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Morgan Russell papers, 1891-1977

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A Finding Aid to the Microfilm of the Morgan Russell Papers, 1891-1977, in the Archives of American Art
Stephanie Ashley, Sharity Bannerman, Jean Fitzgerald and Ellen Loll
Scope and Contents
The Morgan Russell papers present a good overview of Russell's career as a painter and sculptor, with an emphasis on his development of the color theory movement, Synchromism. The papers include correspondence with many prominent individuals who played a role in Russell's artistic development; biographical material primarily documenting his activities in Europe; transcripts of lectures given by Russell; illustrated notebooks and sketches documenting his interest in, and development of, color theory, music and Synchromism; printed material such as exhibition announcements, catalogs and clippings; and photographs of Russell, his wife, friends and artwork.
Language
English
Provenance
The Morgan Russell papers were lent to the Archives of American Art for microfilming by the Montclair Art Museum in 1991. The material was returned to the lender in 1992.
Location of Originals
The Morgan Russell papers are owned by the Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey.