Elizabeth Shoumatoff papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.shoueliz
Creators:
Shoumatoff, Elizabeth
Dates:
1945-1991
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
10.1 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence consists of letters regarding portraits commissioned; photographs of art work including documentation of portraits done of the Ward family and the Shoumatoff family and presidential portraits, including her painting of Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated in the White House in 1967; studies for various portraits; clippings regarding her presidental portraits and her work; a series of engagement calendars; exhibition catalogs; a large group of color transparencies of paintings; and writings by Shoumatoff including the manuscript for her book FDR'S UNFINISHED PORTRAIT(1991).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter. Born 1888. Died 1980.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Nicholas Shoumatoff and Sophie Ward, the son and daughter of Elizabeth Shoumatoff.

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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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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