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Kainen, Jacob

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role Collector Artist
dates 1909-2001
city Chevy Chase
stateMD
other citiesNew York, NY; Waterbury, CT;
gender M
historical notes Collector, painter, printmaker, teacher, and curator. Kainen and his wife, Ruth, collected German Expressionist Prints.

Mr. Kainen's first marriage, to Bertha Friedman, ended in divorce. At the time of Kainen's death, in addition to his wife Ruth, he was survived by two sons from his first marriage, Daniel, of New York, and Paul, of Washington.
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1950-1960
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Jacob Kainen papers, 1905-2003 (bulk 1940-2001). see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Bertha Kainen correspondence, 1993-1994. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Jacob Kainen interview, 1982 Aug. 10-Sept. 22. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Lynd Ward and May McNeer papers, 1929-1981. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Will Barnet papers, 1938-2000. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Prentiss Taylor papers, 1885-1991 see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Harry Rand interviews with artists, 1973-1999. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Chaim Gross papers, 1920-1983. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Frank Kleinholz papers, 1930-1980.
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library
Smithsonian Institution
Artist file: Kainen, Jacob see details...
National Portrait Gallery Library
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Artist file: Kainen, Jacob see details...