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Boris Israelevich Anisfeld papers, 1917-1984

Anisfeld, Boris Israelevich, 1879-1973

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Collection Information

Size: 1.3 Linear feet, ca. 1,000 items

Summary: Biographical information and personal documents; correspondence; inventories of his work; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; a scrapbook; and miscellany. A large group of letters, 1967-1971, from Anisfeld's nurse to his daughter, Mrs. Otis Chatfield-Taylor, also included.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, sculptor.


Donated 1971-1984 by Mrs. Otis Chatfield-Taylor, daughter of Anisfeld.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Boris Israelevich Anisfeld papers, 1917-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.