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Self-Portrait

Artist:
Leland Bell, American, b. Cambridge, Maryland, 1922–1991  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper mounted on fiberboard
Dimensions:
24 X 18 IN.
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1968
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.295
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_86.295

Maison Tellier

Artist:
Leland Bell, American, b. Cambridge, Maryland, 1922–1991  Search this
Medium:
Oil on pasted papers with crayon
Dimensions:
26 13/16 X 28 IN. (68.1 X 71.1 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(c. 1960)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.433
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.433

Self-Portrait

Artist:
Leland Bell, American, b. Cambridge, Maryland, 1922–1991  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
29 1/4 X 21 3/4 IN. (74.2 X 55.1 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1961)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.434
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.434

Leland Bell : artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Bell, Leland 1922-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000222
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_136999

Robert Schoelkopf Gallery records, 1851-1991, (bulk 1962-1991)

Creator:
Robert Schoelkopf Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Stella, Joseph  Search this
Ito, Miyoko  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Aponovich, James  Search this
Bailey, William  Search this
Schoelkopf, Robert  Search this
Freund, Gisèle  Search this
Andrejevic, Milet  Search this
Matthiasdottir, Louisa  Search this
Storrs, John Henry Bradley  Search this
Evans, Walker  Search this
Dawson, Manierre  Search this
Cartier-Bresson, Henri  Search this
Bell, Leland  Search this
Nadelman, Elie  Search this
Driggs, Elsie B.  Search this
Fiske, Gertrude  Search this
Ligare, David  Search this
Laderman, Gabriel  Search this
Matulka, Jan  Search this
Brassaï  Search this
Cameron, Julia Margaret Pattle  Search this
Wiesenfeld, Paul  Search this
Erlebacher, Martha Mayer  Search this
Horton, William S.  Search this
Myers, Ethel May Klink  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Topic:
Gallery records  Search this
Illustrated letters  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Realism in art  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10988
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214859
AAA_collcode_robeschg
Theme:
The Art Market
Photography
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214859
Additional Online Media:

Charles Cajori papers, 1940-2015

Creator:
Cajori, Charles, 1921-2013  Search this
Subject:
Chaet, Bernard  Search this
Ippolito, Angelo  Search this
Adams, Pat  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
Bell, Leland  Search this
Matter, Mercedes  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
King, William Dickey  Search this
Cajori, Charles  Search this
Soutine, Chaim  Search this
Forge, Andrew  Search this
Finkelstein, Louis  Search this
Dodd, Lois  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
Roko Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Stable Gallery  Search this
Bertha Schaefer Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Watkins Art Gallery (American University)  Search this
David Findlay Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Gallery Association of New York State  Search this
Lohin Geduld Gallery  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Educators  Search this
Video recordings  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15960
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)302402
AAA_collcode_cajochar
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_302402
Additional Online Media:

Self- Portrait

Title:
Leland Bell
Artist:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Sitter:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal, sanguine Conte crayon, and stump on off-white paper
Dimensions:
63.5 x 48.2 cm (25 x 19" ), Estimate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1960-1978
Topic:
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Leland Bell: Male  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Leland Bell: Education\Educator\Lecturer\Art  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
2015.19.2702
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2015.19.2702

Self-Portrait

Title:
Leland Bell
Artist:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Sitter:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper and wood
Dimensions:
74.4 × 38.9 cm (29 5/16 × 15 5/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1959
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Leland Bell: Male  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Leland Bell: Education\Educator\Lecturer\Art  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Website: www.hmsg.si.edu
Object number:
66.431
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_66.431

Leland Bell

Title:
Self-Portrait Seated
Artist:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Sitter:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper
Dimensions:
60.7 x 47.6 cm (23 7/8 x 18 3/4" )
Type:
Painting
Date:
1958
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Leland Bell: Male  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Leland Bell: Education\Educator\Lecturer\Art  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Website: www.hmsg.si.edu
Object number:
66.432
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_66.432

Self-Portrait

Title:
Leland Bell
Artist:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Sitter:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
73.7 × 54.6 cm (29 × 21 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1961
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Leland Bell: Male  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Leland Bell: Education\Educator\Lecturer\Art  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Website: www.hmsg.si.edu
Object number:
66.434
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_66.434

Leland Bell

Artist:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Sitter:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Medium:
Oil and masonite on paper
Dimensions:
61 x 45.7 cm (24 x 18" )
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1968
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Leland Bell: Male  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Leland Bell: Education\Educator\Lecturer\Art  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Website: www.hmsg.si.edu
Object number:
86.295
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_86.295

Leland Bell, paintings : [exhibition], Wednesday 15 October to Saturday 15 November 1980

