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Joseph W. Groell papers, 1925-2007, bulk 1950-1991

Groell, Joseph W., 1928-

Painter, Teacher

Collection Information

Size: 2.2 Linear feet

Summary: The Joseph W. Groell papers, 1925-2007, bulk 1950-1991, measure 2.2 linear feet and primarily document his career as an art instructor. The papers include biographical material, letters, writings, subject files, printed material, artwork and photographs. Teaching files constitute the majority of the collection. Ten volumes of lecture notes, visual examples from sources including his own sketchbook, and student project instructions survive for courses Groell taught at Brooklyn College, 1970s-1990; and three volumes of notes and illustrations relate to figure drawing courses he taught at the New York Academy of Art, 1990-1991.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph W. Groell (b. 1928) is known as a teacher of figure drawing and painting in the academic tradition. He has lived and worked in New York City since 1950.

Provenance

Joseph W. Groell donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 2011.