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Samuel Thal papers, 1942-1976

Creator:
Thal, Samuel, 1903-1964
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 150 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Biographical information; correspondence; sketchbooks; a file on the [Jacques] Maroger medium, including instructions for preparation, receipts for materials, and clippings; Thal's notes on his paintings and prints; press releases; loan receipts; and an exhibition catalog.
Citation:
Samuel Thal papers, 1942-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2379 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Anna Thal, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter, etcher, sculptor; Boston, Mass. Thal was a follower of Maroger's medium, which is a painting technique based on that of the Old Masters and "rediscovered" by Parisian artist Jacques Maroger. It involves the use of a special resin and oil emulsion in colloidal solution with pigment.
Provenance:
Lent 1982 by Anna Thal, Thal's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Educators
Engraving
Painters
Painting
Printmakers
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8561
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210740
AAA_collcode_thalsamu
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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