William Gropper letter to Jane SoRelle

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gropwill2
Creators:
Gropper, William, 1897-1977
Dates:
1964
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A letter from Gropper to Jane SoRelle, 1964, introducing himself and explaining his intended absence from the Rome exhibition which SoRelle is arranging. He comments on the consequences of his blacklisting by Joseph McCarthy, and his hope that Carlo Levy will look at the work he produced from 1953-1956, following the McCarthy investigations.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, cartoonist, lithographer; Croton-on-Hudson, New York. WPA muralist and painter of social comment.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Letter is a photographic copy.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of original unknown.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donor unknown.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Political aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Social conditions -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartoonists -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithographers -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
SoRelle, Jane Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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