Skip to main content

[Christmas cards designed by Von Wicht for American Artists Group], [ca. 1945]

[Christmas cards designed by Von Wicht for American Artists Group], [ca. 1945]

Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970

Sculptor, Painter, Designer, Graphic designer

Collection Information

Size: 11 prints.

Summary: Eleven Christmas cards illustrated by Von Wicht.

Biographical/Historical Note

Von Wicht was a painter, craftsperson, sculptor; Brooklyn, N.Y. Born in Malente-Holstein, Germany. American Artists Group, a greeting card company, was est. in 1934 in New York, N.Y. One of its aims was to popularize contemporary American art by publishing fine reproductions of original etchings, lithographs, drawings and paintings on greeting cards.

Provenance

Donated 1995 by Martin Diamond, Von Wicht's dealer.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.