Julius Delbos papers, 1904-1970

Delbos, Julius M., b. 1879 d. 1970
Painter, Educator
Active in New York, N.Y.; London, England

Collection size: 2.3 linear feet

Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, writings, photographs, works of art, and printed material relating to painter Julius Delbos.

Biographical material includes address books, a certificate from the National Academy of Design, and membership cards. Correspondence, circa 1931-1970, is both personal and professional and is with Helen Schiff, Delbos' family, art associations, owners of Delbos' paintings, and others. Writings include 34 diaries by Delbos, 1904-1963. Photographs are of Delbos and others, and his paintings. Works of art include seven sketchbooks and loose works on paper, many oversized. Printed material includes clippings and exhibition catalogs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Julius Delbos (1879-1970) was a painter in London, England.

Donated 1972 and 1982 by Helen Schiff, a friend of Delbos and an administrator of his estate, and in 2012 by Judith Schiff, Delbos' daughter.

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