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Elizabeth McCausland papers, 1838-1995, bulk 1920-1960

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Series 4: Alfred H. Maurer , 1851-1951, bulk 1948-1950
3.7 Linear feet
Boxes 6-9

Series consists of files relating to McCausland's research for the exhibition, "A. H. Maurer: 1868-1932" (Walker Art Center, September 11-October 16, 1949 and Whitney Museum of American Art, November 6-December 11, 1949), which she helped organize and for which she did the catalog, and her book, A. H. Maurer, which was published for the Walker Art Center by A. A. Wyn in 1951. Files consist of correspondence, drafts and manuscripts of the exhibition catalog and book, and extensive research material, including photographs of Maurer's paintings (organized according either to the year they were executed and to their subject matter), photographs of the artist, notes on his life and work (typically organized according to time period or period of execution), notes on his correspondence, and other material. Also found is some Maurer art work.
Correspondence consists of incoming and copies of outgoing letters. Correspondents include Walker Art Center staff, friends and family of Maurer contacted as part of McCausland's research (his sister Eugenia Maurer Fuerstenberg and his nephew Alfred S. Maurer, and former friends Fra Dana, Pierre Daura, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Grace Phillips, among others), publishers, museums, research institutions, and other instrumental figures, such as Hudson Walker and Lloyd Goodrich. The contents of many correspondence files are arranged in reverse chronological order.
The largest portion of the Maurer files are devoted to photographs of his paintings (not scanned). These seem to have been collected as part of an effort to record "about a thousand Maurers," which were photographed in small batches of four or six at a time. These photographs were then used, in conjunction with available documentation, to date Maurer's works based on style, and have not been scanned. Other photographs used in the research seem to have been copied from Maurer's friends and family members.
Files are arranged alphabetically.
The series has been partially scanned. Photographs of works of art have not been scanned.
Description Container Select
A. H. Maurer
First Draft, introduction-pp. 33, 1949
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10
First Draft, pp. 4-35, 1949
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11
First Draft, pp. 36-62, 1949
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12
First Draft, pp. 63-95, 1949
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13
First Draft, pp. 96-136, 1949
6
14
First Draft, pp. 137-174, 1949
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15
First Draft, pp. 175-209, 1949
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16
First Draft, pp. 210-appendix, 1949
6
17
Foreword, Draft, circa 1950
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18
Prologue, Draft, circa 1950
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19
Chapter 1, Draft, circa 1950
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20
Chapter 2, Draft, circa 1950
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21
Chapter 3, Draft, circa 1950
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22
Chapter 4, Draft, circa 1950
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23
Chapter 5, Draft, circa 1950
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24
Chapter 6, Draft, circa 1950
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25
Chapter 7, Draft, circa 1950
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26
Chapter 8, Draft, circa 1950
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27
Epilogue, Draft, circa 1950
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28
Footnotes, circa 1950
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29
Notes, Front of Book, 1948-1949
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30
Notes, Corrections, circa 1950
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31
Proofs and Miscellaneous, 1951
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32
Art Work
Linoleum Cut Prints, 1924
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33
Linoleum Cut Prints (Exhibition Announcements), 1927-1928
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34
Linoleum Cut on Broadside by Sherwood Anderson, circa 1900-1951
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35
Tempera Sketches, circa 1900-1951
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36
Watercolor Sketch, circa 1900-1951
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37
Captions for Illustrations, circa 1949
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38
Catalog Essay
Notes, 1949
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39
First Draft, 1949
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40
Second Draft, 1949
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41
Third Draft, 1949
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42
Clippings on Maurer, 1924, 1934
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43
Copies of Maurer's Medical Records (See also General and Medical Research), circa 1948
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44
Copy for Catalog with Letters and Memos, 1949
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45
Copy for Catalog with Letters and Memos, 1949
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46
Copy for Catalog with Letters and Memos, 1949
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47
Correspondence
A-C, 1948-1949
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48
Catalog, 1949
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49
Catalog, 1949
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50
D, 1948-1949
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51
Dana, Fra, 1948
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52
Defenbacher, Dan (Walker Art Center), 1948-1949
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53
Defenbacher, Dan (Walker Art Center), 1948-1949
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54
E, 1948
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55
Friedman, William (Walker Art Center), 1949
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56
Fuerstenberg, Eugenia Maurer, 1948-1949
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Fuerstenberg, Eugenia Maurer, 1948-1949
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58
G, 1948
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59
Geske, Norman A. (Walker Art Center), 1948-1949
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60
H, 1948-1949
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61
L-M, 1948-1951
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62
Maurer Letters in Gertrude Stein Collection at Yale University, 1948-1949
Includes some correspondence with Alice B. Toklas.
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63
N, 1949
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64
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1948
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65
P, 1948
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66
Phillips, Grace A., 1948-1949
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67
Photographs, 1948
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68
R-T, 1931, 1948-1951
Includes letter to Maurer from Jack Gage Stark dated 1931.
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1
U-V, 1948-1949
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2
W, 1948-1949
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3
Walker, Hudson, 1949
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4
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1948-1949
Includes correspondence with Lloyd Goodrich regarding the manuscript for the Maurer biography.
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5
Y-Z, 1948
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6
Correspondence and Notes, 1948-1953
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7
Correspondence and Notes, 1948-1953
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8
Correspondence and Notes, 1948-1953
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9
Correspondence and Notes, 1948-1953
7
10
Correspondence and Notes, "Leads", 1945, 1948
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11
Exhibition Catalogs, Correspondence, and Clippings (from Eugenia Maurer Fuerstenberg), 1910-1937
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12
Exhibition Catalogs, Correspondence, and Clippings (from Eugenia Maurer Fuerstenberg), 1910-1937
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13
Expenses, 1948
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14
Foreword to Maurer Catalog for Buchholz Gallery Exhibition, 1943
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15
General and Medical Research, 1948
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16
Interviews, 1948-1949
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17
Interviews, 1948-1949
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18
Interviews, 1948-1949
