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Paul Manship estate papers, 1966

Manship, Paul Howard, 1885-1966

Art teacher, Author, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 0.01 Linear feet

Summary: The estate papers of sculptor Paul Manship measure 0.01 linear feet and consists of 132 items from 1966. The collection consists of correspondence and legal documents regarding the final distribution of art works in the estate of Paul Manship, 1966, and an inventory and appraisal of art objects in Manship's New York studio at 901 Broadway and his summer home at Lanesville near Glousester, Massachusetts. Checkmarks in the inventory indicate works selected by the Smithsonian Institution for the National Museum of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Paul Manship (1885-1966) was a sculptor who was mostly based in New York City, though he also had a summer home at Lanesville near Glousester, Massachusetts. He is most known for his public art commissions which were done in the Art Deco style.

Provenance

The Paul Manship estate records were transferred to the Archives of American Art in 1986 from the National Museum of American Art through the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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Language Note

English .