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Dorothy Dehner letters to Irma Commandy Bauman, 1953-1981

Bauman, Irma Commanday, 1915-



Collection Information

Size: 21 Items

Summary: 17 letters to Irma Commanday Bauman from Dorothy Dehner (several letters are also addressed to Irma's husband, Mordecai) in which Dehner accounts her daily activities.
Among the letters is a printed holiday card, 1953, designed by Dehner. Also included are four exhibition announcements for Dehner's works, some annotated by her.

Biographical/Historical Note

Irma Commandy Bauman (1915- ) is an arts advocate and educator in New York, N.Y.


Donated 2010 by Irma Commanday Bauman, who, with her husband Mordecai (1912-2007), founded and directed of Indian Hills workshop in Stockbridge , Mass., where Dorothy Dehner worked.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Dorothy Dehner letters to Irma Commandy Bauman, 1953-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.