Archives of American Art

Nikolai Ivanovich Fechin papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.feshniko
Creators:
Feshin, Nikolań≠ Ivanovich, 1881-1955
Dates:
1923-1984
Languages:
Magazines on reel 323 are in Russian.
Physical Description:
22 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Printed material and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REEL 323: Photographs of Fechin, his family, his paintings, and of Lillian Gish with Feshin and his portrait of her; exhibition catalogs, clippings and two Russian magazines containing articles about him.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3254: Magazine articles about Fechin from Persimmon Hill, American West and House Beautiful; two exhibition catalogs, Nicolai Fechin Centennial Exhibition, 1981, and Fechin: The Builder by Eya Fechin, 1982; and a membership brochure and a newsletter from the Fechin Institute.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Taos, N.M. Born in Kazan, Russia. He came to the United States in 1923. He lived in Taos from 1927 to 1938.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 323 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3254 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 3254: Portions of the originals were returned to the lender, Mrs. Alexandra Fechin, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 323 lent for microfilming, 1972, by Mrs. Alexandra Fechin, who subsequently donated 4 photographs and an exhibition catalog. Material on reel 3254 donated by Eya Fechin, Nikolai's daughter, 1984. This material was transferred to the NMAA/NPG Library.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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.

Keywords
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Portrait painting -- 20th century -- New Mexico -- Taos Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- New Mexico -- Taos Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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