Albert Sterner letters, 1894-1916

Sterner, Albert, b. 1863 d. 1946
Painter, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 54 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters from Sterner to his first wife Marie Sterner, and one letter to their daughter, Olivia. Sterner mentions his visits to Rome, Brussels, Munich, and London, his work, and family events. Twenty-three of the letters are illustrated. (microfilm title: Marie Sterner letters)

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Married Marie Sterner, an art dealer and owner of Marie Sterner Gallery. Divorced in 1922. Remarried Flora Lash.

Donated 1985 by Paula Sterner, a descendant of Sterner.

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