Elaine and Willem de Kooning financial records, 1951-1969

De Kooning, Elaine, b. 1918 d. 1989
Active in New York, N.Y.

De Kooning, Willem, b. 1904 d. 1997
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: ca. 1.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Joint federal income tax returns, 1951, 1953, and 1954, cancelled checks, cash receipts, bills, and bank statements.

Biographical/Historical Note: Elaine de Kooning (1918- 1989) was a scupltor in New York, N.Y. and East Hampton, N.Y. Her husband (1904- 1997), Willem de Kooning was an action painter from Holland who flourished in the New York school.

Donated 1981 by Elaine de Kooning.

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