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Claire Falkenstein papers, circa 1914-1997, bulk 1940-1990

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Series 9: Artwork , circa 1937-1995
(Box 36-37, 44, 57; 2.0 linear feet)

The majority of artwork consists of Falkenstein's sketchbooks, especially from the 1970s and 1980s when she returned to drawing. Also found here are preliminary sketches of specific projects, i including the Princess Pignatelli Gates and the Predator sculpture series. Artwork by other artists includes sketches by Mark Tobey.
The sketchbooks are first arranged chronologically, followed by specific media. Works of art by others are found at the end of the series.
Description Container Select
Sketchbooks circa 1944
36
1
Sketchbook, circa 1950
36
2
Sketchbook, 1954
36
3
Sketchbook, 1954-1955
36
4
Sketchbook, 1957
36
5
Sketchbook, 1974, 1989
36
6
Sketchbook, circa 1974-1975
36
7
Sketchbooks, circa 1977-1978
(3 folders)
36
8-10
Sketchbooks, 1980
(2 folders)
36
11-12
Sketchbook - Ideas for Screens, 1982
36
13
Sketchbooks, circa 1985-1995
(10 folders)
36
14-23
Sketchbook - TV Portraits, 1986
36
24
Sketchbook - Wrestlers and Swimmers, 1988-1989
36
25
Sketchbooks, Undated
(2 folders)
37
1-2
Sketchbook - First Impressions of Paris, 1950
37
3
Anatomical Sketches and Drawings, Undated
37
4
"Chalice" Sketches, circa 1960-1970
37
5
"Conic" Section Sketches, circa 1969
37
6
Color Ideas, circa 1980
37
7
Gondola Ticket Art Sketches, circa 1963
37
8
Hands, circa 1975
37
9
Hanging Gardens Sketches and Drawings, circa 1950-1959
(Oversized items housed in Box 44)
37
10
Jewelry Sketches, circa 1956
37
11
Kinetic Sculpture Sketches, circa 1953
37
12
"Love" Sketches and Drawings, 1977
37
13
Pignatelli Gate Sketches, 1957
37
14
Portrait of Michel Tapie, 1956
37
15
Portraits, circa 1990
37
16
"Predator" Sketches, circa 1963
37
17
Ships, Undated
37
18
Southern France and Spain, circa 1950-1951
37
19
Spain, 1951
37
20
Stained Glass and "Conic" Pieces, circa 1970
37
21
Topological Structures, circa 1977
37
22
Trip to Reims, 1953
37
23
Miscellaneous Sketches and Drawings, circa 1939-1987, Undated
(17 folders, oversized items housed in Box 44 and OV 57)
37
24-40
Artwork by Others - Frank Assetto, 1960
37
41
Artwork by Others - H. Burkhardt, 1989
37
42
Artwork by Others - Child's Drawing, Undated
37
43
Artwork by Others - Adelyne Cross, circa 1937-1955
37
44
Artwork by Others - Corky Korhowski, 1969
37
45
Artwork by Others - Berto Morucchio, 1961
(Oversized item housed in Box 44)
37
46
Artwork by Others - Margaret de Patta, 1946-1949
37
47
Artwork by Others - Leon Saulter, 1976
37
48
Artwork by Others - School Children in Africa, Undated
37
49
Artwork by Others - R. A. Smith, Undated
37
50
Artwork by Others - Vicki Thorpe, 1979
37
51
Artwork by Others - Mark Tobey, 1954
(Oversized item housed in Box 44)
37
52
Artwork by Others - Don Walters, Undated
37
53
Artwork by Others - Students, circa 1960-1989
37
54
Artwork by Others, Undated
37
55
Wine Labels, 1987
37
56
Oversized Artwork by Others - Mark Tobey, circa 1954
(from Box 37, F. 52)
44
Oversized Artwork by Others - Douglas Macagy, circa 1950
44
Oversized Sketch of Sculpture with Base, Undated
44
Oversized Sketch for Ray Green Program "Holiday for 4,", 1946
44
Oversized Drawing by Michel Tapie, Mark Tobey, and Claire Falkenstein, 1954
44
Drawing for "DNA Molecule" Turntable, circa 1970
44
Oversized Artwork by Others - Christmas Card, Undated
44
Oversized Sketch of Stairwell Mural for Donald Olsen, 1956
44
Oversized Hanging Gardens Sketches and Drawings, 1959
(from Box 37, F. 10)
44
Oversized Joseph Bransten Table, 1948
44
Oversized Miscellaneous Drawings and Sketches, circa 1947-1958
(from Box 37, F. 24)
44
Oversized Sketchbooks, circa 1950-1971
(from Box 37, F. 2-6)
44
Oversized Animal Sketches, Undated
44
Oversized Miscellaneous Drawings and Sketches, circa 1940-1990
(from Box 37, F. 24)
(4 sheets)
OV 57
Oversized Drawings by Others - Berto Morucchio, 1963
(from Box 37, F. 46)
(2 sheets)
OV 57
Oversized Artwork by Others - Paul and Nolene Showalter, 1996
OV 57

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