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ID: 500015594
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500015594

 
Record Type: Person
Rattner, Abraham (American painter and designer, 1893-1978)

Note: Abraham Rattner was born in Poughkeepsie, New York in 1895. His parents immigrated to the United States to escape antisemitism in Czarist Russia. He was the second of six children, including his eldest brother Louis, younger brothers Manuel (Manny) and Harry, and his younger sisters Rose and Jennie. In 1924, Abraham Rattner married Bettina Bedwell, an American art student and fashion illustrator. After her death, In 1949, Rattner married Esther Gentle, an artist and business woman who ran an art reproductions business.

Names:
Rattner, Abraham (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
Abraham Rattner (V,display)
Rattner (LU,U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
painter
printmaker

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Poughkeepsie (Dutchess county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
spouse of ....  Gentle, Esther  
................  (American painter, sculptor, 1899-1991) [500090180]
teacher of ....  Bates, Maxwell  
..................  (Canadian painter and architect, 1906-1980) [500029843]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Rattner, Abraham (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and designer, 1893-1978) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, printmaker, and designer, 1895-1978) ..... [BHA]
(American painter, 1895-1978) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American painter, 1895-1978) ..... [PROV]
(American artist, 1893-) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, 1895-1978) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1895-1978) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1895-1978) ..... [PROV]
(American artist, 1893-1978) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Abraham Rattner ........ [GRL, MoMA Preferred, PROV, VP]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Rattner ........ [PROV]
.................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Rattner, Abraham ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, MoMA, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..................................  Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art online (2009-)
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50054006
..................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
..................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRL, GRLPA, MoMA, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines K├╝nstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) accessed 8 February 2012
....................  Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art (1973)
....................  Cummings, Contemporary American Artists (1988)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50054006
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50054006
....................  NY Times obit. 15 Feb 1978, p.38
....................  Personal Communication birth date, from the archives of the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Smithsonian Archives of American Art [online] (2002) http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/abraham-rattner-and-esther-gentle-papers-9183/more#biohist
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-) v.7
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1984 necrol.
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Smithsonian Archives of American Art [online] (2002) Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, 1891-1986
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