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Frank Seiberling research material on George Bellows, 1934-1962, (bulk 1934-1948)

Seiberling, Frank, b. 1908
Art historian

Collection size: 1.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Research material compiled in preparation for Seiberling's dissertation on Bellows, "George Bellows, 1882-1925: His Life and Development as an Artist" (University of Chicago, 1948).

Included are Seiberling's correspondence, 1934-1962, with Guy Pene Du Bois, Walt Kuhn, Leon Kroll and Mrs. George Bellows; typescript copies of letters by George Bellows, a few compiled by Leon Kroll; writings, including Seiberling's dissertation and writings on Bellows by John Russell Taylor; research notes; clippings and exhibition catalogs; copyprints of photographs of Bellows, Bellows at a class taught by Robert Henri at the "Chase School," of Bellows at Henri's studio, and of works of art by Bellows, Henri, Everett Shinn and Diego Rivera.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian. Bellows was a painter and a member of the Ashcan School. Member of the Eight.

Donated 1991 by Nancy Seiberling, widow of Frank Seiberling.

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