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Donald F. Witherstine papers, [ca. 1936-1953]

Witherstine, Donald F. (Donald Frederick), 1896-1961

Painter, Etcher, Printmaker, Gallery director


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: A file on sculptor Sheila Burlingame containing 2 letters, a list of her sculpture, exhibition catalogs and announcements, newspaper and magazine clippings, 2 photographs of her sculpture MOUNTAIN GOAT and a photograph of a wood carving THE TRIUMPHANT CHRIST; a receipt from Gallery 200; newspaper clippings about Provincetown's Shore Studios, Gallery 200, and the Forum 49 lecture series held at Gallery 200; a schedule of Forum 49 events; a newsletter from the New England Chapter of Artists Equity Association, 1952; and a notice about Acorn Gallery's plans to exhibit contemporary art in the Philadelphia area.

Biographical/Historical Note

Gallery director, etcher, blockprinter and painter; Provincetown, Mass. Directed Shore Studios and Gallery 200. Forum 49 was founded by Fritz Bultman, Cecil Hemley and Weldon Kees in 1949.


Donated 1984 by Kay Witherstine Gilman, Witherstine's daughter.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Donald F. Witherstine papers, [ca. 1936-1953]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.