Ben Shahn letter, 1958

Shahn, Ben, b. 1898 d. 1969
Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in N.Y.; N.J.

Collection size: 1 item

Collection Summary: A letter, October 4, 1958, from Edith Halpert, to the Archives of American Art New York Archivist, signed "Miss Smith". Halpert describes her general impressions of Shahn and writes that he was in "this moring when he brought in some new silkscreens". She also writes about Shahn asking her if she has seen the sets he did for a ballet in Spoleto.

Biographical/Historical Note: Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a painter, printmaker, and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J.

Provenance unknown.

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