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Gustav Rehberger papers, 1924-2004

Gustav Rehberger papers, 1924-2004

Rehberger, Gustav, 1910-1995

Painter, Educator, Draftsmen (artists)

Collection Information

Size: 5.7 linear feet

Biographical/Historical Note

Gustav Rehberger (1910-1995) was an illustrator, designer, painter, educator, and performance artist in New York, New York.


The Gustav Rehberger papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2004 and 2016 by his widow, Pamela Demme.

Scope and Contents

The Gustav Rehberger papers measure 5.7 linear feet and date from 1924 to 2004. His career as an illustrator, painter, educator, and performance artist is documented by correspondence, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and sound and video recordings.

An addition of 1.7 linear feet donated 2016 includes photographs and transparencies of drawings by Rehberger; artwork including paintings, drawings, sketches, studies for magazine illustrations, movie posters, book covers, and other commercial uses; and printed material consisting of tearsheets, posters, book covers, and movie promotional material.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C.

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