Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.thalsamu
Creators:
Thal, Samuel, 1903-1964
Dates:
1942-1976
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Reel
ca. 150 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information; correspondence; sketchbooks; a file on the [Jacques] Maroger medium, including instructions for preparation, receipts for materials, and clippings; Thal's notes on his paintings and prints; press releases; loan receipts; and an exhibition catalog.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, etcher, sculptor; Boston, Mass. Thal was a follower of Maroger's medium, which is a painting technique based on that of the Old Masters and "rediscovered" by Parisian artist Jacques Maroger. It involves the use of a special resin and oil emulsion in colloidal solution with pigment.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2379 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Anna Thal, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent 1982 by Anna Thal, Thal's daughter.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Engraving -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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