Walkowitz, Abraham, b. 1880 d. 1965
Painter, Printmaker, Etcher
Active in N.Y.
This site provides access to the papers of Abraham Walkowitz in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 3,336 images.
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation of American Art
Collection size: 2.9 linear feet
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, catalogs, and other printed material; and photographs of Walkowitz, friends, colleagues, and artworks.
Biographical/Historical Note: Abraham Walkowitz (1880-1965) was a painter from Brooklyn, New York.
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.
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation of American Art.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with Abraham Walkowitz, 1958 December 8-22
- Image and Media Gallery items from other collections related to Walkowitz, Abraham