Frank J. Hecker inventory, [undated]

Hecker, Frank J. (Frank Joseph), b. 1846 d. 1927
Painter, Collector
Active in Detroit, Mich.

Collection size: 62 p. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: An inventory of Hecker's art collection, listing the artist, date, size, title and location in Hecker's home. The collection includes oils, pastels, watercolors, prints, pottery, sculpture, porcelains, lacquers, and miscellaneous art objects. (The inventory is also microfilmed on reel D32).

Biographical/Historical Note: Art collector, painter, watercolorist, ceramist, sculptor; Detroit, MI. Author of RECOLLECTIONS OF MY SERVICE AND EXPERIENCES IN THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, 1898-1899 and ACTIVITIES OF A LIFETIME, 1923.

Provenance unknown.

How to Use this Collection

  • Microfilm reels 3 and D32 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
  • Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Make a Request

Reading Room Reproduction