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Anna Walinska papers, 1925-1981

Anna Walinska papers, 1925-1981

Walinska, Anna, 1906-1997

Painter, Dealer, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 1.3 linear ft.

Summary: Correspondence, with letters from Joseph Breitenbach, Mona Sullivan, Saul Raskin, Beata Welsing, Elizabeth Erlanger, Ahron Ben-Shmuel, Bracha Hacohen, William Littlefield, and others; 5 travel and painting diaries kept of trips to the Far and Middle East, southeast Asia, and Europe; notes on art; 3 sketchbooks; photographs and slides of work and personal photographs; clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs; a scrapbook of the Guild Art Gallery, NYC, 1936-1937, which was co-founded by Walinska; and correspondence, printed material photographs and financial material relating to an exhibit of her work, HOLOCAUST: PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS, 1953-1978.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, lecturer, dealer; New York. Year of birth also cited as 1911.


Donated 1976-1981 by Anna Walinska.

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How to Cite This Collection

Anna Walinska papers, 1925-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.