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Aline Meyer Liebman papers, 1906-1978

Aline Meyer Liebman papers, 1906-1978

Liebman, Aline Meyer, 1879-1966

Painter, Photographer

Collection Information

Size: 1.3 linear ft.

Addition: 0.4 linear ft.

Summary: Correspondence, photographs, business and financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, and exhibition catalogs document Mrs. Liebman's acquisition of modern American art, European painting and decorative arts, her interest in and support of photography, her encouragement of individual artists, the inception and early history of the Museum of Modern Art, and her own painting career.

Biographical/Historical Note

Aline Meyer Liebman (1879-1966) was a painter, art patron, and collector of modern art from New York, N.Y. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., Aline Meyer Liebman studied at Barnard College, and with Stefan Hirsch and Henry Mosler. She exhibited at Walker Galleries (1936), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (1937), Bennington College (1937), Portland Museum (1939), and Weyhe Gallery (1943), among others.


Donated 1986 and 1989 by Margaret Liebman Berger, Aline Meyer Liebman's daughter.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 4203 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Aline Meyer Liebman papers, 1906-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.