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George Constant papers, 1912-2007, bulk 1932-1978

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Creator:
Constant, George, 1892-1978
Subject:
Gecan, Vilko
Davidson, Morris
Burliuk, David
Avery, Sally Michel
Caparn, Rhys
Kanaga, Consuelo
Eaton, Charles Warren
Preston, Georgette
Avery, Milton
Landgren, Marchal E.
Putnam, Wallace
Pach, Walter
Neuberger, Roy R. (Roy Rothschild)
Carnell, Julia Shaw Patterson
Perret, Nell Foster
Art Institute of Chicago
Works Progress Administration
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Whitney Museum of American Art
Brooklyn Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Audubon Artists
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors
Ferargil Galleries
Carnegie Institute
Dayton Art Institute
Heckscher Museum
Parrish Art Museum
Spanish Refugee Aid (Organization)
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4.6 linear feet
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:
The papers of modernist painter and printmaker George Constant measure 4.5 linear feet and date from 1912-2007, with the bulk of the material dating from 1932-1978. They consist of biographical material, inventories of artwork, sound recordings of interviews and statements on art, personal and business related correspondence, greeting cards, printed material, an exhibition-related video recording, and photographs of Constant, his family and friends, and his work. A small portion of the correspondence and printed materials are written in Greek.
Citation:
George Constant papers, 1912-2007, bulk 1932-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
All of the sound and video recordings in this collection were digitized for research access in 2011 and are available at the Archives of American Art offices. Researchers may view the original cassettes for the archival notations on them, but original cassettes are not available for playback due to fragility.
Biography Note:
George Constant (1892-1978) was a painter from New York, N.Y.
Language Note:
A small portion of the correspondence and printed materials are written in Greek.
Provenance:
The papers of George Constant were donated by the artist in 1969 and 1978. Additional materials were donated in 2001 and 2007 by his daughter Georgette Preston.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Printmakers
Painters
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Interviews
Video recordings
Art
Christmas cards
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9389
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211586
AAA_collcode_consgeor
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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