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Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998

Yamin, Alice D., 1905-2002

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter, draftsperson, and art consultant Alice Yamin date from 1927-1998, and measure 2.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are letters from artists, writers, galleries, and CIGY-GEIGY Corporation for whom Yamin worked as an art consultant. The collection also contains exhibition files, printed material, and photographs of Yamin, family members, and colleagues.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alice Bernard was born on April 8, 1905 in Paris, France. She was brought to the United States as a child and spent most of her life in New York City. She married writer Leo Yamin who died on January 20, 1999.

Provenance

The Alice Yamin papers were donated in 1981 by the artist and in 2002 by Harry Smith, her nephew.

Language Note

English .