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Creator:
Candell, Victor, 1903-1977  Search this
Subject:
Cowles, Russell  Search this
Osver, Arthur  Search this
Fried, Robert  Search this
Meredith, Helen  Search this
Bunker, George  Search this
Betsberg, Ernestine  Search this
Provincetown Art Association  Search this
Edward MacDowell Association  Search this
Provincetown Workshop  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence; scrapbook; photographs; diaries; writings; catalogs; and clippings.
REEL N70/15: Correspondence from the following; Arthur and Ernestine Betsberg Osver writing from Rome and later residences in the U.S.; Helen Meredith, Provincetown, commenting on local political activities and the Provincetown Workshop; Robert Fried; composers Gardner Read, Richard Samuel, and others; artists Russell Cowles and Colette Roberts; Artists Equity Association; MacDowell Association; galleries and other organizations. Also included is a scrapbook, containing sketches done in Paris; photographs of Candell and his works; catalog notes for exhibitions of other artists; clippings; catalogs of Candell exhibitions.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence from the following: Candell's brother Jean Zoltan, Arthur and Ernestine Osver, Russell Cowles, George Bunker, Helen Meredith, and the Edward MacDowell Association. There are also numerous letters from various galleries, universities and organizations. Items also include 4 combination letterpress/notebooks/diaries; an unpublished manuscript, "Dream in Florence;" writings by Candell, mostly in hungarian; clippings, mostly from Grand Central Moderns Gallery Catalogs; exhibition catalogs; 20 photos of works by Candell and 3 personal photos.
Also included is correspondence relating to the Provincetown Workshop, letters from students and letters about the Provincetown Workshop, catalogs, announcements, clippings, and 4 snapshots taken at Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Citation:
Victor Candell papers, 1903-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel N70-15 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Related Materials:
Victor Candell papers also at Syracuse University.
Biography Note:
Painter; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Material on reel N70/15 was lent for microfilming 1970 by Victor Candell then subsequently donated 1977 along with other unfilmed material by Mrs. Victor Candell, widow of Victor Candell.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, [etc.]  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7317
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209470
AAA_collcode_candvict
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209470