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Elizabeth Shoumatoff papers, 1945-1991

Creator:
Shoumatoff, Elizabeth, 1888-1980
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
10.1 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:
Correspondence consists of letters regarding portraits commissioned; photographs of art work including documentation of portraits done of the Ward family and the Shoumatoff family and presidential portraits, including her painting of Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated in the White House in 1967; studies for various portraits; clippings regarding her presidental portraits and her work; a series of engagement calendars; exhibition catalogs; a large group of color transparencies of paintings; and writings by Shoumatoff including the manuscript for her book FDR'S UNFINISHED PORTRAIT(1991).
Citation:
Elizabeth Shoumatoff papers, 1945-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Portrait painter. Born 1888. Died 1980.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by Nicholas Shoumatoff and Sophie Ward, the son and daughter of Elizabeth Shoumatoff.
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Portrait painters
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10779
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214411
AAA_collcode_shoueliz
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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