Jimmy Ernst papers, 1920-2007

Ernst, Jimmy, b. 1920 d. 1984
Painter, Educator
Active in New York, N.Y.; New Canaan, Conn.

Collection size: 18.3 linear feet

Collection Summary: Correspondence, research files and writings, book project and exhibition files, photographs, printed material (5.0 linear feet) , and audio-visual material (1.0 linear feet) documenting the career of Jimmy Ernst as a visual artist as well as his personal relationships with family and friends.

Biographical/Historical Note: Jimmy Ernst (1920-1984) was a painter living in East Hampton, N.Y.

Donated 2012 by Amy Louise Ernst, Jimmy Ernst's daughter.

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Also found in the Archives are the Max and Dorothea Ernst letters concerning Max Ernst's American citizenship status (photocopies) microfilmed on reel 3829.

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