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Kate Lang papers, 1921-1996

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Creator:
Lang, Kate, 1910-1996
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.1 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.
Summary:
Biographical material, correspondence, writings, works of art, financial records, photographs, and printed material relating to self taught artist, Kate Lang.
Citation:
Kate Lang papers, 1921-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Kate Lang (1910-1996) was a self-taught painter in Washington, D.C. Born Kathryn Louise Barbour in Mobile, Alabama in 1910. Lang began painting at the age of 80. She sold her paintings at local Washington, D.C. flea markets until her death in 1996.
Provenance:
Donated 2001 and 2009 by Richard Lang, Kate Lang's son.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sketches
Women painters
Art
Self-taught artists
Writings
Photographs
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6327
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)226090
AAA_collcode_langkate
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_226090
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