Carla De Luise
Scope and Contents
The papers of collage artist Ilse Getz measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1928 through 1999, with the bulk of the papers dating from circa 1947-circa 1990. Her personal life is reflected through biographical material including a genealogy of the Bechhold family; marriage and death certificates; and writings that include journals, artist statement, poems and notes. The collection contains letters from friends, artists, collectors, and museum and art gallery representatives; exhibition files; and printed material relating to Getz's exhibitions. Also found are photographs, slides and transparencies of artwork.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated in 2001 by Patricia Getz-Gentle, the daughter of Ilse Getz.
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Carla De Luise in 2006.