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Jake Berthot papers, 1958-1994 (bulk 1970-1992)

Berthot, Jake, 1939-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4.1 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.
Correspondence, 1964-1994; subject files, 1958-1994; printed materials, 1963-1994; photographs, 1961-1992, n.d.; and works of art, n.d. documenting Berthot's personal life and career as artist and instructor. Significant correspondents include Dore Ashton, Jim Huntington, Sam Messer, Peter Plagans, Harvey Quaytman, and Adya Yunkers, son John Berthot, mother Sara Berthot, and ex-wives and partners Ginny McKenzie, Edith Gould, and Suzanne Chamlin. Also found is correspondence with the David McKee Gallery, Nielson Gallery, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as with various schools, including the Cooper Union and Yale University, and students. The collection also contains miscellaneous exhibition files, financial files, writings, printed materials such as catalogs, clippings, exhibition reviews, and announcements, and photographs, primarily of works of art by others, but also including personal snapshots.
Jake Berthot papers, 1958-1994 (bulk 1970-1992). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; New York, N.Y.
Donated 1996 by Jake Berthot.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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