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John Marin printed material and drawings, 1929-1955

Marin, John, 1870-1953

Painter, Engraver, Watercolorist


Collection Information

Size: 2 Reels, ca. 500 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: 6 notebooks of clippings on Marin, 1938-1955, 2 notebooks on exhibitions, 1948-1955, 4 scrapbooks of clippings not on Marin, 1933-1948, and 8 sketches by Herbert Jacob Seligmann, l939.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, watercolorist, Cliffside, N.J. Born Rutherford, N.J. Transformed watercolor into a major vehicle of artistic expression. Painted lanscapes of Maine and New York City.


Lent for microfilming by John C. Marin, Jr.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels N60-10 through N60-11 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

John Marin printed material and drawings, 1929-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.