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Jackson Pollock letter, [ca. 1935]

Creator:
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Subject:
Tolegian, Manuel J. (Manuel Jerair)  Search this
Benton, Rita P.  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10413
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213800
AAA_collcode_polljacl
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213800

Moritz and Sophie Jagendorf letters from artists, 1917-1969

Creator:
Jagendorf, Moritz Adolph, 1888-1981  Search this
Jagendorf, Sophie  Search this
Jagendorf, Moritz Adolph, 1888-1981  Search this
Subject:
Becker, M. L.  Search this
Benton, Rita P.  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Boggs, Ralph Steele  Search this
Fornaro, Carlo de  Search this
Ipcar, Dahlov  Search this
Hartman, C. Bertram  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Seeger, Pete  Search this
Starkie, Walter  Search this
Stella, Joseph  Search this
Tolgian, Manuel  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Wright, Willard  Search this
Zorach, Marguerite  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17328
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)379854
AAA_collcode_jagemori
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_379854

Moritz and Sophie Jagendorf letters from artists

Creator:
Jagendorf, M. A. (Moritz Adolph), 1888-1981  Search this
Jagendorf, Sophie  Search this
Names:
Becker, M. L.  Search this
Benton, Rita P.  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Boggs, Ralph Steele, 1901-1994  Search this
Fornaro, Carlo de, 1871-  Search this
Hartman, C. Bertram, 1882-1960  Search this
Ipcar, Dahlov, 1917-2017  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Starkie, Walter, 1894-1976  Search this
Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946  Search this
Tolgian, Manuel  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Wright, Willard  Search this
Zorach, Marguerite, 1887-1968  Search this
Zorach, William, 1887-1966  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1917-1969
Scope and Contents:
Letters to Moritz and Sophie Jagendorf from artists including 111 letters from Stanton MacDonald-Wright, 1917-1969; four letters from Carlo De Fornaro, 1937-1938; three letters each from Joseph Stella, 1934-1938, Manuel Tolgian, 1935-1938; two letters each from Rita Benton, 1960-1963, Walter Starkie, 1968, Max Weber, 1930-1932 and Willard Wright (Stanton's brother), 1917; one letter each from M. L. Becker, (possibly May Lamberton Becker), undated, Thomas Hart Benton, 1933, Ralph Steele Boggs, 1966, Bertram Hartman, 1930, Pete Seeger, 1967. Also included are photocopies of several letters from William and Marguerite Zorach and their daughter Dahlov Ipcar, 1965-1967. The letters concern exhibitions, museums, galleries, works of art and other artists.
Biographical / Historical:
Moritz Jagendorf (1888-1981) was a dentist who treated artists in New York, New York. Clients included Joseph Stella, Stanton MacDonald-Wright, William and Marguerite Zorach, Thomas Hart Benton, among others. Jagendorf became friendly with the artists and bought their artwork or received it in lieu of dental bills.
Provenance:
Donated 2016 by Andre Jagendorf, Moritz and Sophie Jagendorf's son.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Dentists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.jagemori
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jagemori

Jackson Pollock letter

Creator:
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Names:
Benton, Rita P.  Search this
Tolegian, Manuel J. (Manuel Jerair), 1911-1983  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1935]
Scope and Contents:
A letter to Rita [Benton], n.d., saying that he painted a "pretty good plate" that cracked in the fire, and that he will make and send another. He mentions Christmas dinner and wishes a happy New Year. He adds that Tolegian just painted "the best thing he ever did- a moon scene with stars."
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donor is unspecified.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.polljacl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-polljacl

Rita and T.P. [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Benton, Thomas Hart 1889-1975  Search this
Subject:
Benton, Rita P  Search this
Benton, T.P  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1928
Topic:
Portrait female--Knee length  Search this
Portrait male--Child  Search this
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0063375
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_63376

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