Robert Richenburg papers, circa 1910s-2008, bulk, 1950-2006

Richenburg, Robert, b. 1917 d. 2006
Active in East Hampton, N.Y.

Collection size: 5.3 linear feet

Collection Summary: The Robert Richenburg papers, circa 1910s-2008, measure 5.3 linear feet. Biographical material, correspondence, subject files, writings, audio/visual recordings, printed material, and photographs document the professional career and personal life of the educator and New York School painter and sculptor best known for his Abstract Expressionist paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Robert Bartlett Richenburg (1917-2006) was a painter and educator in New York City, Ithaca, and East Hampton, N.Y.

Donated in 2008 by Margaret Kerr, widow of Robert Richenburg, on behalf of herself and his son Ronald Richenburg.

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An oral history interview of Robert Richenburg was conducted by Dorothy Seckler for the Archives of American Art, circa 1968.