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The papers of art collector and former United States Ambassador Donald Blinken measure .4 linear feet and date from 1956-2011. The collection is comprised of correspondence and printed material regarding several of the artists Blinken collected, including Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, and Esteban Vicente.
Donald Blinken papers, 1956-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Donald Blinken (1925- ) is an art collector in New York City and served as United States Ambassador to Hungary from 1994-1997.
Donated to the Archives of American Art by Donald Blinken in 2014.
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