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Bertha Kainen correspondence, 1993-1994

Kainen, Bertha


Collection Information

Size: 9 Items

Summary: Bertha Kainen's correspondence with art historian Avis Berman, first husband, artist Jacob Kainen, and National Museum of American Art Director, Elizabeth Broun, regarding Berman's essay, "Images from a Life," in JACOB KAINEN (Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1993). Kainen discusses what she believes to be errors in Berman's essay. The book was published on the occassion of a Jacob Kainen retrospective exhibition at the National Museum of American Art, 1993.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bertha Kainen was the first wife of artist Jacob Kainen.


Donated 1994 by Bertha Kainen.

Language Note

Undetermined .

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35mm microfilm reel 5030 (fr. 468-486) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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How to Cite This Collection

Bertha Kainen correspondence, 1993-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.