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Barrett, Thomas R., 1927-  Search this
Mancuso, Leni  Search this
Mancuso, Leni  Search this
Kienbusch, William  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 2 series: Series 1: Letters from William Kienbusch, 1950-1979, 2002 (Box 1; 8 folders) Series 2: Photographs, 1953-1958, 1966, 2002 (Box 1; 3 folders)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
The Thomas Barrett and Leni Mancuso papers relating to William Kienbusch measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1950 to 1979 and 2002. The 113 letters and postcards from William Kienbusch to Barrett and Mancuso document their long friendship and describe in great detail Kienbusch's life as an artist in New York and Maine. Also found are 15 snapshot photographs of Keinbusch, Barrett, and Mancuso outdoors.
Thomas Barrett and Leni Mancuso papers relating to William Kienbusch, 1950-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the William Kienbusch papers, 1915-2001; the Walter Maitland correspondence with and about William Kienbusch, 1969-1981; the William Kienbusch letters to Francis and Sydney Hamabe, 1958-1977; and an oral history interview with William Kienbusch conducted by Forrest Selvig, November 1-7, 1968.
Biography Note:
William Kienbusch (1914-1980) was a painter and art instructor in New York, NY, and Cranberry Island, Maine. Kienbusch enjoyed a long friendship with painters Thomas Barrett and Leni Mancuso. Mancuso studied painting with Kienbusch at the Brooklyn Museum Art School. Barrett and Mancuso spent most of the year in Maine and often went on summer painting trips to the coastal islands with Kienbusch.
Language Note:
English .
The collection was donated in 2002 by Thomas R. Barrett and Leni Mancuso.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art