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Hugo Gellert papers, 1916-1986

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Series 7: Artwork , 1927-1981
0.4 Linear feet
Box 7, OV 10

Artwork includes silkscreen prints, lithographs, woodcuts, sketches, drawings, doodles, designs, sketchbooks, layouts for printed materials, and other print production elements. Artwork is by Hugo Gellert and others, including Philip Reisman, Gyula Derkovits, Anton Refregier.
Artwork that is part of identifiable, titled projects is filed first, including sketches for Gellert's 1934 book Karl Marx's Capital in Lithographs, and a set of silkscreen prints that he issued as a portfolio entitled Century of the Common Man in 1943. General files for sketches, sketchbooks, layouts, and prints filed after them. Sketches, drawings, and designs include a wide variety of material, from loose sketches and doodles to finished drawings, as well as text design, technical drawings, and floor plans. Notes and writings are common among the sketches and sketchbooks, and the sketchbook dated 1950 also contains a handwritten, autobiographical essay.
Layouts and prints production elements include sketches, prints, typography, brownprints, photostats, and prints in various states.
Description Container Select
"American Student Delegation to Russia," Silkscreen Poster, 1927
Oversized material housed in OV 10
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Karl Marx's Capital in Lithographs, Sketches, circa 1933-1934
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Karl Marx's Capital in Lithographs, Sketches, circa 1933-1934
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Unidentified Portrait, 1937
Oversized material housed in OV 10
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Century of the Common Man, Silkscreen Prints, circa 1943
Oversized material housed in OV 10
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Monoprints, undated
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Sketches, Drawings, and Designs, circa 1939-1981
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Sketches, Drawings, and Designs, circa 1939-1981
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Sketches, Drawings, and Designs, circa 1939-1981
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Sketches, Drawings, and Designs, circa 1939-1981
Oversized material housed in OV 10
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Sketchbooks, 1950, undated
Two volumes
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Sketchbooks, undated
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Layouts and Print Production Elements, circa 1940-1954
Oversized material housed in OV 10
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Layouts and Print Production Elements, circa 1953-1954
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Artwork by Others
"Stones" by Philip Reisman, circa 1933
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"1514," Woodcuts by Gyula Derkovits, circa 1928-1929
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"Sword into Plowshare," Woodcut by Anton Refregier, circa 1933
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Unsigned Prints, 1937, undated
The first print is by Charles White, the last print is by Alexander Stavenitz
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Oversized Artwork
Oversized material digitized with Box 7, Folders 7, 10-11, 16, and 19
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