John Von Wicht papers, 1950-1970

Von Wicht, John, b. 1888 d. 1970
Painter, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Designer
Active in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Collection size: 26.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence between von Wicht and his wife and letters from the Audubon Club, museums, and friends; exhibition catalogs, announcements, and clippings; financial papers; biographical material; writings; exhibition records; sketches for mosaics and painted decorations for homes, other sketches, and graphic designs; reproductions of historic mosaics; diaries; awards; and 2 scrapbooks.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, craftsperson, sculptor; Brooklyn, N.Y. Born in Malente-Holstein, Germany. WPA artist.

Sketches for mosaics and reproductions of mosaics, provenance unknown. Audubon Club letters and portions of the printed material donated by Kunigunde von Wicht, John's widow, 1971. All other material donated by Alfred Nordtveldt through Mr. Keller of the Bertha Schaefer Gallery, 1973.

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