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Benjamin Abramowitz papers, 1933-1978

Abramowitz, Benjamin, 1917-2011

Painter, Printmaker, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 494 Items

Summary: 333 letters, including both business and personal correspondence; essays on art and aesthetics (3 folders); teaching notes; an album, ca. 1945, containing 24 photographs of paintings by Abramowitz; 30 photographs of works of art by Abramowitz, including 19 color photographs of sculpture; photographs of Abramowitz and his friends; exhibition catalogs; 57 photocopies of prints by Abramowitz; and printed miscellany, including clippings and publicity materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, printmaker, sculptor; Greenbelt, Maryland. Born July 3, 1917. Died November 21, 2011.


Donated 1979 by Benjamin Abramowitz.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Benjamin Abramowitz papers, 1933-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.