Jacob Landau papers, [ca.1950-1980]

Landau, Jacob, b. 1917 d. 2001
Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Files for exhibitions, sales, projects, grants, commissions, and studio business, containing correspondence, financial papers, sketches, writings, clippings, and photographs, including one of Paul and Hazel Strand with Joseph Hirsch in the "J.L. Works... Paris Show 1952" file. Also included are biographical material; engagement calendars; and proposal, notes and correspondence about a grant for a University without walls at the Pratt Institute.

Biographical/Historical Note: Illustrator, painter, printmaker; born in Philadelphia and studied at the Museum Art School and the New School for Social Research. Began career as an illustrator while editor of the magazine "At Ease."

Donated 1979 and 1981 by Jacob Landau.

How to Use this Collection

  • Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. 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