Otto Stark papers, 1878-1972

Stark, Otto, b. 1859 d. 1926
Painter, Muralist, Printmaker, Illustrator, Commercial artist
Active in N.Y.; Ind.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A biographical sketch; letters to Stark from THE REVUE DU VRAI ET DU BEAU; poems on Stark written at his death; a watercolor, sketches and drawings; photographs of Stark, his paintings, and the Panama-Pacific Exposition; exhibition catalogs; articles on Stark and other Indiana artists; priced inventory of Stark's paintings; a notebook with names of prospective buyers and owners of his works; clippings; reproductions; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Indianapolis, Ind.

Donated 1975 by Gretchen Stark and Mary Stark Oakes, daughter and grand niece of Otto Stark, respectively.

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