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Ralph M. Rosenborg papers, 1935-1991

Rosenborg, Ralph M., 1913-1992

Muralist, Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 1.7 Linear feet

Summary: Untranscribed interviews and recordings; four albums of photographs of Rosenborg's paintings, 1938-1980; and 9 scrapbooks, 1935-1991, containing clippings, letters, publicity, and photographs of Rosenborg.
The interviews of Rosenborg include: one conducted by Colette Roberts in 1968 for her "Meet the Artist" class taught a NYU (1 tape); one conducted by Irving Sandler in 1968 (3 tapes); and one conducted by Sam Roberts in 1967 concerning Rosenborg's European travels during 1966 (7 tapes and 3 duplicates). Also included are two tapes recorded in 1968 of Rosenborg reading a letter he wrote to his dealer Marian Willard; two tapes recorded in 1968 of Rosenborg reading letters that he wrote in 1966 to William Nyland from Europe; and two tapes of artist and poet Irene Rice Pereira reading her poetry.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. Birthdate also cited as 1910.


Donated by Ralph and Margaret Rosenborg, 1992.

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How to Cite This Collection

Ralph M. Rosenborg papers, 1935-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.