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Ben and Evelyn Wilson papers, [ca. 1939-1982]

Wilson, Ben, 1913-2001

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical data; letters from dealers, galleries and others; and undated draft of a letter of resignation from the Modern Artists Guild; an etching by Evelyn Wilson; exhibition catalogs and announcements for the Wilsons; a book, J'AI VU VIVRE L'AMERIQUE by Georges Blond, and a translation of an excerpt from the book describing a visit with Ben and Evelyn Wilson in New Jersey; magazine and newspaper clipppings about both artists; printed material relating to the American Artists School, New York City and the City College where Ben Wilson taught classes; and 7 photographs of Ben Wilson and his paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ben Wilson is a painter, teacher and lecturer; Evelyn Wilson is a sculptor; Blairstown, N.J.


Donated 1983 by Ben Wilson.

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How to Cite This Collection

Ben and Evelyn Wilson papers, [ca. 1939-1982]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.