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Oscar Bluemner painting diary

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Creator:
Bluemner, Oscar, 1867-1938
Subject:
Bluemner, Oscar
Type:
Writings
Date:
1915-1918
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Diary : 1 v. : handwritten, ill. ; 31 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Several loose pages, including 3 sketches, at beginning of book.
Date derived from handwritten note on cover: record of my work 1916, 1917, 1918.
However, an early page of the diary is dated Sept. 1915.
Diary entries are in English and German. Bluemner describes in detail his methods of painting and use of color, with asides on art history. Includes many sketches of buildings and landscapes, mostly charcoal, some in color.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Color
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15403
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Oscar Bluemner papers, 1886-1939, 1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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