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A Finding Aid to the Shirley Jaffe papers, circa 1950-2011

Shirley Jaffe papers, circa 1950-2011

Jaffe, Shirley, 1923-

Sculptor, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 7.1 linear feet

Summary: The papers of artist Shirley Jaffe measure 7.1 linear feet 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 material, photographic material, and sketchbooks.

Biographical/Historical Note

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

Provenance

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

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