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Kainen, Jacob

Collection Creator:
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1937-circa 1941
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Kainen, Jacob, Essay About Thomas

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 37
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Alma Thomas papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Alma Thomas papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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George Clymer and the Columbian Press

Originator (author or composer, etc.):
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 18.415 cm x 12.065 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Book
Credit Line:
Douglas D. and Lloyd Morgan
ID Number:
1982.0187.00021
Accession number:
1982.0187
Catalog number:
1982.0187.00021
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_824702
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Carnegie Mansion Embellishment

Artist:
Jacob Kainen  Search this
Object Name:
embellishment
Type:
embellishment
Made in:
USA
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacob Kainen
Accession Number:
1978-53-1
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1978-53-1

Interface 5

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, American, b. Waterbury, Connecticut, 1909–2001  Search this
Medium:
Oil on linen
Dimensions:
72 x 60 in. (182.8 x 152.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1982
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1983
Accession Number:
83.135
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_83.135

Mr. Kafka

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
etching
Dimensions:
plate: 19 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (49.5 x 40.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1970
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1971.22
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.22

Untitled

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil wash on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 25 1/8 x 19 1/8 in. (63.8 x 48.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1972
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. B.S. Cole
Object number:
1972.154
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.154

Untitled

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil wash on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 25 1/8 x 19 1/8 in. (63.8 x 48.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1972
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. B.S. Cole
Object number:
1972.155
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1972.155

Untitled

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil wash on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 25 1/8 x 19 1/8 in. (63.8 x 48.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1972
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. B.S. Cole
Object number:
1972.156
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.156

Cosmo-Queen

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
66 x 48 1/4 in. (167.7 x 122.5 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1972
Topic:
Abstract\geometric  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1972.42
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.42

Study for Hesperus

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil wash, chalk, and pencil
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Study  Search this
Mythology\classical\Hesperus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Washington Print Club
Object number:
1976.101
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1976.101

Blue Height

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
monotype on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 24 x 18 in. (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of an anonymous donor
Object number:
1978.115
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.115

El Presidente

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
monotype on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 60.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1978.96
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.96

Echoes of Antiquity

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
27 7/8 x 36 in. (70.9 x 91.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1954
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1979.80.10
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.80.10

Constantine III

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
80 x 60 in. (203.1 x 152.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1979.80.12
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.80.12

The Way III

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
54 1/4 x 72 in. (137.8 x 183.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1979
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1979.80.13
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.80.13

The Search

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 x 26 in. (50.7 x 66.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1952
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1979.80.9
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.80.9

Metamorphosis

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 x 23 in. (45.7 x 58.4 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1950
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Ruth and Jacob Kainen
Object number:
1990.79.1
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.79.1

Wheel of Misfortune

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
gouache on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 21 x 30 in. (53.3 x 76.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1969
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jem Hom
Object number:
1991.6.10
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.6.10

Hoard

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil and crayon on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 21 5/8 x 18 in. (54.9 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1976
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jem Hom
Object number:
1991.6.11
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.6.11

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