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Gene Kloss papers, 1932-1956

Kloss, Gene, 1903-1996

Painter, Etcher

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 0.11 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of California and New Mexico painter and etcher, Gene Kloss, provide scattered documentation of Kloss's career through 35 items dating from 1932-1956. Records include letters to Kloss, primarily about exhibitions and purchases of her work; press clippings documenting exhibitions and other activities including lectures delivered by Kloss; a photograph of Kloss and three photographs of her artwork; and ten etchings. The etchings represent a complete set of the artist's prints of the Southwest executed for the Public Works of Art Project from 1933-1934.

The papers of California and New Mexico painter and etcher, Gene Kloss, provide scattered documentation of Kloss's career through 35 items dating from 1932-1956. Records include letters to Kloss, primarily about exhibitions and purchases of her work; press clippings documenting exhibitions and other activities including lectures delivered by Kloss; a photograph of Kloss and three photographs of her artwork; and ten etchings. The etchings represent a complete set of the artist's prints of the Southwest executed for the Public Works of Art Project from 1933-1934.

Biographical/Historical Note

California and New Mexico etcher and painter, Gene Kloss, was known for her depictions of the American Southwest.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 1964 by Gene Kloss.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

The collection was digitized in 2021 and is available on the Archives of American Art website.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

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How to Cite This Collection

Gene Kloss papers, 1932-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.