Charles Schucker papers, 1934-2001

Schucker, Charles L., b. 1908 d. 1998
Painter, Muralist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1.2 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of New York abstract painter and educator Charles Schucker measure 1.2 linear and date from 1934 to 2001. Schucker's career as a painter is documented by biographical material, letters, writings, subject files, printed material, artwork, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Charles L. Schucker (1908-1998), an abstract painter known for poured oil paintings on unprimed canvases, began his career in Chicago with the WPA before moving to New York City in 1946.

Lent for microfilming 1971 by Charles Schucker and donated 2011, with additional audio and video recordings, by Carrie Schucker, Schucker's daughter.

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