Lucile Blanch, American painter, 1895-1981

Lucile Blanch, American painter, 1895-1981
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Description: Lucile Blanch was a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as a WPA (Public Works of Art Program) artist commission. She was a key part of the revitalization of the Woodstock Art Colony in the 1920s as well. By the mid-1940s her style evolved from realism into abstraction.

Creator/Photographer: Peter A. Juley & Son

Medium: Black and white photographic print

Dimensions: 8 in x 10 in

Culture: American

Date: 1930

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Repository: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Photograph Archives

Collection: Peter A. Juley & Son Collection – The Peter A. Juley & Son Collection is comprised of 127,000 black-and-white photographic negatives documenting the works of more than 11,000 American artists. Throughout its long history, from 1896 to 1975, the Juley firm served as the largest and most respected fine arts photography firm in New York. The Juley Collection, acquired by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 1975, constitutes a unique visual record of American art sometimes providing the only photographic documentation of altered, damaged, or lost works. Included in the collection are over 4,700 photographic portraits of artists.

Accession number: J0001215

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