Carl Hoeckner papers, 1906-1984

Hoeckner, Carl, b. 1883 d. 1972
Painter, Muralist, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.; Ill.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence, sketches, lithographs, photographs, exhibition catalogs and clippings. Correspondents include Augustus John, acknowledging his election as honorary president of COR ARDENS for England, Robert B. Harshe congratulating Hoeckner on winning a prize in the Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Norman Bel Geddes and Nicholas Roerich. Art works consist of Hoeckner's pencil sketches and trial lithographs. Also included one album of photographs of Hoeckner, a fragment of Victor Hellig's story "Die Zwei" with Hoeckner illustrations, and a 1922 group proclamation, signed by Hoeckner, accusing Gerald Frank of plagiarism.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and illustrator; Chicago, Illinois.

The lender, Chester Helms, is Hoeckner's agent and art dealer.

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