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A Finding Aid to the Carl Bohnen papers, 1892-1974

Carl Bohnen papers, 1892-1974

Bohnen, Carl A., 1872-1951

Painter, Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: 3.3 linear feet.

Summary: Found within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence among family, clients, and colleagues; scattered business records; a sketchbook and loose sketches; miscellaneous notes and writings; three scrapbooks of clippings and additional printed materials. Photographs are of Bohnen, family members, colleagues, views of Paris in the late 1920s, Native American models, portrait clients, and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and engraver; Minneapolis, Minn.

Provenance

Donated 1978 by Mrs. Arthur Bohnen and Blythe Bohnen, daughter-in-law and granddaughter of Carl Bohnen.