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Letters and greeting cards to Jennie Allen from Abraham Rattner, 1932-1976

Catalog Data

Allen, Jennie  Search this
Rattner, Abraham, 1893-1978  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
The microfilmed letters and greeting cards to Jennie Allen from Abraham Rattner consist of 425 letters from Abraham Rattner to his sister, Jennie R. Allen, mostly about personal and family matters. Letters also include discussion of Rattner's art and philosophy. One letter discusses artists Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Rico Lebrun, and Erle Loran (November 8, 1972).
Letters and greeting cards to Jennie Allen from Abraham Rattner, 1932-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm reel 1212 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals lent by Jennie Allen and returned to Rattner after microfilming.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, the Abraham and Esther Rattner letter to Helen Kroll Kramer, and the oral history interview with Abraham Rattner, 1968 May-June.
Biography Note:
Abraham Rattner (1895-1978) was an expressionist artist in New York, New York. He was known for his richly colored paintings, often with religious subject matter. Rattner was the second of six children. Jennie R. Allen was his younger sister.
Language Note:
English .
Lent for microfilming 1976 by Jennie Allen.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art