Manfred Schwartz papers, 1934-1966

Schwartz, Manfred, b. 1909 d. 1970
Painter, Illustrator, Gallery owner
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2.3 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Letters from Waldo and Ellen Larsen Peirce and others; writings by Schwartz, including a typescript of the book, ETRETAT; photographs of Schwartz and his work and exhibition installations; and printed material including exhibition catalogs; clippings. Also included is an exhibition guest book for Gallery 144 West 13 Street.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and gallery owner; New York, N.Y. Owned Gallery 144 West 13th Street, New York, N.Y., ca. 1931-1934.

Donated 1973 by Schwartz's widow, and in 1988 by his son, Paul Waldo Schwartz.

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