Oscar Bluemner papers, 1886-1939, 1960

Bluemner, Oscar, b. 1867 d. 1938
Painter
Active in Germany; N.J.

The papers of Oscar Bluemner in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2008. The papers have been scanned in their entirety and total 15,820 images.

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


Collection size: 6.6 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, printed materials, exhibition catalogs, painting diaries, sketches, notes on painting, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938) was a painter from South Braintree, Mass. and Germany. Born in Germany and trained as an architect. Became a painter and moved to the United States in 1892. Became associated with the group of advanced artists associated with Alfred Stieglitz.

Unmicrofilmed materials and materials on reels 338-344 donated 1970-1985 by John Davis Hatch, a close friend of Bluemner and an art historian. Materials on reel N737 lent by Graham Gallery, 1968.

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

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Also found in the Archives of American Art is the John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995, which include correspondence, printed material, and research files regarding Oscar Bluemner.
Additional Oscar Bluemner materials are available at the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, and within the Vera Bluemner Kouba Collection, Stetson University, Deland, Florida.