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Sylvia Fein papers, 1936-2011

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Creator:
Fein, Sylvia, 1919-
Subject:
Glasier, Marshall
Huppler, Dudley
Priebe, Karl J.
Wilde, John
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.9 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:
The papers of painter and author Sylvia Fein measure 5.9 linear feet and date from 1936 to 2011. The papers primarily document her friendships with other artists from the Wisconsin-based Magic Realist group, including Dudley Huppler, John Wilde, Marshall Glasier, and Karl Priebe, as well as her career as a painter and her work on the books Heidi's Horse and First Drawings: Genesis of Visual Thinking. Documentation consists of scattered biographical material, extensive correspondence, project files, writings by Huppler and others, printed material, photographs, artwork by Wilde and Glasier, and scrapbooks.
Citation:
Sylvia Fein papers, 1936-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sylvia Fein (1919- ) is a painter and author in Martinez, Calif. and Madison, Wis. Fein is a part of the Magic Realist Group of artists that originated at the University of Wisconsin.
Provenance:
Donated 2011 by Sylvia Fein.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Authors
Authors
Magic realism (Art)
Painters
Painters
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Women artists
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15954
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)301351
AAA_collcode_feinsylv
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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