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Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, 1891-1986

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Series 9: Studio Notebooks , 1935-1975, undated
(boxes 10-11; 1.9 linear ft.)

This series has been divided into notebooks numbered by Rattner and those arranged chronologically. All of the notebooks remain in their original order. Rattner used these notebooks to keep track of his paintings, their titles, when they were painted, what gallery he sent them to and when, where and when they were exhibited, what medium he used, or what person he gave them to as gifts.
  • 9.1: Studio Notebooks Numbered by Rattner, 1942-1968
  • 9.2: Studio Notebooks Chronologically Arranged, 1935-1975, undated
Studio notebooks numbered by Rattner are on reels 5269-5271.
9.1: Studio Notebooks Numbered by Rattner, 1942-1968
Description Container
Record of work I, 1942-1946
10
1-3
Record of work II, 1947-1949
10
4
Record of work III, 1950-1952
10
5-6
Record of work IV, 1954-1956
10
7-9
Record of work V, 1955-1960
10
10-11
Record of work VI, 1961-1962
10
12-13
Record of work VII, 1963-1964
10
14-15
Record of work VIII, 1965-1966
10
16-17
Record of work IX, 1967-1968
10
18-20
9.2: Studio Notebooks Chronologically Arranged, 1935-1975, undated
Description Container
Notebook, 1935, 1938-1939
10
21
Arts and Crafts Club, New Orleans, 1942
10
22
Pigment techniques, 1947
10
23
List of works delivered, 1947-1949
10
24
Woodstock panel, 1949
10
25
Various notes, [circa 1950s]
10
26
Paris, [circa 1950s]
10
27
Notebook, 1954
10
28-29
Notebook, 1955-1957
10
30
Notebook, 1956-1958
10
31
Notebook, 1957
11
1-2
Notebook, circa 1960s
11
3-4
Notebook, 1961-1962
11
5-6
Lithographs, prints, artist proofs, 1961-1975
11
7-8
Watercolor index, 1962-1963
11
9
Sag Harbor, [1965, 1967-1968]
11
10
Israel, [1967-1968]
11
11-12
Outgoing artwork: gifts, exhibitions, 1967-1970
11
13
Outgoing artwork: Kennedy Gallery exhibition, 1968
11
14
Outgoing artwork: Heschels book Israel: An Echo of Eternity, [1970]
11
15
Notebook, 1970-1975
11
16
Notebook, [1975]
11
17-18
Notebooks , 1976-1977
11
19
Notebooks, undated
11
20-29

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