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Jules Pascin correspondence

 Collection — Container: Manuscripts (not separately boxed) - 1
Identifier: MS 0024

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with André Salmon, writer and art critic, regarding the French art scene. Pascin also mentions travels to North Africa and Barcelona as well as excursions with his wife, Hermine. Also includes hand-written invitation with engraving to gala in Salmon's honor.

Dates

  • ca. 1885-1930

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Biographical Note

Jules Pascin, artist, was born on March 31, 1885 in Widden, Bulgaria as Julius Pincas. He moved to Paris in 1905 and changed his name. He became an American citizen in 1914 and lived in New York for the duration of World War I. He was married to Hermine David. He returned to Paris in 1920, shortly after it was reopened to civilian travel. He went back to the United States in 1927 to retain his American citizenship. He was well-known in America and in Europe for his sketches and paintings. He committed suicide in 1930.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Abstract

Transcription made by Noriko Iwaya in 1998.
Title
Pascin correspondence, [19--]
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Status
Edited Full Draft
Date
© 2003
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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