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Hananiah Harari papers, 1939-1983 [and undated]

Harari, Hananiah, 1912-2000

Muralist, Painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet (425 items)

Summary: Correspondence, undated and 1940-1983, with his wife Freda, his parents and friends, art dealers, clients for whom he did portraits, galleries, museums, publishers and others; writings and photocopies of writings, undated, 1972 and 1975, about art, his paintings and dreams; statements and receipts for sale of his works of art; loan agreements, shipping invoices and receipts, 1941-1977, for works borrowed for exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, Cerberus Gallery Inc., New York City, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, Rhode Island, and New York WPA Artists, Inc.; 8 exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1939-1981; and an undated notation that Harari won the Emy Herzfeld Award for his painting BAROQUE PORTAL.
Also includes 2 photocopies of articles, 1 newspaper clipping and other printed material about Harari; 23 photographs of Harari, his friends, his studios in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France and in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York, and his works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, cartoonist, muralist, commercial artist, educator; New York City. Born in Rochester, N.Y. Died July 19, 2000.


Donated 1983 by Hananiah Harari.

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How to Cite This Collection

Hananiah Harari papers, 1939-1983 [and undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.