Maurice Sievan papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sievmaur
Creators:
Sievan, Maurice
Dates:
1934-1983
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, biographical information, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Resume and biographical notes by Sievan's widow, Lee Sievan; correspondence between Sievan and Raymond Piper concerning Sievan's thoughts on art, especially in regard to his painting "Whither O Lord"; a letter from Sievan to art critic Sam Feinstein, 1955; exhibition catalogs, 1939-1983; photocopies of reviews; 14 photographs of Sievan in his studio in Provincetown, Massachusetts and with other artists, including Milton Avery, Sydney Gross, J. Patrick Lannon, Waldemere Raemisch, Max Schnitzler, T. Trajan, and Abraham Walkowitz; and 11 photographs of Andrew Winter in his studio in Maine, 1949. Photographs were taken by Lee Sievan.
Scope and Contents
REEL D234: Correspondence; biographical information; lectures and other writings; photographs of Sievan and his works; and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1898 in the Ukraine and emmigrated with his family to the United States in 1907. Studied at the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League, and with Andre L'hote in Paris. Exhibited in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Museum of Modern Art, the Mortimer Brandt Gallery, and many others. Died 1981.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D234 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel D234 lent for microfilming 1965 by Sievan. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1973-1986 by Maurice and Lee Sievan.

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
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Avery, Milton, 1885-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gross, Sidney, 1897- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lannan, J. Patrick Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Raemisch, Waldemere, 1888-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schnitzler, Max, 1903- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trajan, Turku, 1887-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walkowitz, Abraham, 1880-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Winter, Andrew, 1893-1958 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sievan, Lee, 1907-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piper, Raymond Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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