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Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
Perlin, Bernard  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Zadkine, Ossip  Search this
Lynes, George Platt  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Tchelitchew, Pavel  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Roy, Pierre  Search this
Berman, Eugene  Search this
Dunoyer de Segonzac, André  Search this
Chaliapin, Boris  Search this
Pène Du Bois, Guy  Search this
Chagall, Marc  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Tooker, George  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston  Search this
Lur­cat, Jean  Search this
Tanguy, Yves  Search this
French, Jared  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Brook, Alexander  Search this
Billings, Henry  Search this
Kokoschka, Oskar  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.4 linear ft. (microfilmed on 3 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.
Reel 57: ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.
Photographs of artists and art works taken by Lynes.
REEL 57: A photograph album, 1926-1942, containing photos of paintings and drawings in Lynes's collection. Paul Cadmus, Jared French, Marsden Hartley, Paul Klee, Pierre Roy, Pavel Tchelitchew, and Yves Tanguy are represented.
REEL 153: Photographs of artists, 1932-1950, and others (printed posthumously) including: Peggy Bacon, Eugene Berman, George Biddle, Henry Billings, Alexander Brook, Paul Cadmus, Marc Chagall, Boris Chaliapin, A. Dunoyer De Segonzac, Guy Pène du Bois, Jared French, Edward Hopper, Oskar Kokoschka, Gaston Lachaise, Jean Lurcat, Isamu Noguchi, Bernard Perlin, Pierre Roy, Homer St. Gaudens, Yves Tanguy, Pavel Tchelitchew, George Tooker, Ossip Zadkine, and William Zorach. Also included is a group photograph (numerous shots in varying poses) of a group of artists including Matta, Ossip, Zadkine, Yves Tanguu, Max Ernst, Marc Chagall, Fernand Léger, André Breton, Piet Mondrian, André Masson, Amédée Ozenfant, Jacques Lipcitz, Pavel Tchelitchev, Kurt Seligman and Eugene Berman taken on the occasion of the Exhibition Artists in Exile at the Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 1942.
REEL 2077: Fifteen photographs of Marsden Hartley, February 4, 1943, and printed posthumously.
George Platt Lynes photographs, 1926-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 153 and 2077 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Reel 57 is available for use only at the Archives of American Art offices.
Location of Originals:
Reel 57: Original returned to Russell Lynes after microfilming.
Use Note:
Reels 153 & 2077: Authorization to publish, or reproduce must be obtained from Joshua Lynes. Credit should include Copyright Estate of George Platt Lynes
Biography Note:
George Platt Lynes (1907-1955) was a photographer from New York, N.Y. Best known for his portraits of Hollywood stars, ballet dancers, writers, and male nudes.
Material on reel 57 lent for microfilming 1971 by Russell Lynes, brother of George Platt Lynes; material on reels 153 & 2077 donated 1967-1971 by Russell Lynes.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Portrait photography  Search this
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Photography, Modern  Search this
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art