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Series 3 | A Finding Aid to the A. G. (Abel George) Warshawsky papers, circa 1900-1988 | Digitized Collection

A. G. (Abel George) Warshawsky papers, circa 1900-1988

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3: Writings and Notes, circa 1930-circa 1950
0.4 linear feet
Box 1

Writings by A.G. Warshawsky include versions of his autobiography entitled: "My Brush with Life," "Adventures with Color and Brush," and a later typescript entitled "Warshawsky's Autobiography." Also found are other writings on art and a notebook.
Warshawsky's autobiography records his life in Paris, activities, and acquaintances as a young art student in Paris. He recalls meeting Winslow Homer, (Gustave) Dounies Courtois, Modigliani, Paul Signac and Auguste Renoir. Mentioned are Jack Casey, Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr., Samuel Halpert, Ben Kafka, David Karfunkle, Leon Kroll, Louis Loeb, Henry Mathes, Ivan Olinsky, Alfred Rigny, Hugo Robus, Daniel Gale Turnbull, Alexander Warshawsky (his brother), Wythe Williams, and William Zorach.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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"The Barnums of Art," by A.G. Warshawsky, circa 1930
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[After Ethel's Funeral], by A.G. Warshawsky, circa 1930
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"My Brush with Life," by A.G. Warshawsky, circa 1940
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"Adventures with Color and Brush," by A.G. Warshawsky, circa 1940
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15-16
[Craftsmanship], by A.G. Warshawsky, circa 1950
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"Warshawsky's Autobiography," by A.G. Warshawsky, circa 1950
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Notebook, circa 1940
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19

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