Correspondence with Herzl Emanuel

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gurngeor
Creators:
Gurney, George
Dates:
1994
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence concerning Gurney's planned exhibition regarding approaches to carving sculpture, and in particular, Emanuel's work owned by the Museum, "Head of a Prophet." Emanuel provides a brief history of the work, responds to Gurney's questions regarding carving, and encloses a 5 p. typescript, "Recollections of Zadkine," (1975) in which he writes of the period he worked under Ossip Zadkine in Paris (and made "Head of a Prophet"), Zadkine's residence in New York during WW II, and their reunion in 1962 in Zadkine's Paris studio.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Gurney is Curator of Sculpture, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Emanuel is a sculptor known for his cubist style who lived in Rome, and later Westport, Ct.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5028 (fr. 434-448) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
All photocopies.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Photocopies donated by George Gurney, 1994. Photocopies discarded after microfilming.

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
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- France -- Paris Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Emanuel, Herzl, ca. 1915- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zadkine, Ossip Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Emanuel, Herzl, ca. 1915- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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