Letters from Frans Wildenhain to Virginia Cartwright Katz, 1968-1979

Katz, Virginia Cartwright

Wildenhain, Frans, b. 1905 d. 1980
Educator, Sculptor, Ceramicist
Active in Rochester,N.Y

Collection size: 19 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Letters, 1968-69 and 1975-79, from Wildenhain to his former student Virginia Cartwright Katz. Wildenhain discusses his pottery, classes and personal matters.

Biographical/Historical Note: Franz Wildenhain (1905-1980) was a sculptor, painter, ceramic craftsman, and teacher from Rochester, N.Y. Wildenhain was born in Leipzig, Germany and studied at the Bauhaus, with Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Josef Albers and others.

Katz was a former student of Wildenhain.

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