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George Tooker papers, 1930-1973

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Creator:
Tooker, George, 1920-
Subject:
Lynes, George Platt
Laning, Edward
Isaacson, Robert
Ginzburg, Ralph
Nordness, Lee
French, Margaret
Wescott, Glenway
Gonzalez, Xavier
Wheeler, Monroe
Kirstein, Lincoln Edward
Kirstein, Fidelma
French, Jared
Bishop, Isabel
Cadmus, Paul
Bachinski, Walter
Dix, Otto
Christopher, William R. (William Rodolphus)
Perlin, Bernard
Peterson, Joan
Stamos, Theodoros
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.5 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of painter George Tooker measure 1.5 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 1973. The papers document Tooker's personal and professional life through biographical material, correspondence, project files, printed material, artwork and one sketchbook, and 209 photographs, including some taken by noted photographer George Platt Lynes.
Citation:
George Tooker papers, 1930-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of the collection are available on 35 mm microfilm reels, 678-679 and 692, at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the collection as described in this finding aid does not reflect the order of the collection on microfilm due to processing.
Related Materials:
Available in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with George Tooker conducted in 1966 by Grace G. Alexander for radio station WNYC, New York City.
Biography Note:
George Tooker (1920-2011) was a painter based in Hartland, Vermont and New York, New York.
Provenance:
George Tooker donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1973.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Costume designers
Painting, American
Artists' studios
Sketchbooks
Printmakers
Sketches
Set designers
Scrapbooks
Transcripts
Photographs
Drawings
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9251
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211446
AAA_collcode_tookgeor
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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