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Muriel Kaplan papers concerning Jacques and Yulla Lipchitz, 1971-1977

Creator:
Kaplan, Muriel
Subject:
Lipchitz, Jacques
Lipchitz, Yulla
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 linear feet
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:
Letters, a grant proposal, photographs, printed material, and miscellany relating to Jacques Lipchitz's sculptures.
Letters are from Yulla Lipchitz, Jacques Lipchitz's widow, regarding the process and problems of completing Jacques' last three sculpture commissions after his death. Additional letters to Kaplan are from Hanno Matt, Yulla's son, Henry Moore, and various institutions. Kaplan's proposal is to the National Endowment for the Arts for a film documentary on the creation and installation of the Fairmont Park and Columbia University sculptures begun by Jacques Lipchitz prior to his death and completed by Yulla Lipchitz; photographs are of Lipchitz's sculptures in Pietrasanta, Italy as well as the dedication ceremonies for the completed sculptures in Philadelphia and New York; printed material includes exhibition catalogs of Lipchitz's work and newspaper clippings from dedication ceremonies.
Citation:
Muriel Kaplan papers concerning Jacques and Yulla Lipchitz, 1971-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Muriel Kaplan is an art collector and was a correspondent with Yulla Lipchitz, Jacques Lipchitz's wife.
Provenance:
Donated 2008 by Muriel Kaplan.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15627
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)281893
AAA_collcode_kaplmuri
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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