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Fay Lansner papers, 1948-1972

Lansner, Fay, 1921-

Painter, Fiber artist


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (32 items)

Summary: A list of 141 works by Lansner, stating the medium, dimensions, date painted, date sold, and location; 2 bibliographies of articles by and about Lansner; 2 photographs of Lansner; a resume of exhibitions; 9 clippings; 17 catalogs; and 3 pages of notes from a class taught by Hans Hofmann in 1948.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, tapestry artist; born in 1921 in Philadelphia, Pa. Studied at Temple University, 1945-1947; Columbia University, with Susanne Langer; the Art Students League,1947-1948; the Hans Hofmann School, 1948-1950; and with Fernand Leger, 1950.


Donated 1973 by Fay Lansner.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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How to Cite This Collection

Fay Lansner papers, 1948-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.