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Photographs of Margulies and Margulies' work, biographical information, exhibition catalogues and announcements, and miscellaneous printed items.
Joseph Margulies papers, 1938-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 74 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Joseph Margulies (1896-1984) was a portrait painter in oil and watercolor, etcher, and printmaker, in East Gloucester, Mass. Born in Austria. Came to U.S. at three years old. Painted portraits of President Eisenhower, Vice President Nixon, Herbert Hoover, Albert Einstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Wendell Willke. Library of Congress lists death date as 1983.
Donated 1966 by Joseph Margulies.
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