Joseph Tobin papers relating to Alton Pickens, 1946-circa 1970s
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0.3 linear feet
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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.
Joseph Tobin papers relating to Alton Pickens, 1946-circa 1970s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the Alton Pickens papers, 1943-1969.
Joseph Tobin was a fabric merchant living in France and longtime friend of the painter and printmaker Alton Pickens (1917-1991).
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.
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