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George and Will Luks letters to Samuel Ballin, [ca. 1930-1939]

view George and Will Luks letters to Samuel Ballin, [ca. 1930-1939] digital asset number 1
Creator:
Ballin, Samuel Ross, 1902-1985
Luks, George Benjamin, 1866-1933
Subject:
Luks, Will
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
15 items.
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:
Three letters, one is illustrated, from George Luks to Ballin, and a note from Luks to Ballin on the back of an announcement for an exhibition for the works of the Luks Class at the Anderson Galleries ("Run up and see this"); five illustrated postcards (four Christmas and one general) and two illustrated notes George's son, Will, to Ballin; a pencil sketch by George Luks inscribed to Ballin, undated; and a photograph of George Luks' portrait of Ballin, 1932.
Citation:
George and Will Luks letters to Samuel Ballin, [ca. 1930-1939]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Ballin was a lawyer and art collector from New York, N.Y.; George Luks, a painter. They were friends, and Luks painted Ballin's portrait.
Provenance:
Donated 1992 by Charlotte Ballin, wife of Samuel Ballin.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Illustrated letters
Lawyers
Painters
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10977
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214800
AAA_collcode_ballsamu
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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