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Harry Sternberg papers, 1927-2000

Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001

Lithographer, Painter, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 3.4 Linear feet; 0.553 Gigabytes

Summary: The papers of New York City and California painter, printmaker, and teacher Harry Sternberg date from 1927 to 2000 and measure 3.4 linear feet and 0.553 GB. The collection documents Sternberg's career as an artist and art instructor through scattered biographical material, correspondence with friends, artists, collectors, curators, art organizations, universities, and galleries, writings by Sternberg and others, exhibition catalogs and announcements, news clippings, and other printed and digital material. Also found are photographs of Sternberg and his artwork, two sketchbooks and three loose drawings by Sternberg, audio visual recordings, and one scrapbook.

Biographical/Historical Note

Harry Sternberg (1904-2001) was a New York painter, muralist, printmaker, etcher, teacher, and political activist who relocated to California in 1957.

Provenance

The Harry Sternberg papers were donated by Sternberg in several installments from 1967 to 2001.

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Funding

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art