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Creator:
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972  Search this
Subject:
Gloeden, Wilhelm von, Baron  Search this
Galdi, Vincenzo  Search this
Berman, Leonid  Search this
Lynes, Russell  Search this
Ray, Man  Search this
Type:
Sketches
Postcards
Notes
Place:
Italy -- Description and travel, Photographs
Mexico -- Description and travel, Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6.7 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 5 series: Series 1: Letters, 1926-1970 (Box 1, 8; 12 folders) Series 2: Notes, 1944 (Box 1; 2 folders) Series 3: Art Work, 1947 (Box 1; 2 folders) Series 4: Printed Material, 1941-1975 (Box 1, 8; 1.5 linear feet) Series 5: Photographs, 1933-1956 (Box, 2-9; 4.9 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Summary:
The papers of painter and theatrical set designer Eugene Berman date from 1926-1975 and measure 6.7 linear feet. Found within the papers are scattered letters, primarily postcards, from various colleagues including Juliet and Man Ray and Berman's brother Leonid. There are also notes, scattered artwork, printed material, and extensive photographs, many of Mexico.
Citation:
Eugene Berman papers, 1926-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Eugene Berman 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.
Biography Note:
Eugene Berman (1899-1972) worked in New York City, Los Angeles, California, and Rome, Italy as a Neo-Romantic painter and designer of theatrical sets and costumes for opera and ballet productions.
Language Note:
Some of the papers are in Italian, French, and Russian.
Provenance:
The Eugene Berman papers were donated by the artist's sister-in-law, Sylvia Marlowe Berman, in 1978.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters -- Italy -- Rome  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Set Designers  Search this
Graphic artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5927
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208768
AAA_collcode_bermeuge
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208768