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Bernard and Phyllis Fischer papers, [ca.1915-1977]

Bernard and Phyllis Fischer papers, [ca.1915-1977]

Fischer, Bernard, 1900-1986

Art teacher, Sculptor, Painter, Designer

Collection Information

Size: 3.1 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence; financial material; writings and notes; teaching material; printed material; sketchbooks; diaries; scrapbooks; photographs; and artwork relate to the Fischers' work in crafts businesses, teaching, and involvement in crafts organizations.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bernard Fischer was a painter, sculptor, designer, puppetteer, art teacher. Phyllis was a decorator, designer, and painter. The Fischers operated a crafts business specializing in enamels and exhibited their work in galleries and at crafts exhibitions. Bernard taught Industrial Arts in the NYC schools, and at classes at museums and crafts organizations.

Provenance

Donated 1986 by Norma Kerlin, the Fischers' niece.

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