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Joseph Kaplan papers, 1915-1977

Kaplan, Joseph, 1900-1980

Painter, Designer

Collection Information

Size: 4.5 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of the painter, photographer, printmaker, and teacher Joseph Kaplan measure 4.5 linear feet and date from 1915-1977. The bulk of the collection consists of printed material, specifically exhibition catalogs. Also found are a large number of photographs taken of and by Kaplan. The papers also include biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Kaplan (1900-1980) was a painter, printmaker, photographer, and teacher who worked primarly in New York and Provincetown.


The Joseph Kaplan papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Marilyn Kearney in 1981.

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