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Shuff, Lily, 1906-  Search this
Fabri, Ralph  Search this
Capp, Al  Search this
National Society of Painters in Casein  Search this
New York Society of Women Artists  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.5 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 5 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1945-1973 (Box 1; 3 folders) Series 2: Letters, 1957-1974 (Box 1; 2 folders) Series 3: Printed materials, 1947-1974 (Box 1; 7 folders) Series 4: Photographs, 1948-circa 1960 (Box 1; 2 folders) Series 5: Scrapbooks, 1941-1975 (Box 2-8; 2.1 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Lily Shuff papers date from 1941-1975 and measure 2.5 linear feet. Lily Shuff's work as a painter, participation in exhibitions, and contributions to professional arts organizations are documented in scrapbooks, printed material, biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs.
Lily Shuff papers, 1941-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Biography Note:
Painter Lily Shuff (1906-) lived and worked in New York City. She was educated at Hunter College and Columbia University, and studied at the Art Students League. She exhibited her work internationally and throughout the United States, but was especially active in New York City. Lily Shuff worked primarily in casein, watercolor, and oil, and painted abstract figurative and non-representational work. She had her first solo show at Argent Galleries in New York City in 1947.
Language Note:
Collection is in English
Lily Shuff donated her papers in 1975.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Women artists  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State)New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women painters  Search this
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Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art