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Janice Lovoos papers, 1870-1991

Creator:
Lovoos, Janice Dolores, 1903-
Subject:
Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall
Penney, Edmund F.
Sheets, Millard Owen
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 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:
Writings from newspapers, periodicals, photographs, catalogs and books on art, relating to Lovoos' close involvement with California art and artists; photographs of family and other photographs; a 4 p. essay about Lovoos by Nancy Moure, and information on her son, documentary filmmaker Edmund Penney.
Family photographs include Lovoos' parents, ca. 1870s; family portraits in Montana, ca. 1910; Lovoos in Los Angeles, ca. 1920s; Chouinard School of Art students, ca. 1920s; and other family shots from the mid-1920s to the 1980s, including her husband, painter Frederic Penney with Millard Sheets and others.
Citation:
Janice Lovoos papers, 1870-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Writer, painter, designer; California. Born 1903. Lovoos received formal art training at Chouinard School of Art in Los Angeles where she learned to design rugs, textiles, murals, and illustrate children's books. As a writer and art historian, Lovoos has contributed richly to documenting Southern California art.
Provenance:
Donated 1991-1993 by Janice Lovoos.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Modern
Artists
Photographs
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6351
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215084
AAA_collcode_lovojani
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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