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A Finding Aid to the Al Hirschfeld papers, 1931-1983 | Digitized Collection

Al Hirschfeld papers, 1931-1983

Hirschfeld, Al, 1903-2003

Caricaturist

This site provides access to the papers of Al Hirschfeld in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2010. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 1,004 images.

Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Collection Information

Size: 0.9 linear ft.

Summary: The collection measures 0.9 linear feet, dates from 1931-1983, and documents the career of caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. Found within the papers are letters, business records, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003) was a caricaturist from New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated 1983 by Al Hirschfeld and by dealer George Goodstadt.

Funding

Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.