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Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima, 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989

Reisman, Marshall, 1914-2009

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: The Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima are dated 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989, and comprise 0.2 linear feet. The papers include letters, correspondence, annotated sketches, photographs, financial records, and printed material related to commissioned works by woodworker and sculptor George Nakashima for art collector Marshall Reisman.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marshall Reisman (1914-2009) and his wife Dorothy (1914-2008) were both art collectors from Syracuse, NY. They commissioned furniture and other objects from George Nakashima (1905-1990).

Provenance

Donated by the Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation through Robert Falter, trustee, 2010.