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Allen Saalburg papers, 1924-circa 2003, bulk 1940-1987

Saalburg, Allen Russell, 1899-1987

Muralist, Painter, Illustrator, Graphic designer

Collection Information

Size: 0.8 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter, illustrator, and screenprinter Allen Saalburg, 1924-circa 2003, bulk 1940-1987, measure 0.8 linear feet. Included are professional correspondence, printed material, a scrapbook and photographs. Most photographs are of Saalburg and his artwork. Also found are biographical material and subject files.

Biographical/Historical Note

Allen Saalburg (1899-1987) was a painter, illustrator, and innovative screenprinter who spent most of his career working in Frenchtown, New Jersey. From 1917 to 1920 he studied painting at the Pratt Institute and the Art Students League. In the late 1920s, Saalburg worked in Paris and had a solo exhibition at Galerie Bernheim-Jeune before returning to New York in 1930.

Provenance

Executor Prudence Crowther donated the Allen Saalburg papers in 2004.

Language Note

The collection is in English.