Sylvia Carewe papers, ca. 1930-1972

Carewe, Sylvia, b. 1906 d. 1981
Painter, Textile designer
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 58 items.

Collection Summary: An undated card from Milton and Sally Avery; photocopies of poems and writings by Carewe, undated and 1943-1972; 2 sketchbooks, ca. 1942, containing watercolor studies and sketches; a gouache, 1956, by Chaim Gross; 7 books with inscriptions by David Davidovich Burliuk, Chaim Gross, and Abraham Walkowitz. Two of the books contain a gouache and ink drawings by Burliuk and Gross with their inscriptions to Carewe. Also included are photographs, ca. 1930-1957, of Carewe, her son, friends and studio, a photograph of Carewe at an anti-Hitler rally in New York, and a photograph of Carewe and husband, art collector Marvin Small, ca. 1955, signed by Arnold Newman.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, tapissere; New York, N.Y.

Donor John Small is the son of Sylvia Carewe.

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