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Dorothy Block papers, 1925-1985

Creator:
Block, Dorothy, 1904-1984  Search this
Subject:
Kaldis, Aristodimos  Search this
Grotz, Dorothy  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Dorothy Block papers, 1925-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6726
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208851
AAA_collcode_blocdoro
Theme:
Diaries
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208851
Online Media:

Vacation Scene [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Architecture interior--Detail--Porch  Search this
Recreation--Leisure  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003180
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132629

The Wanderers in Sheridan Square [art work] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Cityscape--New York--Sheridan Square  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape--Time--Night  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003181
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132630

Beach Scene [art work] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Beach house  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003182
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132631

Terrace on Via Pontano [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1958
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Cityscape--Italy--Via Pontano  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Terrace  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003348
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132797

No Title Given: View from a Window [art work] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Animal--Cat  Search this
Architecture interior--Detail--Window  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003349
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132798

Vacation Scene [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Recreation--Leisure  Search this
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Architecture interior--Detail--Porch  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003350
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132799

Isola [art work] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Figure--Full length  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Boardwalk  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Strolling  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003351
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132800

No Title Given: Vacation Scene [art work] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Waterscape--Coast  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Object--Furniture--Bench  Search this
Recreation--Leisure  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Porch  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003352
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132801

No Title Given: Abstract Sculpture [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003353
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132802

No Title Given: Abstract Sculpture [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003354
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132803

Vesuviana [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1955
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic  Search this
Animal--Cat  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Conversation  Search this
Object--Furniture--Chair  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003357
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132806

Triptych: Jazz [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Title:
Quartet [painting] (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)
Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1976
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--String Duet  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Piano  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003358
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132807

Triptych: Jazz [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Title:
Duet [painting] (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)
Artist:
Block, Dorothy 1904-1984  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1976
Topic:
Roko Gallery (New York, NY)  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Voice  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Piano  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003359
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132808

Dorothy Block papers

Creator:
Block, Dorothy, 1904-1984  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Grotz, Dorothy  Search this
Kaldis, Aristodimos, 1899-1979  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1925-1985
Summary:
The scattered papers of painter Dorothy Block measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1925 to 1982. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, photographs of Block and of works of art, printed material, a mixed media scrapbook, sketches, and writings. Also found are clippings and a photo of the artwork of Louis Keila, Block's uncle.
Scope and Contents:
The scattered papers of painter Dorothy Block measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1925 to 1982. Found are biographical materials, correspondence with Dorothy Grotz, Aristodemos Kaldis, Jacob Lawrence, and others, photographs of Block and of works of art, printed material, a mixed media scrapbook, sketches, and writings. Also found are clippings and a photo of the artwork of Louis Keila, Block's uncle.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Dorothy Block (1904-1984) was a painter active in New York City, New York. Block studied and later taught at the Art Students League and participated in the Federal Art Project.
Provenance:
Dorothy Block and her sister Lillian MacKendrick donated Block's papers to the Archives of American Art in 1975 and 1977. Additional material was donated in 1990 by Robert Dublirer, widower of Dorothy Block.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Dorothy Block papers, 1925-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.blocdoro
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Dorothy Block papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ec722a67-809b-4ddc-98fb-f04aa9972283
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blocdoro

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Block, Dorothy, 1904-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1977
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Block papers, 1925-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy Block papers
Dorothy Block papers / Series 1: Dorothy Block Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99c24b3de-681f-457b-9d91-4c01526af767
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-blocdoro-ref10

on Louis Keila

Collection Creator:
Block, Dorothy, 1904-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1927-1954
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Block papers, 1925-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy Block papers
Dorothy Block papers / Series 1: Dorothy Block Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw906be5b31-b945-43ea-8c05-5c5fdfacbd47
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-blocdoro-ref11

Photographs, Block, Family and Friends

Collection Creator:
Block, Dorothy, 1904-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1927-1967
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Block papers, 1925-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy Block papers
Dorothy Block papers / Series 1: Dorothy Block Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw939b2c5f1-3db8-402f-b1f3-975674747ded
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-blocdoro-ref12

Photographs, Exhibitions and Works of Art

Collection Creator:
Block, Dorothy, 1904-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1950s-1960s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Block papers, 1925-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy Block papers
Dorothy Block papers / Series 1: Dorothy Block Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95260f5da-c658-449f-be45-b850e0e0aae4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-blocdoro-ref13

Printed Material, Clippings

Collection Creator:
Block, Dorothy, 1904-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965-1980
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy Block papers, 1925-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy Block papers
Dorothy Block papers / Series 1: Dorothy Block Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98a3a1072-6374-434e-9cff-08dc26bd4fe4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-blocdoro-ref14

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