Donald F. Witherstine papers, [ca. 1936-1953]

Witherstine, Donald F. (Donald Frederick), b. 1896 d. 1961
Painter, Printmaker, Etcher, Gallery director
Active in Provincetown, Mass.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: A file on sculptor Sheila Burlingame containing 2 letters, a list of her sculpture, exhibition catalogs and announcements, newspaper and magazine clippings, 2 photographs of her sculpture MOUNTAIN GOAT and a photograph of a wood carving THE TRIUMPHANT CHRIST; a receipt from Gallery 200; newspaper clippings about Provincetown's Shore Studios, Gallery 200, and the Forum 49 lecture series held at Gallery 200; a schedule of Forum 49 events; a newsletter from the New England Chapter of Artists Equity Association, 1952; and a notice about Acorn Gallery's plans to exhibit contemporary art in the Philadelphia area.

Biographical/Historical Note: Gallery director, etcher, blockprinter and painter; Provincetown, Mass. Directed Shore Studios and Gallery 200. Forum 49 was founded by Fritz Bultman, Cecil Hemley and Weldon Kees in 1949.

Donated 1984 by Kay Witherstine Gilman, Witherstine's daughter.

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