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19
Interviews, 1948-1949
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20
Invitation List, 1949
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21
Maurer, Louis, 1932
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22
Maurers in the Stieglitz Collection, 1948
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23
Notes
Notes, 1948-1949
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24
Notes, 1948-1949
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25
Notes, 1948-1949
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26
Notes, 1951
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27
Esthetics, 1921, 1928, 1948
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28
New York Public Library, circa 1948-1949
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29
Paintings, Executed 1890-1940, 1948-1949
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30
"Flowers," circa 1912, 1948-1949
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31
Photographs, Personal
Maurer, Louis, circa 1920-1951
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32
Memorabilia, circa 1920-1951
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33
Miscellaneous, 1923
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34
Paris, 1948
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35
Portraits, 1948
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36
Shady Brook, 1948
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37
Shady Brook, 1948
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38
Studio, 1948
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39
Photographs of Works of Art, Portraits by Other Artists, circa 1920-1951
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40
Photographs, Unsorted, [1948]
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41
Photographs of Paintings, [1948]
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42-50
Photographs of Paintings
Executed 1890-1900, [1948-1949]
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51
Executed 1890-circa 1908, [1948-1949]
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52-53
Executed 1901-1902, [1948-1949]
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54
Executed 1903-1904, [1948-1949]
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Executed 1905, [1948-1949]
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56
Executed circa 1908-1909, [1948-1949]
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57
Executed 1915-1919, [1948-1949]
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58
Executed circa 1920, [1948-1949]
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1
Executed 1920-1921, [1948-1949]
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2
Executed 1921-1923, [1948-1949]
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3
Executed ante 1924, [1948-1949]
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4
Executed 1924, [1948-1949]
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5
Executed 1925, [1948-1949]
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6-7
Executed 1926, [1948-1949]
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8
Executed 1927, [1948-1949]
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9
Executed circa 1927-1928, [1948-1949]
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10-11
Executed 1928-1929, [1948-1949]
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12
Executed 1930, [1948-1949]
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13
Executed 1930-1932, [1948-1949]
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14
Unknown Execution, [1948-1949]
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15
Abstract Heads, [1948-1949]
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16
"Double Paintings", [1948-1949]
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17
Flowers, [1948-1949]
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18-19
Flowers, unknown execution, [1948-1949]
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20
Heads, [1948-1949]
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21-24
Heads, Early, [1948-1949]
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25-27
Heads, Early (Duplicates for Bertha Schaeffer), 1948
8
28
Landscapes, [1948-1949]
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29-32
Miscellaneous, [1948-1949]
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33-35
"Paris", [1948-1949]
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36
[Prints for Illustrations?], [1948-1949]
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1
Self-Portrait, Executed circa 1904, [1948-1949]
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2
"Sports", [1948-1949]
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3
Still Lifes, [1948-1949]
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4-9
"Technical Appendix", [1948-1949]
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10
Two Girls, [1948-1949]
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11
Two Heads, [1948-1949]
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12
"The Wrestlers", 1949
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13
Photographs of Paintings File, 1948-1949
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14-16
Photographs of Paintings File
Correspondence and Notes, 1948-1949
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17
Correspondence and Notes, 1948-1949
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18
Correx and Notes, 1948-1949
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19
Correx and Notes, 1948-1949
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20
List of Works by Louis Maurer, circa 1948-1949
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21
Self-Portrait, 1948
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22
Self-Portrait (owned by Paul Shaskan), 1943, 1948
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23
Photographs of Prints and Drawings, 1948
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24
Photographs Used for Dating Works, [1948-1949]
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25
Plan for Maurer Exhibition, 1948
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26
Plan for Maurer Exhibition, 1948
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27
Plan for Maurer Exhibition, 1948
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28
Plan for Maurer Exhibition, 1948
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29
Research
Period of 1933-1936, [1948-1949]
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30
Period of 1937-1939, [1948-1949]
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31
Period of 1939-1947, [1948-1949]
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32
Research Material, Memorabilia, [1948-1949]
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33
Research Material, Paintings, 1948-1949
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34
Research Material, Paintings
Executed 1905-1920, 1908, 1948
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35
Executed 1921-1925, 1948-1949
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Executed 1925-1928, 1948-1949
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Executed 1925-1928, 1948-1949
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Executed 1928-1932, 1948-1949
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Executed 1928-1932, 1948-1949
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40
Research Material, Portraits, [1948-1949]
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41
Research Notes, 1948
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Research Notes, 1948
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Research Notes
Period of 1832-1874, 1851, 1933-1934, 1948-1949
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44
Period of 1875-1900, circa 1933-circa 1949
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Period of 1901-1905, 1948-1949
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Period of 1905-1907, 1948-1949
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Period of 1908-1910, 1908-1909, 1948-1949
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48
Period of 1910-1923, 1908-1909, 1948-1949
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49
Period of 1924-1927, 1924-1930, 1948-1949
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Period of 1927-1930, 1924-1930, 1948-1949
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Period of 1931, 1931, 1948-1949
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Period of 1932, 1932, 1948-1949
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Research Notes, Maurer Correspondence
Period of 1899 and 1908-1923, 1899, 1908-1910, 1948-1949
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54
Period of 1924-1930, 1948-1949
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55
Period of 1931-1932, 1948-1949
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56
Reviews of Exhibition and Book, 1949, 1951
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57
System of Dating Works, 1949
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58

Make a Request

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