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René Shapshak papers, 1946-1974

Shapshak, René, 1899-1985



Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Correspondence; 25 photographs of Shapshak and his work; notes on western art in the twentieth century, art in Buddism, and the psychological aspects of Buddhist sculpture; magazine articles, clippings, and exhibition catalogs; and biographical information.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; New York, N.Y. Died 1985.


Donated 1976 by René Shapshak.

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How to Cite This Collection

René Shapshak papers, 1946-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.