Archives of American Art

Abraham and Esther Rattner letter to Helen Kroll Kramer

Collection ID:
Rattner, Abraham
Gentle, Esther, 1900-
Physical Description:
1 Item
(on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A letter from the Rattners to Helen Kroll Kramer thanking her for the "warm fullness of the evening you gave us at your home at Ein Hod."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Kramer is an assemblage artist and sculptor. Abraham Rattner (1895-1978) was a painter in New York, N.Y. His 2nd wife, Esther Gentle, was also a painter.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3470 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Emily Nathan, a former AAA staff member, 1977. She also donated catalogs of the Kramer Collection at Cornell University and of Kramer's exhibition "Wall Textures" that were transferred to the vertical files of the National Musuem of Art/National Portrait Gallery Library.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kramer, Helen Kroll Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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