, the Art Students League, studied with George Grosz, and at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts. Taught at University of California, Berkeley and was treasurer of the Signa Gallery, which is located in East Hampton, New York. Little's preferred media are oils and bronze.
Provenance:
Donated 1980-1981 by John Little.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Decorative arts
Exhibition catalogs
Painters
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Sculptors
Sculpture
Textile design
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7896
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210063
AAA_collcode_littjohn
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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