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[Maurice Sievan] [graphic] / Lee Sievan, photographer, undated

Sievan, Lee, 1907-1990



Collection Information

Size: 2 Items photographic prints

Summary: Two copy prints of the artist Maurice Sievan (1898-1981) taken by his wife, the photographer Lee Sievan (1907-1990) in 1946 and 1980.

Biographical/Historical Note

Maurice Sieven was an abstract painter of the New York School, which also included Mark Rothko and Clyfford Still.


Donated by Avis Berman, 1999, a writer and art historian who received the photos as part of a press kit related to the exhibition "Creative Lives: New York Paintings and Photographs by Maurice and Lee Sievan," held at the Museum of the City of New York, 1997.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

All copy prints.

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How to Cite This Collection

[Maurice Sievan] [graphic] / Lee Sievan, photographer, undated. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.