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Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999

Levine, Jack, 1915-2010

Painter

This site provides access to the papers of Jack Levine in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 3,069 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art

Collection Information

Size: 3.2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York social realist painter and printmaker Jack Levine date from 1923-1999, and measure 3.2 linear feet. Levine's career is documented through biographical material, scattered letters, notes and a speech, writings, student drawings, three scrapbooks, printed material and nearly one linear foot of photographs of Levine, his family, and his colleagues.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jack Levine (1915-2010) was born in Boston, Massachusetts and worked as painter and printmaker primarily in New York City. Levine was one of the leading painters and advocates of the Social Realism School of the late 1930s.

Provenance

Jack Levine donated his papers to the Archives in 1962, 1978, and 1999.

Funding

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art