Mathilde Q. Beckmann diaries

Collection ID:
Beckmann, Mathilde Q.
Some diaries are in German.
Physical Description:
5 Microfilm reels
42 volumes on 5 microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed Mathilde Q. Beckmann diaries contain information about Mathilde Beckmann's husband, Max Beckmann, some sketches, and photographs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mathilde Q. Beckmann (1904-1986) was a German singer and the second wife of painter Max Beckmann. Beckmann was portrayed in many of her husband's works and she administered his estate after his death.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1250-1254 availablein all Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Mathilde Q. Beckmann, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent 1977 by Mathilde Beckmann.

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds the Legal records relating to the estate of Mathilde Beckmann, circa 1959-1997 and the Max Beckmann papers, 1917-1954.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- Germany Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Singers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beckmann, Max, 1884-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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