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Hans and Thordis Burkhardt papers, 1905-1981

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Creator:
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav, 1904-1994
Burkhardt, Thordis W., 1908-1993
Subject:
De Kooning, Willem
Gorky, Arshile
Tobey, Mark
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.4 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:
Resumes, awards, and memberships; letters thanking the Burkhardts for paintings, regarding visits to their home and studio, and from scholars and institutions requesting information about his own work as well as his collection of works by Mark Tobey and Arshile Gorky; writings and notes by and about Burkhardt; 2 bound sketchbooks, undated and 1961, containing black felt-tip pen drawings; exhibition related materials including lists of works exhibited, acknowledgements of gifts, loan agreements, and receipts; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings, press releases, and bulletins, and 2 scrapbooks of clippings; and photographs of Burkhardt, his wife Thordis, and others including Mark Tobey and Willem de Kooning.
Citation:
Hans and Thordis Burkhardt papers, 1905-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter and collector; Los Angeles, Calif.; d. 1994.
Provenance:
Donated 1975-1981 by the Burkhardts.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Painters
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8845
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211030
AAA_collcode_burkhans
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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