Anna Walinska papers, 1925-1981

Walinska, Anna, b. 1906 d. 1997
Painter, Illustrator, Dealer
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 1.3 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, with letters from Joseph Breitenbach, Mona Sullivan, Saul Raskin, Beata Welsing, Elizabeth Erlanger, Ahron Ben-Shmuel, Bracha Hacohen, William Littlefield, and others; 5 travel and painting diaries kept of trips to the Far and Middle East, southeast Asia, and Europe; notes on art; 3 sketchbooks; photographs and slides of work and personal photographs; clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs; a scrapbook of the Guild Art Gallery, NYC, 1936-1937, which was co-founded by Walinska; and correspondence, printed material photographs and financial material relating to an exhibit of her work, HOLOCAUST: PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS, 1953-1978.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, lecturer, dealer; New York. Year of birth also cited as 1911.

Donated 1976-1981 by Anna Walinska.

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