Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.chandane
Creators:
Chanase, Dane, 1894-1975
Dates:
1930-1960
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; cartoons for a WPA mural in Columbus High School, Washington, D.C.; notes on various subjects, including art, industrial design, music and history; miscellaneous writings; study photographs of works of art; clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements; and printed material about other artists, including Boardman Robinson, Thomas Hart Benton, Dean Cornwell, Frank Brangwyn, George Baller and Chanase's wife, Ausubel Sheva.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Dane Chanase (1894-1975) was a painter, printmaker, mural painter and sculptor; New York, N.Y. Also known as Richard Dane Chanase, Riccardo Dane Chanase. Chanase was born in Palermo, Italy, October 21, 1894.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 1977 by Genie and Moshe Szajngarten who occupied Chanase's former residence.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Muralists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baller, George Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brangwyn, Frank, Sir, 1867-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robinson, Boardman, 1876-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheva, Ausubel Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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