Size: 5 Microfilm reels, 42 volumes on 5 microfilm reels
Summary: The microfilmed Mathilde Q. Beckmann diaries contain information about Mathilde Beckmann's husband, Max Beckmann, some sketches, and photographs.
Mathilde Q. Beckmann (1904-1986) was a German singer and the second wife of painter Max Beckmann. Beckmann was portrayed in many of her husband's works and she administered his estate after his death.
Lent 1977 by Mathilde Beckmann.
The Archives of American Art also holds the Legal records relating to the estate of Mathilde Beckmann, circa 1959-1997 and the Max Beckmann papers, 1917-1954.
Some diaries are in German.
Location of Originals
- Originals returned to lender, Mathilde Q. Beckmann, after microfilming.