Gyula Zilzer papers, 1926-1969

Zilzer, Gyula, b. 1898 d. 1969
Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in Paris, France; New York, N.Y.; Hollywood, Calif.; U.S.

Collection size: 1.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, writings, sketchbooks, photographs, diaries, biographical material, and printed material.

REEL N/70-47: Correspondence; 3 notebooks with diary entries; 5 sketchbooks; painting notes; exhibition announcements; and writings.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; writings; lithographs; sketchbooks; appointment and address books containing notes; personal photographs and photographs of Zilzer's art work; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and biographical data.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, printmaker, illustrator, film designer; Hollywood, Calif. and New York, N.Y. Born in Budapest, Hungary. Studied at the Hans Hoffmann School in Munich.

Donated by Mrs. Mary Zilzer, widow of Gyula Zilzer, 1970.

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