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I. J. Belmont papers, 1929-1986

view I. J. Belmont papers, 1929-1986 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Belmont, Ira Jean, 1885-1964
Subject:
Belmont, Elsie K.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.0 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:
A marriage certificate, 1926; notes concerning "The Modern Dilema in Art," an essay "Music and the Fourth Dimension"; writings about Belmont, 1969-1971, by his wife, Elsie; a receipt; photographs of Belmont and his art work, and slides of his color music expressions; a sketchbook and 18 sketches; exhibition catalogs and announcements, 1924-1951; clippings, 1929-1964; and a copy of The Manifestodes Peintres du Groupe "Les Artistes Musicalists." Seventy-two subject files contain Elsie Belmont's letters to various museums asking them to accept her husband's work, and some information on her gallery, The Belmont Galleries, 1941-1982.
Citation:
I. J. Belmont papers, 1929-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, New York, N.Y. Executed "color-music" paintings.
Provenance:
Donated 1988 by Seymour Graubard, the executor of the estate of Elsie K. Belmont, Belmont's widow.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Drawings
Gallery owners
Painters
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Slides (photographs)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10258
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213393
AAA_collcode_belmi
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
The Art Market
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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