Author:
Bell, Leland  Search this
Theo Waddington Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Bell, Leland  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
Call number:
ND237.B444 A4 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_635020

Leland Bell / by Nicholas Fox Weber ; with a foreword by Andrew Forge

Author:
Weber, Nicholas Fox 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Bell, Leland Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
104 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1986
C1986
Call number:
N40.1.B4235 W3
N40.1.B4235W3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_307999

Changing rhythms : works by Leland Bell, 1950s-1991

Title:
Works by Leland Bell, 1950s-1991
Author:
Bell, Leland  Search this
Packard, Andrea  Search this
List Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Bell, Leland  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2001
C2001
Call number:
ND237.B444 A4 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_701583

Caring for the retarded in America : a history / Peter L. Tyor and Leland V. Bell

Author:
Tyor, Peter L  Search this
Bell, Leland V  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 215 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1984
Topic:
People with mental disabilities--Care--History  Search this
People with mental disabilities--Institutional care--History  Search this
Call number:
HV3006.A4T96 1984X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_268495

Lester Young

Artist:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Sitter:
Lester Willis Young, 27 Aug 1909 - 15 Mar 1959  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal and oil on canvas
Dimensions:
100.3 × 81.3cm (39 1/2 × 32")
Culture:
Lester Willis Young: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 20th Century
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Male  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
DLR02087
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR02087

Interior with Leland

Artist:
Louisa Matthiasdottir  Search this
Sitter:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 86.7 × 79.1cm (34 1/8 × 31 1/8")
Frame: 97.2 × 89.5cm (38 1/4 × 35 1/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1945-1946
Topic:
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Leland Bell: Male  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Leland Bell: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Leland Bell: Education\Educator\Lecturer\Art  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
386 PC
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_386_PC

Ulla, Temma, and Frank

Artist:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Sitter:
Louisa Mattiasdottir Bell, 1920  Search this
Temma Bell, 1945  Search this
Frank O'Brien, 1940  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
183cm x 167.7cm (72 1/16" x 66")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1978
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Louisa Mattiasdottir Bell: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Louisa Mattiasdottir Bell: Female  Search this
Temma Bell: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Temma Bell: Female  Search this
Frank O'Brien: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Phillips Collection
Website: www.phillipscollection.org
Object number:
1987.1.1
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1987.1.1

Charles Cajori papers

Creator:
Cajori, Charles, 1921-  Search this
Names:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Bertha Schaefer Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art  Search this
David Findlay Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Gallery Association of New York State  Search this
Lohin Geduld Gallery  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Roko Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Stable Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Watkins Art Gallery (American University)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Adams, Pat, 1928-  Search this
Bell, Leland  Search this
Chaet, Bernard  Search this
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906  Search this
Dodd, Lois, 1927-  Search this
Finkelstein, Louis  Search this
Forge, Andrew  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Ippolito, Angelo  Search this
King, William, 1925-2015  Search this
Matter, Mercedes  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-  Search this
Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997  Search this
Soutine, Chaim, 1893-1943  Search this
Extent:
5.8 Linear feet
0.07 Gigabytes
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Gigabytes
Photographs
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Transcripts
Date:
1942-2011
Summary:
The papers of New York painter, Charles Cajori measure 5.8 linear feet and 0.070 GB and date from 1942-2011. The collection documents Cajori's activities as a painter, educator, and co-founder of the Tanager Gallery that was located on the Lower East Side in New York through correspondence; writings and notes; interviews, talks, and panel discussions, one digitized, on art and artists; and printed materials.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of New York painter, Charles Cajori measure 5.8 linear feet and 0.070 GB and date from 1942-2011. The collection documents Cajori's activities as a painter, educator, and co-founder of the Tanager Gallery that was located on the Lower East Side in New York through correspondence; writings and notes; interviews, talks, and panel discussions on art and artists; and printed materials.

Correspondence is personal and professional and consists of mostly incoming letters to Cajori from artists, friends, family, art historians, and academic institutions. There are a few letters from Charles Cajori, including draft of his letters. Among the correspondents are Pat Adams, Leland Bell, Bernard Chaet, Cooper Union, Cleve Gray, Louis Finkelstein, Philip Pearlstein, Sidney Simon, Norman Turner, and the University of California at Berkeley. Of interest, are letters from the founders of the Tanager Gallery, such as Lois Dodd, Angelo Ippolito, and William King. Correspondence also documents Cajori's dealings with galleries and museums as well as his involvement in arts organizations; included are letters from American University, Watkins Gallery; Bertha Schaffer Gallery; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; Gallery Association of New York; Museum of Modern Art; Roko Gallery; Stable Gallery; and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Writings and notes are and about Charles Cajori. Cajori's writings include drafts on painting and drawing that Cajori prepared for classroom lectures and panel discussions; essays on Paul Cézanne and Chaim Soutine; and his account of the founding of the Tanager Gallery. Cajori's writings also include a biographical account and an artist's statement. There are writings by Louis Finkelstein, Andrew Forge, and Mercedes Matter about Cajori's work. Included are several guest registers for Cajori's exhibitions at the David Findlay Gallery, Lohin Geduld Gallery, and the New York Studio School.

