Rönnebeck, Arnold H.,
Sculptor, Arts administrator, Printmaker
New York, N.Y.; Denver, Colo.
Collection size: 3.6 linear ft.
Collection Summary: The papers of sculptor Arnold Rönnebeck and painter Louise Emerson Rönnebeck measure 3.6 linear feet and date from 1884-2002. The collection contains family and professional correspondence, sketches and drawings, writings, a scrapbook, printed material and numerous photographs of the Taos, New Mexico area and photographs of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, Alfred Stieglitz, Mabel Dodge, and Tony Luhan. Correspondence includes letters from Kenneth Hayes Miller to Louise Emerson Rönnebeck.
Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor Arnold Rönnebeck (1885-1947) was part of the "Stieglitz circle" and settled in Denver where he served as director of the Denver Art Museum from 1926-1931. Rönnebeck married Louise Emerson (1901-1980) in 1926. Emerson was a painter and muralist who worked on New Deal mural commissions in Wyoming and Colorado.
Donated 2001 by Ursula Moore Works and Arnold Ronnebeck, the artists' daughter and son.
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