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Shirley Jaffe papers, circa 1950-2011

Jaffe, Shirley, 1923-2016

Painter, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 7.1 Linear feet; 0.26 Gigabytes

Summary: The papers of artist Shirley Jaffe measure 7.1 linear feet and 0.260 GB and date from circa 1950-2011. The collection documents her life and career as an American painter living in Paris through biographical material, letters, notebooks, writings, project files, printed and digital material, photographic material, and sketchbooks.

Biographical/Historical Note

Shirley Jaffe (1923-2016), née Sternstein, was an American painter living and working in Paris.


The Shirley Jaffe papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Shirley Jaffe in 2014.

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Language Note

English; French