American Artists Group,
Collection size: 10 prints.
Collection Summary: 10 Christmas cards made by artist-servicemen in World War II, published by the American Artists Group, ca. 1942. Artists include: Torcum K. Bedayan, Fred J. Brauer, Robert Burns, Edward A. Chavez, Walter de Wolfe, C.L. Hartman, Jr., Joseph W. McDermott, Archie McLean (2), and Bob Majors.
Biographical/Historical Note: Greeting card company. Founded 1934; New York, N.Y. One of its aims was to popularize contemporary American art by publishing fine reproductions of original etchings, lithographs, drawings and paintings on greeting cards.
Donated 1989 by Helen Ransom, who purchased them at a gift shop in the 1940s.
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