Arnold Friedman papers, [ca. 1910-1984]

Friedman, Arnold, b. 1874 d. 1946
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (177 items).

Collection Summary: Letters, undated and 1933-1946, from Albany Institute of History and Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Alfred Barr, Cincinnati Art Museum, Robert W. Leeds, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert C. Osborn, Duncan Phillips, Homer Saint-Gaudens, Edward B. Rowan and Edward Bruce, Treasury Section of Fine Arts, and others.

Also includes a citation, 1945, for meritorious service rendered in the U.S. Treasury Department's Seventh War Loan; letters to Friedman's widow, Renee, 1946-1949 and 1961, from Walter Pach, Robert C. Osborn, and others; a photocopy of the decision of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court regarding the ownership of 305 works by Friedman, 1977; exhibition catalogs and announcements, undated and ca. 1925-1983; clippings, press releases and Zabriskie Gallery newsletters, 1940-1984; photographs of Friedman, his family and friends, undated and ca. 1910-1913; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y. Birthdate also given as 1872, 1879, and 1882.

Donated 1984 by Elizabeth Friedman, daughter of Arnold Friedman.

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