San Francisco, Calif.
Collection size: 1.2 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Letters from sculptor Gerhard Marcks and Guermonprez's family members, including her first husband, Paul Guermonprez; travel diaries; sketchbook; sketches; watercolors; etchings; photographs of Guermonprez, Marcks, Marcks' family, and his sculptures modeled after Guermonprez; newspaper and magazine articles; exhibition invitations; brochures; certificates; and miscellany.
Biographical/Historical Note: Fiber artist, educator; San Francisco, Calif.; b. 1910; d. 1976. Guermonprez modeled for Gerhard Marcks.
Donated 2004 by Eric Elsesser, Guermonprez's stepson, as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decoratvie Arts in America.
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