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A Finding Aid to the Abraham Joel Tobias papers, 1913-2000

Abraham Joel Tobias papers, 1913-2000

Tobias, Abraham Joel, 1913-1996

Muralist, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 2.8 linear ft.

Summary: The Abraham Joel Tobias papers date from 1913 to 2000 and measure 2.8 linear feet. Through project and exhibition files, printed material, correspondence, and photographs, the collection provides an overview of Tobias's career as a painter and muralist in New York City.

Biographical/Historical Note

Abraham Joel Tobias (1913-1996) was a painter, muralist, and educator in New York City. He was a pioneer in the use of shaped canvases.

Provenance

Donated 2001 by Carolyn Tobias, Tobias' widow.