Cortor, Eldzier, b. 1916 d. 2015
Active in Chicago, Ill.
Collection size: 5.2 linear feet
Collection Summary: The papers of painter and printmaker Eldzier Cortor measure 1.1 linear feet and date from circa 1930s-2009, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1972-2009. The papers contain biographical material, letters, subject files, exhibition files, writings, printed material, photographs, and artwork documenting Cortor's career as an artist.
Biographical/Historical Note: Eldzier Cortor (1916-2015) was a painter and printmaker in Chicago, Illinois and New York, New York.
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2009 by Eldzier Cortor and in 2016 by Michael Cortor, Eldzier's son.
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