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Moses Soyer papers, circa 1905-1974

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Creator:
Soyer, Moses, 1899-1974
Subject:
Soyer, Ida
Gross, Chaim
Soyer, David
Cikovsky, Nicolai
Burliuk, David
Soyer, Raphael
Evergood, Philip Howard
Bishop, Isabel
Dobkin, Alexander
Baskin, Leonard
Newman, Arnold
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.8 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 realist painter Moses Soyer date from circa 1905 to 1974 and measure 3.8 linear feet. Within the papers are scattered biographical materials, general correspondence with friends, artists, galleries, art organizations, and others, as well as correspondence with his family, including his son David, writings and notes by Soyer and others, exhibition materials, news clippings, and other printed material, numerous photographs of Soyer, his family, fellow artists, friends and his artwork. Also found are book illustrations and loose sketches by Soyer.
Citation:
Moses Soyer papers, circa 1905-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This collection has been scanned in its entirety and is available online via AAA's website.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the Abe Lerner papers concerning the book Moses Soyer, 1961-1970, a Moses Soyer letter to Herbert S. Schimmel, and a Moses Soyer letter and two photographs, donated by Marilyn Mark. Also at the Archives are the papers of Raphael Soyer, Moses Soyer's twin brother.
Biography Note:
Moses Soyer (1899-1974) was a painter from New York, N.Y. Noted for social realism.
Provenance:
Portions of this collection were donated by Moses Soyer between 1966 and 1969, including some materials which he previously loaned for microfiliming in 1965. Additional material was donated by his son David Soyer in 1974 and 1975.
Digitization Note:
The papers of Moses Soyer in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2009. The bulk of the papers have been scanned, and total 5,741 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Works of art
Social realism
Photographs
Sketches
Painters
Painting, American
Artists' studios
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9462
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211660
AAA_collcode_soyemose
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211660
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