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Joseph Tobin papers relating to Alton Pickens, 1946-circa 1970s

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Creator:
Tobin, Joseph
Subject:
Pickens, Alton
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.3 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 Joseph Tobin regarding his friend, painter and printmaker Alton Pickens, measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1946-circa 1970s. Correspondence primarily pertains to an exhibition that Tobin was trying to organize for Pickens in France, however the exhibition never came to fruition. Also included in the collection are printed material and photographs related to Pickens and his work.
Citation:
Joseph Tobin papers relating to Alton Pickens, 1946-circa 1970s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the Alton Pickens papers, 1943-1969.
Biography Note:
Joseph Tobin was a fabric merchant living in France and longtime friend of the painter and printmaker Alton Pickens (1917-1991).
Provenance:
The Joseph Tobin papers relating to Alton Pickens were donated to the Archives of American art in 2014 by Margaret Tobin, wife of Joseph Tobin.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Photographs
Printmakers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16197
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)367955
AAA_collcode_tobijose
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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