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Benjamin Kopman writings, illustrations, and a letter, ca. 1918-1940

Creator:
Kopman, Benjamin, 1887-1965
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca.30 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:
A letter from Kopman to his wife, Grace, 1923; "Dancing Stars in a World of Chaos," a color illustration on board, undated; and writings by Kopman, 1918 and undated, including poems (many illustrated), and notes and drafts of an unidentified text.
Citation:
Benjamin Kopman writings, illustrations, and a letter, ca. 1918-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, illustrator, etcher, lithographer, sculptor, writer; b. Dec. 25, 1887, Vitebsk, Russia; emigrated to U.S. in 1903; d. Dec. 3, 1965, Teaneck, N.J..
Provenance:
Donated 1994 by Judith Danoff, daughter of David Ignitoff, publisher of Jewish magazines which employed Kopman as an illustrator.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Illustrators
Painters
Sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6524
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215785
AAA_collcode_kopmbenw
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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