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Ben Benn papers, 1905-1993

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Creator:
Benn, Ben, 1884-1983
Subject:
Bluemner, Oscar
Force, Juliana
Van Dine, S. S.
Benn, Velida
Geist, Sidney
Whitney Museum of American Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Artists' Gallery (New York, N.Y)
Walker Art Center
Harry Salpeter Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
6.3 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:
The collection includes correspondence between Benn and his wife Velida de Benn and letters from Oscar Bluemner, Max Weber, Joseph Stella, and other artists. Also found are biographical materials, sketches, sketchbooks, diaries, scrapbooks, personal business records, clippings, photographs, exhibition catalogs, art journals, and auction catalogs. Some of the printed material is quite rare.
Citation:
Ben Benn papers, 1905-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; New York, N.Y. Born Ben Rosenberg in Russia, 1884; d. 1983.
Provenance:
Donated 1998 by Benn's nephew, Peter Rosenberg.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sketches
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Painting, American
Painters
Illustrated letters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6209
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216494
AAA_collcode_bennben
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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