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Block, Irving

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Box 31 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7449, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers
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Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers / Series 2: ARTIST'S CORRESPONDENCE. / Box 3
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Block, Irving

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 25
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 510, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Records / Box 8
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Abraham Joel Tobias papers, 1913-2000

Creator:
Tobias, Abraham Joel, 1913-1996  Search this
Subject:
Gaber, George  Search this
Gill, Brendan  Search this
La Gambina, Vincent  Search this
Lishinsky, Abraham  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Spivak, Max  Search this
Tobey, Alton S. (Alton Stanley)  Search this
Block, Irving  Search this
Caswell, Edward C.  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Fine Arts Federation of New York  Search this
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)  Search this
United States  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Photographs
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5976
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)228104
AAA_collcode_tobijoel
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_228104
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Oral history interview with Irving Block, 1965 April 16

Interviewee:
Block, Irving, 1910-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc.  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12145
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213320
AAA_collcode_block65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213320
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Photographs of Southern California artists / Arnold Chanin, photographer, 1969-2007

Creator:
Chanin, Arnold, 1934-  Search this
Subject:
Arnold, Chuck  Search this
Arnold, Florence M. (Florence Millner)  Search this
Bassler, Robert Covey  Search this
Bell, Larry  Search this
Bengston, Billy Al  Search this
Benjamin, Karl  Search this
Berlant, Anthony  Search this
Bieser, Natalie  Search this
Block, Irving  Search this
Brigante, Nicholas P.  Search this
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav  Search this
Casanova, Aldo John  Search this
Chann, George  Search this
Crutchfield, William  Search this
Csengeri, George  Search this
Cytron, Dan  Search this
De Miranda, Yvonne  Search this
Danieli, Edie  Search this
Danieli, Fidel  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Dimitrov, Lucienne Bloch  Search this
Dimitrov, Steve  Search this
Eversley, Frederick  Search this
Faiss, Fritz  Search this
Falkenstein, Claire  Search this
Finch, Keith  Search this
Finkelstein, Max  Search this
Fricano, Tom S.  Search this
Gebhardt, Harold  Search this
Gebhardt, Peter Martin  Search this
Gibson, George  Search this
Gino, Robert  Search this
Hanzakos, Claire  Search this
Hanzakos, Mike  Search this
Hartman, Donald  Search this
Jackman, Sandra  Search this
Johnston, Ynez  Search this
Krasnow, Peter  Search this
Kohn, Edmond  Search this
Kohn, Gabriel  Search this
Lagerberg, Don  Search this
Levi, Linda  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Mains, Brian  Search this
Mason, LaNelle  Search this
McLaughlin, John  Search this
Mesches, Arnold  Search this
Miller, Judith  Search this
Mullican, Lee  Search this
Murrill, Gwynn  Search this
Plagens, Peter  Search this
Richards, Bruce  Search this
Saar, Betye  Search this
Schifrin, Arnold  Search this
Schwarts, Jilda  Search this
Steinberg, Harry  Search this
Strombotne, James  Search this
Stussy, Jan  Search this
Stussy, Maxine Kim  Search this
Thompson, J. B.  Search this
Treiman, Joyce  Search this
Tunberg, William  Search this
Valerio, James  Search this
Vasa  Search this
Vilumsons, Alex  Search this
Wagner, Gordon  Search this
Woelffer, Emerson  Search this
Wullner-Faiss, Janet  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- California -- Photographs  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11161
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209533
AAA_collcode_chanarno
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209533

Hy Cohen papers, 1927-1972

Creator:
Cohen, Hy, 1901-  Search this
Subject:
Block, Irving  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Newman, Elias  Search this
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice)  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7482
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209640
AAA_collcode_cohehy
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209640

Irving Block papers, 1938-1986

Creator:
Block, Irving, 1910-1986  Search this
Subject:
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav  Search this
Faiss, Fritz  Search this
Whitman, Walt  Search this
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
California State University, Northridge  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
United States  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sound recordings
Topic:
Animation (Cinematography) -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Motion picture industry  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9587
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211789
AAA_collcode_blocirvi
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211789

