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Gyula Zilzer papers, 1926-1969

Zilzer, Gyula, 1898-1969

Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 1.4 Linear feet

Summary: Correspondence, writings, sketchbooks, photographs, diaries, biographical material, and printed material.
REEL N/70-47: Correspondence; 3 notebooks with diary entries; 5 sketchbooks; painting notes; exhibition announcements; and writings.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; writings; lithographs; sketchbooks; appointment and address books containing notes; personal photographs and photographs of Zilzer's art work; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and biographical data.

Biographical/Historical Note

Gyula Zilzer (1898-1969) was a painter, printmaker, illustrator, and film designer in Hollywood, California and New York, New York. Born in Budapest, Hungary. Studied at the Hans Hofmann School in Munich.


Donated by Mrs. Mary Zilzer, widow of Gyula Zilzer, 1970.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel N/70-47 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Gyula Zilzer papers, 1926-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.