Simka Simkhovitch papers

Collection ID:
Simkhovitch, Simka, 1893-1949
Physical Description:
1 Linear foot

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1931-1948, to Simkhovitch from museums, galleries, publishers, art organizations, admirers, and others regarding his work, and condolence letters to Mrs. Simkhovitch, 1949; contracts, mailing lists, and other business records regarding his association with the Midtown Galleries, 1931-1948; a scrapbook of clippings and other printed material regarding Simkhovitch's work and exhibitions, 1940-1941; printed material, including clippings, reproductions of paintings, and exhibition catalogs, 1931-1987; and photographs of Simkhovitch in his studio, his paintings, and exhibition installations.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Connecticut. Born in Russia. Came to U.S. in 1924 and settled in Greenwich, Conn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Naomi Rottman, daughter of Simka Simkhovitch, in 1989, via Janet Marqusee, of Janet Marqusee Fine Arts, Ltd., author of exhibition catalog on Simkhovitch.

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.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Connecticut Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Midtown Galleries (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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