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August Arp papers, 1927-1981

Arp, August, 1894-1968



Collection Information

Size: 94 Items

Summary: Certificates of baptism and death; correspondence, 1927-1967, with friends, family, and other artists, and letters of condolence to his family on his death; several unpublished poems; art works, consisting of 12 pencil & charcoal sketches, including preliminary drawings for Christmas cards, 8 original silkcreened Christmas cards and designs, 3 hand-colored linecut Christmas cards, and 1 book jacket design in pastels and charcoal (24.6 x 22 cm. or smaller.); photographs of Arp and 21 slides of his paintings; a brief biographical sketch, 1981, by his widow, Raizel Wiesenberg Arp; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y.


Donated 1982 by Raizel Wiesenberg Arp, August Arp's widow.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

August Arp papers, 1927-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.