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Fisher, Ethel, 1923-  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Ehrenkranz, Elaine  Search this
Coleborn, Keith  Search this
Boxer, Stanley  Search this
Kitaj, Sandra Fisher  Search this
Kott, Seymour  Search this
Lassaw, Ibram  Search this
Jones, Keri  Search this
Getz, Ilse  Search this
Thek, Paul  Search this
Fernandez, Rafael  Search this
Fine, Irving  Search this
Pearson, Henry  Search this
Brentwood Art Center  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Travel diaries
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
12.5 Linear feet; 0.558 Gigabytes
The collection is arranged as 10 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1939-2014 (0.3 linear feet; Boxes 1, 13) Series 2: Correspondence, 1930-2017 (5.4 linear feet; Boxes 1-6, 13, 15) Series 3: Writings, 1965-2014 (0.8 linear feet; Boxes 6-7, 13) Series 4: Project Files, 1954-2011 (0.5 linear feet; Boxes 7, 12, 0.128 GB; ER01) Series 5: Exhibition Files, 1945-2006 (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 7-8) Series 6: Artists' Files, 1952-2010 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 8, 12) Series 7: Personal Business Records, 1959-2017 (0.3 linear feet; Boxes 8, 13) Series 8: Printed Material, 1940-2016 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 8-9, 12-13) Series 9: Artwork and Sketchbooks, 1944-2014 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 9, 12-15, OV16) Series 10: Photographic Materials, 1942-2014 (2.2 linear feet;Boxes 9-11, 14, 0.430 GB; ER02)
Access Note / Rights:
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 copy requires advance notice.
The papers of California and New York painter Ethel Fisher measure 12.5 linear feet and 0.558 GB and date from 1930 to 2017. Included are biographical materials, correspondence, writings, project files, exhibition files, artists' files, personal business records, printed and digital material, artwork and several sketchbooks, a few sound and video recordings, and photographic material.
Ethel Fisher papers, 1930-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
Ethel Fisher (1923-2017) was a painter who lived in Pacific Palisades, California.
Language Note:
Collection is in English.
The Ethel Fisher papers were donated by Ethel Fisher in two installments in 1997 and 2015.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art