Ben Johnson Papers 1951-1968


Ben Johnson Papers, 1951-1968

Ben Johnson Papers 1951-1968

Papers of the American painter. Spanning 1951 to 1968, the comprises correspondence, artwork, writings, and memorabilia of the Brooklyn-born painter (1902-1967) who specialized in female nude figures. Illuminating Johnson's personal and professional life, the collection also provides insight into the career of his wife, artist Alice Terry (b. 1925). Includes correspondence, personal and business, including family letters (1951-1968); photographs of Johnson's paintings; interviews, statements on art; lists of paintings, partially annotated with prices; and printed material, including articles and reviews (1963-1967), newspaper clippings (1954-1967), and exhibition catalogs and invitations (1962-1966). Ben Johnson Papers

4.0 linear ft.


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