Ankrum Gallery records, circa 1900-circa 1990s, bulk 1960-1990

Creator:
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Casey, Bernie  Search this
Caryl, Naomi  Search this
Block, Irving  Search this
Bauer, Richard  Search this
Andrews, Benny  Search this
Almaraz, Carlos  Search this
Hirshhorn, Olga  Search this
Herschler, David  Search this
Hirsch, Joseph  Search this
Groth, Bruno  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor  Search this
Duveneck, Frank  Search this
Feitelson, Lorser  Search this
Palm Springs Desert Museum  Search this
Lundeberg, Helen  Search this
Johnson, Buffie  Search this
Miller, Henry  Search this
Mesches, Arnold  Search this
Zev  Search this
Jackson, Suzanne  Search this
Homer, Jessie  Search this
Broderson, Morris  Search this
Ankrum, Joan  Search this
Secunda, Arthur  Search this
Schuler, Melvin  Search this
Varda, Jean  Search this
Shores, Kenneth  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Storm King Art Center  Search this
Staempfli Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
California Arts Council  Search this
Black Arts Council  Search this
Krannert Art Museum  Search this
Laguna Art Museum  Search this
San Diego Museum of Art  Search this
Paramount Pictures  Search this
Art Dealers Association of America  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Artists -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6569
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215861
AAA_collcode_ankrgall
Theme:
The Art Market
Lives of American Artists
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215861
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Penelope

Artist:
Irving Alexander Block, 1910 - 1986  Search this
Sitter:
Penelope  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
17.8 x 17.8 cm (7 x 7" )
Type:
Painting
Date:
1970
Topic:
Penelope: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
86.475
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Jill

Artist:
Irving Alexander Block, 1910 - 1986  Search this
Sitter:
Jill  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
25.4cm x 19.3cm (10" x 7 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1961
Topic:
Jill: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
66.543
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Lizabie

Artist:
Irving Alexander Block, 1910 - 1986  Search this
Sitter:
Lizabie  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
25.5 x 20.4 cm (10 1/16 x 8 1/16" ), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1965-1975
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
86.472
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
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EDAN-URL:
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Jill and Lute

Artist:
Irving Alexander Block, 1910 - 1986  Search this
Sitter:
Jill And Lute  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
49.5 x 49.5 cm (19 1/2 x 19 1/2" ), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1970
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
86.468
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Francesca

Artist:
Irving Alexander Block, 1910 - 1986  Search this
Sitter:
Francesca  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
19 x 11.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 1/2" )
Type:
Painting
Date:
1968
Topic:
Francesca: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
86.452
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4feae6431-624c-4ab0-8e39-ee8cd03a1999
EDAN-URL:
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Francesca And Shells

Artist:
Irving Alexander Block, 1910 - 1986  Search this
Sitter:
Francesca  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
50.8 x 50.8 cm (20 x 20" )
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Francesca: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
DC260571
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
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EDAN-URL:
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Portrait of Jill

Artist:
Irving Block, American, b. New York City, 1910–1986  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
10 x 7 3/4 in. (25.4 x 19.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.543
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.543

The Skull (Yom Kippur)

Artist:
Irving Block, American, b. New York City, 1910–1986  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
11 1/2 x 15 5/8 in. (29.2 x 39.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.546
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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EDAN-URL:
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Francesca

Artist:
Irving Block, American, b. New York City, 1910–1986  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
7 1/8 X 10 1/4 IN. (18.1 X 26.0 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966
Accession Number:
66.547
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.547

Interior with Candle

Artist:
Irving Block, American, b. New York City, 1910–1986  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
16 1/4 x 20 1/4 in. (41.1 x 51.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1963)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966
Accession Number:
66.549
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2369ff515-7305-4555-95fe-b390bab45671
EDAN-URL:
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Francesca and Shells

Artist:
Irving Block, American, b. New York City, 1910–1986  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 x 19 7/8 in. (50.6 x 50.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1967
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.370
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py25bf2deb6-a342-4691-b8ae-a4db998da57e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_86.370

Drawing

Artist:
Irving Block, American, b. New York City, 1910–1986  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
16 5/8 x 21 5/8 in. (42.4 x 54.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
(n.d.)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.371
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2d45293c8-7c06-4de1-ac66-38b7458de492
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_86.371

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