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Lily Shuff papers, 1941-1975

Shuff, Lily, 1906-

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: 2.5 Linear feet

Summary: The Lily Shuff papers date from 1941-1975 and measure 2.5 linear feet. Lily Shuff's work as a painter, participation in exhibitions, and contributions to professional arts organizations are documented in scrapbooks, printed material, biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter Lily Shuff (1906-) lived and worked in New York City. She was educated at Hunter College and Columbia University, and studied at the Art Students League. She exhibited her work internationally and throughout the United States, but was especially active in New York City. Lily Shuff worked primarily in casein, watercolor, and oil, and painted abstract figurative and non-representational work. She had her first solo show at Argent Galleries in New York City in 1947.

Provenance

Lily Shuff donated her papers in 1975.

Language Note

Collection is in English