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Israel and Idee Levitan papers, [ca.1946-1982]

Creator:
Levitan, Israel (Jack), 1912-1982
Levitan, Idee
Subject:
Armitage, Merle
Aronson, James
De Kooning, Elaine
Dearstyne, Howard
Dreier, Katherine Sophie
Helm, Lillian
Kline, Svea
Koff, Noah
Milles, Carl
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:
Correspondence, a photograph, and printed material documenting Israel and Idee Levitan's involvement in the New York art community after WWII. Correspondence includes letters from Elaine de Kooning, Katherine Dreier, Noah Koff, Merle Armitage, Howard Dearstyne, James Aronson, and others and one letter from the Levitans to Howard Dearstyne. The photographs are of Carl Milles, Svea Kline, and Lillian Helm. Among the printed material are exhibition announcements, including one for a faculty exhibition at the Parsons School of Design featuring Elaine de Kooning in 1976 and various newspaper clippings, including an obituary for Amedee Ozenfant.
Citation:
Israel and Idee Levitan papers, [ca.1946-1982]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sculptors, New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 2007 by Mark Borghi, gallery owner and art dealer, Mark Borghi Fine Arts. Borghi purchased the papers from the Levitan estate in 2006.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13633
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)271821
AAA_collcode_leviisra2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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