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Day N. Schnabel papers, 1916-1980

Schnabel, Day N., 1905-1991

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 3 Linear feet, (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence; notes and writings, including a travel diary and a Paris studio notebook; business records; a sketchbook; clippings; magazines; exhibition announcements and catalogs; art supply catalogs; a photograph album of Schnabel's family and friends; and photographs of works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor and painter; Paris, France.


Donated 1984 by Day N. Schnabel.

Language Note

Approximately half of the material in the collection is in French and German.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3815-3817 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Day N. Schnabel papers, 1916-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.