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Sid Gotcliffe papers, 1935-1969

Gotcliffe, Sid, 1899-1969



Collection Information

Size: 86 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters; photographs of Gotcliffe and his work; exhibition catalogs and announcements. In addition, there is a scrapbook page of photographs and clippings concerning the Artists' Union of New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; born England, died New York, N.Y. Gotcliffe was largely self-taught, and his work for the W.P.A. was primitive in style.


The lender, Lionel Gotcliffe, is the son of Sid Gotcliffe.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Lionel Gotcliffe, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1271 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Sid Gotcliffe papers, 1935-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.