De Kooning, Elaine Marie, b. 1918 d. 1989
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 1.5 linear feet
Collection Summary: The Elaine de Kooning papers date circa 1959-1988 and measure 1.5 linear feet. Scrapbooks, writings, interviews, lectures, photographs, printed material and artifacts document Elaine de Koonings career and life with Willem de Kooning.
Biographical/Historical Note: Elaine de Kooning (1918-1989) was a painter, teacher and writer on art influenced by the Abstract Expressionists lived and worked in New York City and East Hampton, New York.
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2013 and 2014 by Denise Lassaw, de Kooning's goddaughter.
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Also in the Archives
- Elaine and Willem de Kooning financial records, 1951-1969
- Oral history interview with Elaine de Kooning, 1981 Aug. 27
- Image Gallery items from other collections related to De Kooning, Elaine Marie