Abraham Walkowitz papers, 1904-1969

Walkowitz, Abraham, b. 1880 d. 1965
Painter, Printmaker, Etcher
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 2.9 linear ft.

Collection Summary: The papers of painter Abraham Walkowitz date from 1904-1969, and measure 2.9 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical material; letters from artists, friends, and art collectors; business records; four interview transcripts; notes and writings; exhibition announcements, cataloges, and other printed material; and photographs of Walkowitz, friends, colleagues, and artworks.

Biographical/Historical Note: Abraham Walkowitz (1880-1965) was a painter and etcher from Brooklyn, N.Y.

Portions of the papers were donated in 1959 by Abraham Walkowitz; in 1966 by Dr. Rosa E. Prigosen, the artist's niece; in 1981 through a transfer of material from the National Museum of American Art/National Portrait Gallery Library; and in 1996 by Howard and Lila Schulman.

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Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview of Abraham Walkowitz conducted by Abram Lerner and Mary Bartlett Cowdrey, Dec. 8 and 22, 1958.