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Burgoyne Diller papers, 1924-1987

Diller, Burgoyne, 1906-1965


Collection Information

Size: 1.5 linear feet

Summary: The collection documents the abstract painter's career and includes two letters, a notebook, four annotated sketchbooks, art work, and clippings. The collection primarily consists of art work, including hundreds of drawings that document the development of Burgoyne Diller's unique artistic style.

Biographical/Historical Note

Burgoyne Diller (1906-1965) was a painter in New York, N.Y. Diller was associated with abstract painting, particularly Neoplasticism.


Notebooks, clippings, letter, Christmas card and 77 sketches/studies donated 1983 and 1995 by Kenneth Prescott, who received them from the Diller estate.228 sketches/studies and fragments donated 1992 by the Grace Diller estate via William C. LaCrone, executor. Additional sketches and studies by Diller donated 2010 by Emma-Stina Prescott.

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