Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.levidavi
Creators:
Levine, David, 1926-2009
Dates:
[ca. 1953-1984]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information, including a resume, clippings, notes by Levine, awards, certificates, and professional memberships, 1960-1984; 14 files of correspondence containing mainly business letters, including caricature assignments from THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS, commission and purchase inquiries, loan requests, and letters of appreciation including letters from Raphael Soyer, Norman Mailer, and Jack Rosen; three undated interviews and a transcript of a taped interview about Maurice Prendergast, including a book A SKETCHBOOK OF MAURICE PRENDERGAST with the appreciation written by Levine; miscellaneous writings; business, legal and financial records, 1956-1981; a scrapbook, 1954-1970; printed material, 1952-1984; photographs, undated and 1960-1981.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Cartoonist and painter; Brooklyn, New York. Studied at Tyler School of Fine Arts and the Hans Hofmann School. He is noted for his satires of political, literary, and art figures. Work is mainly in pen and ink and watercolors.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1984 by David Levine.

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
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Cartooning Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rosen, Jack Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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