Letters to Beatrice Lippincott (Garvan) from Lyonel and Julia Feininger

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.garvbeat
Creators:
Garvan, Beatrice B.
Feininger, Julia
Dates:
1951-1952
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A letter from Julia Feininger, 1951 Sept. 17, and one from Lyonel Feininger, 1952 Apr. 29 (illustrated with a woodcut), discussing the history of the Feininger painting, "The Cathedral," in response to queries from the purchaser, Beatrice Lippincott (later Beatrice Garvan). Enclosed in the 1951 letter is a photograph of the painting, with a short history by Feininger on the back. An additional photograph of the painting is also included.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, printmaker, cartoonist; New York, N.Y. and Berlin, Germany.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 1354-1362) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Beatrice Lippincott Garvan.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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