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Jacob Landau papers, [ca.1950-1980]

Landau, Jacob, 1917-2001

Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 2 Linear feet

Summary: Files for exhibitions, sales, projects, grants, commissions, and studio business, containing correspondence, financial papers, sketches, writings, clippings, and photographs, including one of Paul and Hazel Strand with Joseph Hirsch in the "J.L. Works... Paris Show 1952" file. Also included are biographical material; engagement calendars; and proposal, notes and correspondence about a grant for a University without walls at the Pratt Institute.

Biographical/Historical Note

Illustrator, painter, printmaker; born in Philadelphia and studied at the Museum Art School and the New School for Social Research. Began career as an illustrator while editor of the magazine "At Ease."


Donated 1979 and 1981 by Jacob Landau.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Jacob Landau papers, [ca.1950-1980]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.