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Elisabeth Weber-Fulop papers, circa 1921-1966

Elisabeth Weber-Fulop papers, circa 1921-1966

Weber-Fulop, Elizabeth, 1886-1966

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: Papers of painter Elisabeth Weber-Fulop measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1921 to 1966. Biographical material, letters, printed material, and photographs document Weber-Fulop's career and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter Elisabeth Lisel Weber-Fulop (1886-1966), a resident of Duxbury, Massachusetts, was born in Hungary and raised in Vienna, Austria by adoptive parents.

Provenance

The Elisabeth Weber-Fulop papers were donated in 2009 by the Director and Chief Curator of the Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute in Utica, New York, Paul Schweizer, who had received them from Weber-Fulop's estate.

A Finding Aid to the Elisabeth Weber-Fulop papers,1921-1966, in the Archives of American Art
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Biographical/Historical note
Painter Elisabeth Lisel Weber-Fulop (1886-1966), a resident of Duxbury, Massachusetts, was born in Hungary and raised in Vienna, Austria by adoptive parents. She studied art in Vienna with Ludwig Miclek and in Paris. first at the Academy Colarossi and, later, with Jacques Emil Blanche and Lucian Simon.
At age 18, Weber-Fulop had her first solo exhibition at the Albert Durer Gallery in Vienna. She travelled to the United States to paint a portrait of Austrian opera singer Maria Jeritza and then moved to New York City with her husband, Emil J. Weber, an architect. The couple relocated to Duxbury, Massachusetts, in 1945 where Weber-Fulop remained until her death in 1966.
Weber-Fulop painted portraits, still lifes, and interior scenes. While still in Vienna, she painted the interiors of the palace of Kaiserin Maria Theresa; in New York, she depicted the interiors of the Armor Rooms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Governor’s room at City Hall. Her works were exhibited in Paris, Vienna, Budapest, Milan, and Zurich. In the United States she exhibited at various museums and galleries including the Findlay Galleries in New York City.
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged in 4 series:
Series 1: Biographical Material, 1964-1966 (Box 1; 2 folders)
Series 2: Letters, 1936-1966 (Box 1; 2 folders)
Series 3: Printed Material, 1940-1955 (Box 1; 4 folders)
Series 4: Photographs, 1921-1965 (Box 1; 9 folders)
Provenance
The Elisabeth Weber-Fulop papers were donated in 2009 by the Director and Chief Curator of the Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute in Utica, New York, Paul Schweizer, who had received them from Weber-Fulop's estate.
Processing Information note
This collection was processed to a minimal level and a finding aid prepared in 2010 by Margot Chandler. The Archives of American Art has implemented minimal processing tactics when possible in order to increase information about and access to more of our collections. Minimal processing included arrangement to the series, subseries, and folder levels. Generally, items within folders were simply verified with folder titles, but not arranged further. The collection was rehoused in archival containers and folders, but not all staples and clips were removed.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Elisabeth Weber-Fulop papers, circa 1921-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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