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Collection size: 9 items.
Collection Summary: Bertha Kainen's correspondence with art historian Avis Berman, first husband, artist Jacob Kainen, and National Museum of American Art Director, Elizabeth Broun, regarding Berman's essay, "Images from a Life," in JACOB KAINEN (Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1993). Kainen discusses what she believes to be errors in Berman's essay. The book was published on the occassion of a Jacob Kainen retrospective exhibition at the National Museum of American Art, 1993.
Biographical/Historical Note: Bertha Kainen was the first wife of artist Jacob Kainen.
Donated 1994 by Bertha Kainen.
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