Leon Kroll papers, 1905-1974

Kroll, Leon, b. 1884 d. 1974
Art critic, Painter
Active in New York, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill.

The papers of Leon Kroll in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2009. The bulk of the papers have been scanned and total 11,254 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.


Collection size: 6.0 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of realist painter, muralist, and art instructor Leon Kroll date from 1905 to 1974 and measure 6.0 linear feet.

Biographical/Historical Note: Leon Kroll (1884-1974) was a painter from New York, N.Y. Kroll was a leading painter during the 1920's and 1930's.

Material on reels D326-D331 donated 1968 by Leon Kroll; unmicrofilmed material donated 1976 by Mrs. Leon Kroll, widow of Kroll.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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