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Correspondence between Ralph F. Colin and Jean Dubuffet, 1960-1983

Colin, Ralph F., 1900-1985

Dealer, Collector, Lawyer


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Carbon copies and 1 draft of 59 letters from Colin to Dubuffet, 1960-1980; and 100 letters from Dubuffet to Colin, some also to Mrs. Colin, 1960-1983. Letters mostly regard personal matters as well as Dubuffet's exhibitions in America.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ralph F. Colin (1900-1985) is a lawyer, art dealer, and collector from New York, N.Y.


Donated 1988 by Georgia Colin, the widow of Ralph F. Colin.

Language Note

Letters from Dubuffet are in French.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Correspondence between Ralph F. Colin and Jean Dubuffet, 1960-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.