Collection ID:
Hasen, Burt
Physical Description:
1 Linear foot

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, art work, photographs, a ledger, diary entries, printed material, and a video recording.
Scope and Contents
Personal and professional correspondence, 1948-1992, includes letters from Hasen to his family, and from Dolph Baranik, Joseph Cornell, Hans Hofmann, Graham Sutherland, Cassie Schwartz, and others. Art work includes 6 drawings. Printed material consists of a book, CONTES DE L'INATTENDU, by Richard Parker, illustrated by Hasen, exhibition catalogs and announcements, 1948-1994, and clippings and articles, 1948-1992. Also included are twelve photographs of Hasen and friends; a bound volume listing print sales and loans, completed prints for 1977, and diary entries dated January and February, 1977 (some in French); a videotape (30 min.) of Hasen interviewed by Bill Page; and an award for the Emily Lowe Foundation Fourth Prize in Painting, 1953.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Primarily printed material, including exhibition announcements, catalogs, and reviews of shows in which Hasen was included. Also found are ca. ten letters, notably from artists John Hultberg, Paul Resika, and Harold Tovish, represented by one letter each.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and printmaker; New York. Middle name is occasionally spelled Stanly. b. 1921. d. 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1981 and 1994 by Burton Stanley Hasen, and in 2000 by his wife, Mary.

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 table of terms and types.
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Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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