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Ben and Evelyn Wilson papers, [ca. 1939-1982]

Creator:
Wilson, Ben, 1913-2001
Wilson, Evelyn, 1915-
Subject:
American Artists School (New York, N.Y.)
Modern Artists Guild
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
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:
Biographical data; letters from dealers, galleries and others; and undated draft of a letter of resignation from the Modern Artists Guild; an etching by Evelyn Wilson; exhibition catalogs and announcements for the Wilsons; a book, J'AI VU VIVRE L'AMERIQUE by Georges Blond, and a translation of an excerpt from the book describing a visit with Ben and Evelyn Wilson in New Jersey; magazine and newspaper clipppings about both artists; printed material relating to the American Artists School, New York City and the City College where Ben Wilson taught classes; and 7 photographs of Ben Wilson and his paintings.
Citation:
Ben and Evelyn Wilson papers, [ca. 1939-1982]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Ben Wilson is a painter, teacher and lecturer; Evelyn Wilson is a sculptor; Blairstown, N.J.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 by Ben Wilson.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Exhibition catalogs
Painters
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Prints
Sculptors
Sculpture, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8687
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210867
AAA_collcode_wilsben
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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