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Margules, De Hirsh, 1899-1965  Search this
Weber, David A.  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Beaudoin, Kenneth Lawrence  Search this
Connick, Charles J.  Search this
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel)  Search this
Frankel, Aaron  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster)  Search this
Gillespie, Al Lincoln, Jr.  Search this
Gilman, Esther  Search this
Grady, James  Search this
Higgins, Dick  Search this
Horblit, Harrison D.  Search this
Horblit, Jean  Search this
Jensen, Alfred  Search this
Kolin, Sacha  Search this
King, Alex  Search this
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry)  Search this
Lechay, Myron  Search this
Mandel, Marieli Kailin  Search this
Lindsay, John V.  Search this
Margules, Blanche London  Search this
Miller, Henry  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
O'Brien, Lawrence F.  Search this
Schnitzler, Max  Search this
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Buffalo Fine Arts Academy  Search this
Feigl Gallery  Search this
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Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
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Niveau Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
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Sound recordings
Oil paintings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.5 Linear feet
The De Hirsh Margules papers are organized into 8 series: Series 1: Biographical Material, 1888-1978, undated (Box 1, 6; 0.2 linear feet) Series 2: Correspondence, 1923-2000, undated (Box 1-3; 2.8 linear feet) Series 3: Writings, 1936-1965, undated (Box 4; 1.0 linear feet) Series 4: Printed Material, 1933-2001, undated (Box 5; 0.2 linear feet) Series 5: Scrapbooks, 1922-1957, undated (Box 5, 7; 0.2 linear feet) Series 6: Photographs, 1926-1992, undated (Box 5, 7; 0.8 linear feet) Series 7: Works of Art, 1948, undated (Box 6, 7; 0.4 linear feet) Series 8: Audio Recordings, undated (Box 6; 1 folder)
Access Note / Rights:
The De Hirsh Margules papers are open for research. Use requires an appointment.
The papers of painter De Hirsh Margules measure 5.5 linear feet and date from 1888-2001, with the bulk dating from 1923-1965. The papers contain biographical material, and business and personal correspondence, including letters from Alfred Stiegliz, John Marin, Henry Miller, Max Schnitzler, Charles J. Connick, Louis M. Eilshemius, Alex King, and Myron Lechay. Also found are writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, works of art and audio recordings documenting Margules' personal life and professional career.
De Hirsh Margules papers, 1888-2001, bulk 1923-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Biography Note:
De Hirsh Margules (1899-1965) was a painter in New York, NY. Margules was born in Jasse, Romania and arrived in New York City at only ten months of age. His parents were in the Yiddish Theater; his father, Edouard was a playwright/director, and his mother, Rosa, was an actress. Margules received much of his art education outside of the conventional art institutional framework. Early on, he studied with Edwin Randby in Pennsylvania from 1917-1918, but it was really his neighbor, the painter Benno Greenstein, who encouraged Margules to pursue a career in the arts. From 1919-1921 he studied period architecture, design and decoration at the New York Evening School of Art and Design.
Language Note:
English .
The papers were donated to the Archives in 2005 by Elita Agee.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art