Interviews, talks, and panel discussions include a transcript of an interview with Charles Cajori, audiotaped and videotaped interviews with Charles Cajori, and panel discussions with Cajori and others. Panel discussions with Cajori and others cover such topics as the New York school artists and Chaim Soutine. Many of recordings focus on Cajori's association with the Tanager Gallery, the art scene in New York during the 1950s, and his reflections on art. Also included are miscellaneous videotaped recordings. One panel discussion is digitized.

Printed material contains exhibition catalogs, checklists, announcements, invitations, press releases, clippings, reviews, brochures, and miscellaneous printed material. A file of printed materials on the Tanager Gallery includes exhibition catalogs and clippings.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 4 series:

Series 1: Correspondence, 1942-2011 (Boxes 1-2; 1.1 linear feet)

Series 2: Writings and Notes, 1949-2010 (Box 2; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 3: Interviews, Talks, and Panel Discussions, 1983-2010 (Boxes 2-3; 1.2 linear feet, ER01; 0.070 GB)

Series 4: Printed Material, circa 1950s-2010 (Boxes 3-4; 1.4 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Painter and teacher Charles Cajori (b. 1921-) has worked in New York City and Connecticut.

Born in Palo Alto, California in 1921, Charles Cajori studied painting at Colorado College and the Cleveland Art School. Cajori served in the United States Air Force during World War II. Upon his return, he attended Columbia University and then spent two years at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, where he became acquainted with Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, and other Abstract Expressionist artists.

Charles Cajori was one of the founding members of the Tanager Gallery, an early artists' cooperative gallery, originally located at 90 East Tenth Street in New York, which provided a venue for contemporary artists to exhibit their work. In 1956, Charles Cajori had his first solo exhibition at the Tanager Gallery and since then, has been continuously showing his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States and abroad including American University, Bertha Schaeffer Gallery, David Findlay Jr. Gallery, El Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Ingber Gallery, Lohin Geduld Gallery, Mattatuck Museum, New Arts Gallery, Paesaggio Gallery, Sala di Esposizione della Biblioteca Americana, Stable Gallery, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Charles Cajori's work is represented in a number of public and private collections including the Ciba-Geigy Corporation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Academy of Design, Walker Art Center, and the Weatherspoon Museum.

In conjunction with his activities as an artist, Charles Cajori has taught painting and drawing at major academic institutions and art schools: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Cooper Union, Cornell University, and the University of California at Berkeley. Cajori was a co-founder of the New York Studio School, where he continues to serve on the faculty.

Charles Cajori has received many honors for his work including the 1959 Distinction in the Arts, Yale University; Benjamin Altman, Figure Prize at the National Academy, 1983, 1987; the Childe Hassam Purchase Award by the Institute of Art and Letters Award, 1975-1976, 1980; and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, 1979. Also, Cajori was awarded a Fulbright grant to Italy, 1952-1953 and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1981.

Charles Cajori is married to the painter Barbara Grossman and they live in Watertown, Connecticut.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Charles Cajori in 2011.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Charles Cajori 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.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Transcripts
Citation:
Charles Cajori papers, 1942-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cajochar
See more items in:
Charles Cajori papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cajochar

Louisa Matthíasdóttir & Leland Bell : sameiginlegt líf--uppstillingar = still lifes--from a shared life

Title:
Louisa Matthíasdóttir og Leland Bell
Louisa Matthíasdóttir and Leland Bell
Sameiginlegt líf--uppstillingar
Still lifes--from a shared life
Artist:
Louisa Matthíasdóttir 1917-2000  Search this
Bell, Leland 1922-1991  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Jón Proppé 1962-  Search this
Sawin, Martica  Search this
Publisher:
Hafnarborg (Hafnarfjörður, Iceland)  Search this
Subject:
Louisa Matthíasdóttir 1917-2000  Search this
Bell, Leland 1922-1991  Search this
Physical description:
40 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
20th century
Topic:
Still-life painting  Search this
Artist couples  Search this
Call number:
ND753.M38 A4 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1035947

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