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Peter and Rose Krasnow papers, 1914-2001

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Creator:
Krasnow, Peter, 1886-1979
Krasnow, Rose, 1885-1984
Subject:
Burton, Leslie
Drake, Alfred S.
Raboff, Ernest Lloyd
Weston, Edward
Owen, Dale
Jaffe, Lilly Weil
Danieli, Fidel
DeLuce, Robert
Stone, Irving
Blades, Harriet
Weston, Flora
Budnick, Dan
Clements, Grace
Morley, Grace
Noer, Philip
Owen, Elaine
Cocker, Conrad
Raboff, Ina
Price, Aimée Brown
Howe, Dudley
United States.Aircraft Warning Service.Ground Observer Corps
Peter Krasnow Arts Foundation
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.7 linear feet
Addition 1.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
CLOSED to researchers for processing. 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:
The papers of painter, printmaker, and sculptor Peter Krasnow (1886-1979) and his wife, writer Rose Krasnow (1885-1984), measure 5.7 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1984. Papers include biographical materials, a sound recording, correspondence, essays, poetry, short stories, notes, transcripts of lectures and radio talks, five diaries of Peter Krasnow, personal business records, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, magazines, five sketchbooks, sketches and drawings in multiple media, prints, and photographs.
Citation:
Peter and Rose Krasnow papers, 1914-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Peter Krasnow (1886-1979) was a painter from Los Angeles, California. Krasnow was born in Ukraine, Russia. He immigrated to the United States at age 17, and was active in Boston and New York before moving to attend the Art Institute of Chicago. In Chicago, he met his wife, Rose (1885-1984). In 1922, they settled in Los Angeles. Krasnow's work included carved wood reliefs, including ones done for the Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, and the Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco, as well as paintings and prints. Peter Krasnow died in 1979. Rose Krasnow (1885-1984) was a prolific writer of poems, short stories, and plays.
Provenance:
The Peter and Rose Krasnow papers were donated in several increments between 1976 and 1998 and 2014 by Peter Krasnow, the Estate of Peter Krasnow, and the Peter and Rose Krasnow Foundation.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Wood sculpture
Slides (photographs)
Jewish artists
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Sound recordings
Printmakers
Essays
Sketches
Transcripts
Scrapbooks
Painters
Prints
Photographs
Poems
Sculptors
Notes
Short stories
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9164
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211359
AAA_collcode_kraspete
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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