Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949

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Painter, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and in New York with Jonas Lie and Van Dearing Perrine. Taught at Newcomb College Art Dept, New Orleans, 1921-1948. In the 1930s and 1940s, he developed an individualized style of non-objective and abstract painting. Throughout his career he experimented with pigments and manufacturing his own painting materials and was an influential teacher at Tulane.

From the description of Will Henry Stevens papers, 1907-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557289

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referencedIn Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949. [Will Henry Stevens : artist file] Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives, DIA Research Library & Archives
referencedIn Stevens, Will Henry : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf STEVENS, WILL HENRY. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949. Will Henry Stevens : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949. Will Henry Stevens : artist file. Indianapolis Museum of Art Library
creatorOf Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949. Will Henry Stevens : [vertical file]. Morris Museum of Art Library
referencedIn Kepper, Louise Trimble. Louise Trimble Kepper photographs relating to Will Henry Stevens, 1941-1942. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Stevens, Will Henry, 1881-1949. Will Henry Stevens papers, 1907-1950. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Richard York Gallery. Richard York Gallery records, circa 1865-2005, bulk, 1981-2004. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Richard York Gallery records, circa 1865-2005, bulk 1981-2004 Archives of American Art
referencedIn McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953. Henry Lee McFee papers, 1928-1964. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Albers, Josef. person
associatedWith Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Feild, Robert Durant, 1893-1979. person
associatedWith Indianapolis Museum of Art Stout Reference Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Kepper, Louise Trimble. person
associatedWith Kleemann Galleries. corporateBody
associatedWith McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Newcomb College. Art Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Newcomb College. School of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Perrine, Van Dearing, 1869-1955. person
associatedWith Richard York Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Valentin, Curt, 1902-1954. person
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Louisiana--New Orleans
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Painting, Abstract
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Birth 1881-11-28

Death 1949-08-25

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