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Eunice Leopold papers relating to Benton Spruance, 1958-2000

Creator:
Leopold, Eunice Robinson, 1916-2001
Subject:
Spruance, Benton
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 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:
Included are letters to Eunice Leopold (1958-1986) concerning loans and gifts of prints by Benton Spruance; a letter from Henri Marceau to Spruance (1963), a letter from Ludwig Bemelmans (1958); letters to Leopold from Spruance (1961- 1967); sound recordings containing a Spruance lecture on prints and printmaking; printed matter relating to Spruance's career including exhibition catalogs, invitations, announcements, typed essays and news clippings; and photographs depicting Spruance's mural for the Home of Detention Chapel, Philadelphia, Pa.
Citation:
Eunice Leopold papers relating to Benton Spruance, 1958-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Leopold: collector and friend of Spruance. Spruance: painter and printmaker; Pennsylvania. Spruance is known especially for color lithography. Studied Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; taught at Philadelphia College of Art and Beaver College, Jenkintown, Pa.; b. 1916; d. Mar. 12, 2001, at age 84; full name Eunice Robinson Leopold.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Eunice Leopold and 2002 by Ellen Leopold, Eunice Leopold's daughter.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Exhibition catalogs
Lithographers
Mural painting and decoration, American
Photographs
Prints, American
Prints, American
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8194
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210365
AAA_collcode_leopeuni
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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