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Peter Dean papers, 1958-1993

Dean, Peter, 1934-1993

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 3.2 Linear feet

Summary: Correspondence, notes, financial records, art work, photographs and slides of works, 2 publicity scrapbooks, and printed matter.
Correspondence is with friends, family, galleries, universities, and art institutions. Writings include 16 journals, 1971-1991, and manuscripts of articles on Dean. Printed matter includes exhibition catalogs of shows featuring Dean, 1970-1992, and other catalogs that he collected, 1970-1987. Financial records include invoices, sales receipts, and price lists. Art work consists of ten sketches and two painted canvases. Photographs are of Dean, his work, and his studio, and over 1200 slides of his work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y.


Donated by Lorraine Dean, widow of Peter Dean, 1994 and 1995.

Language Note

Undetermined .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Peter Dean papers, 1958-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.