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Ben Shahn letter to Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, 1953 or 1954?

Ben Shahn letter to Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, 1953 or 1954?

Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

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Title: Ben Shahn letter to Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, 1953 or 1954?

Date: 1953 or 1954?

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 16 x 12 cm.

Description: Shahn writes to say that it was good to meet the Fleischmans and recommends that they call his uncle M. B. DeKoven.

Includes illustration of a puppeteer.

Date based on a letter from Barbara Fleischman to the Shahns in the Ben Shahn papers (box 11, folder 7) which appears to be a response to this letter. Fleischman's letter is dated January 3, 1954, and she mentions having called Mr. DeKoven.

Creator: Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

Forms part of: Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers, 1837-1984, bulk 1935-1979

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Ben Shahn letter to Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, 1953 or 1954?. Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers, 1837-1984, bulk 1935-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 8942