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Anna Walinska papers, 1927-2002, bulk 1935-1980

Walinska, Anna, 1906-1997

Dealer, Painter, Illustrator

This site provides access to the papers of Anna Walinska in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2018, and total 2,432 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by Rosina Rubin.

Collection Information

Size: 2.1 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York-based painter, teacher and art director Anna Walinska measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1927 to 2002, with the bulk of material from 1935 to 1980. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, writings, travel diaries, printed material, scrapbooks, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Anna Walinska (1906-1997) was a New York artist, teacher and gallery director who traveled widely and is most well known for her paintings related to the subject of the Holocaust.

Provenance

The papers were donated by Anna Walinska in two installations in 1976 and 1981. Rosina Rubin, Anna Walinska's niece, made a third donation of material in 2017.

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Language Note

The collection is in English, Hebrew, French, Czech, and Spanish.

Funding

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by Rosina Rubin.