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John Little papers, 1935-1978

Little, John, 1907-

Painter, Textile designer, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (71 items)

Summary: Correspondence, including letters from Sam Hunter, Hans Hofmann, Betty Parsons, Guild Hall, and Frederick Kiesler; clippings; correspondence; photographs of Little and his work; printed brochures, one which includes a large Hans Namuth photograph of Little; an exhibition catalog of Elizabeth Parker; and a clipping about the Signa Gallery.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, sculptor, textile designer; born in Alabama, moved to New York; Attended Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, the Art Students League, studied with George Grosz, and at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts. Taught at University of California, Berkeley and was treasurer of the Signa Gallery, which is located in East Hampton, New York. Little's preferred media are oils and bronze.


Donated 1980-1981 by John Little.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Correspondence: are all photocopies.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

John Little papers, 1935-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.