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Murray Hantman papers, [ca. 1940-2006]

Hantman, Murray, 1904-1999



Collection Information

Size: 1.3 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical information, correspondence, sketchbooks, color studies, lists of works sold, photographs of Hantman, his wife, sculptor Jo Levy, and works of art, and miscellany regarding Hantman. Also included is research material on Murray Hantman compiled by Jessica Nicoll, curator at the Portland Museum of Art, for the exhibition "Murray Hantman: From Image to Abstraction," 2005-2006 at the Portland Museum of Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Monhegan Island, Me.; b. 1904; d. 1999.


Donated 2006 by Portland Museum of Art via Daniel O'Leary, Director. The Museum received Murray Hantman's papers in 2005 from the Hantman estate.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Murray Hantman papers, [ca. 1940-2006]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.