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A Finding Aid to the Joan Ludman papers relating to Fairfield Porter, circa 1910-2003, bulk, 1976-2001

Joan Ludman papers relating to Fairfield Porter, circa 1910-2003, bulk, 1976-2001

Ludman, Joan, 1932-

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Collection Information

Size: 4.2 linear feet

Summary: The Joan Ludman papers relating to Fairfield Porter, circa 1910-2003, bulk, 1976-2001, mainly document her research for "Fairfield Porter: A Catalogue Raisonné of his Prints," (1981) and "Fairfield Porter: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels (2001)." In addition, there are records concerning "Prints by Fairfield Porter from the Lauris and Daniel J. Mason Collection," a traveling exhibition organized by Ludman. Also included are general printed material about Fairfield Porter and his work, records concerning authentication of artwork by Porter, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joan Ludman (1932- ) is an art historian with expertise in prints, developed a deep interest in the work of Fairfield Porter while living in Westbury, Long Island.

Provenance

The Joan Ludman papers relating to Fairfield Porter were donated to the Archives of American Art by Joan Ludman in 2003, 2004, and 2015.

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