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Letters to Beatrice Lippincott (Garvan) from Lyonel and Julia Feininger, 1951-1952

Creator:
Garvan, Beatrice B., 1929-
Feininger, Julia
Subject:
Feininger, Lyonel
Feininger, Lyonel
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A letter from Julia Feininger, 1951 Sept. 17, and one from Lyonel Feininger, 1952 Apr. 29 (illustrated with a woodcut), discussing the history of the Feininger painting, "The Cathedral," in response to queries from the purchaser, Beatrice Lippincott (later Beatrice Garvan). Enclosed in the 1951 letter is a photograph of the painting, with a short history by Feininger on the back. An additional photograph of the painting is also included.
Citation:
Letters to Beatrice Lippincott (Garvan) from Lyonel and Julia Feininger, 1951-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 1354-1362) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker, cartoonist; New York, N.Y. and Berlin, Germany.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by Beatrice Lippincott Garvan.
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Illustrated letters
Painters
Painting
Painting
Photographs
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10731
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214340
AAA_collcode_garvbeat
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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