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Alvord Eiseman research material concerning Charles Demuth, circa 1914-2005

Alvord Eiseman research material concerning Charles Demuth, circa 1914-2005

Eiseman, Alvord L., 1916-1991

Collection Information

Size: 10.8 linear feet

Summary: Alvord Eiseman's research material on Charles Demuth in preparation for a Demuth catalog raisonne that was never completed. Included are project files, card catalog sets, photographs of Demuth's work and correspondence regarding his works, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous. Also included is Eiseman's dissertation, "A Study of the Development of an Artist: Charles Demuth," New York University, 1974.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alvord Eiseman (1916-1991) was an art historian and specialist on painter Charles Demuth (1883-1935).

Provenance

Donated 2016 by Grete Meilman, a friend of Alvord Eiseman's. Meilman received the collection at the time of Eiseman's death.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Alvord Eiseman research material concerning Charles Demuth, circa 1914-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.