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Dorothy Dehner papers, 1920-1987, bulk 1951-1987

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Series 7: Photographs , 1930s-1986
(Box 5; 0.1 linear feet)

Series consists of photographs of Dehner, her friend and mentor John Graham (taken by her in the Brooklyn apartment she shared with David Smith), and her second husband Ferdinand Mann (featured with others, including Fiorello LaGuardia, Arshile Gorky, and Henry Knight, at the opening of the W.P.A. Art Gallery), as well as photographs of Dehner works from the 1950s (assembled in an album or portfolio of "Recent Works") and some later works. Also found is an abstract photograph taken by David Smith circa 1934, one of several he created using the technique of double exposure.
Photographs are arranged in rough chronological order.
Description Container Select
Photographs of John Graham and Art in His Collection (Reel D298), 1930s
5 (hol)
18
Abstract Photograph by David Smith (unfilmed), circa 1934
5 (hol)
19
Photograph of Ferdinand Mann at Opening of W.P.A. Art Gallery (Reel 1372), circa 1938
5 (hol)
20
Photographs of Art Work, Album and Loose Photographs (Reel D298), 1950s
(2 folders)
5 (hol)
21-22
Photograph of Dorothy Dehner at Yaddo (Reel 1372), 1971
5 (hol)
23
Photographs of Unidentified Dehner Exhibition (unfilmed), circa 1985
5 (hol)
24
Photograph of Dorothy Dehner with Her Art Work (unfilmed), 1986
5 (hol)
25
Photographs of Art Work [taken at Dehner's home] (unfilmed), 1986
Includes photograph of Dorothy Dehner with unidentified woman.
5 (hol)
26
Photograph of Art Work by John Graham (unfilmed), undated
5 (hol)
27

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