Honoré Sharrer papers, circa 1920-2007

Sharrer, Honoré Desmond, b. 1920 d. 2009
Painter, Muralist, Illustrator
Active in Calif.; N.Y.; Charlottesville, Va.

Collection size: 9.8 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of realist painter, Honoré Sharrer, measure 9.8 linear feet and date from circa 1920-2007. The collection documents Sharrer's career through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings and notes, research and source files, printed material, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographs of Sharrer, her family, friends, colleagues, and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note: Realist painter Honoré Sharrer (1920-2009) lived and worked in New York, Massachusetts, London, Montreal and Charlottesville, Virginia.

The Honoré Sharrer papers were donated in 2006 and 2007 by Perez Zagorin, Sharrer's husband.

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Related Materials

Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Perez Zagorin, 2007, January 17-18, and the Madeleine Sharrer papers, 1954-1988.