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Bernard Rosenquit papers, 1945-1991

Bernard Rosenquit papers, 1945-1991

Rosenquit, Bernard, 1923-1991

Sculptor, Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: REEL 5299: 45 items.

ADDITION: 1.0 linear ft.

Summary: Collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed material.

REEL 5299: Personal and business letters; 4 photographs of Rosenquit, 1947-1966, and 4 of his work; a resumé, 1976; a draft of a short story by Rosenquit, "An Orderly Suicide," clippings; reproductions; and announcements for shows at the Roko Gallery and elsewhere. Many items are annotated by Rosenquit. Among the correspondents are Ann Freilich, Wendy Owen, Daniele Deverin, and May Swenson.

ADDITION: Personal and business letters; newspaper clippings; three photographs of Rosenquit; exhibition brochures and announcements; biographical information and press reviews.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, printmaker; New York , N.Y.; b. 1923; d. 1991.


Donated 1976 by Bernard Rosenquit and in 2003 by Vivian Hecht and Pauline Seener, Rosenquit's sisters.

Microfilm reel 5299 (fr. 1157-1221) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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