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Karl Knaths papers, 1890-1973, bulk bulk 1922-1971

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Series 6: Artwork , circa 1920s-1970s
1.8 Linear feet
Box 6, 13, OV 15-18, OV 20-22

Artwork includes numerous color charts and diagrams that Knaths kept to inform his painting color palette; outlines of compositional works on both graphed and regular paper; loose pencil sketches and pastels of figures, landscapes, and compositional experiments; and finished paintings and prints.
The series is arranged as 3 subseries.
  • 6.1: Color Charts, circa 1920s-1970s
  • 6.2: Drawings, circa 1920s-1970s
  • 6.3: Mixed Media, circa 1920s-1970s
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
6.1: Color Charts, circa 1920s-1970s
Color charts consists of numerous palette charts and labeled diagrams Knaths used to inform his color palette and compositional choices.
Description Container
Color Charts, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 13, F4
6
17
Color Palette, Unlabeled, circa 1959
6
18
Color Palette, Labeled, circa 1959
6
19
Color Palette, Labeled, circa 1959
6
20
Color Line Charts, Curves, circa 1960
6
21
Color Line Charts, 180 Degrees, circa 1960
6
22
Color Charts, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material scanned with Box 6, F17
13
4
6.2: Drawings, circa 1920s-1970s
Drawings includes loose figure drawing sketches, compositional outlines, and ideas for various interior still life and landscape paintings.
Description Container
Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
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23
Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
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24
Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
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25
Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
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Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
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27
Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
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28
Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
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29
Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
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30
Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
Oversized material housed in Box 13, F5
6
31
Sketches, Miscellaneous, circa 1920s-1950s
6
32
Sketches, Outlines, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 20
6
33
Sketches, Outlines Graphed, Abstracts, circa 1920s-1970s
6
34
Sketches, Outlines Graphed, Animals, circa 1920s-1970s
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Sketches, Outlines Graphed, Figures, circa 1920s-1970s
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Sketches, Outlines Graphed, Still Lifes, circa 1920s-1970s
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37
Sketches, Outlines in Color, circa 1960
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38
Sketches, Outlines, Composition Ideas, circa 1920s-1970s
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39
Sketches, Outlines, Composition Ideas, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 20
6
40
Sketches, Outlines, Figures and Lines, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 13, F5 and OV 20
6
41
Sketches, Outlines, Still Lifes, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 13, F5
6
42
Sketches, Outlines, Miscellaneous, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 20
6
43
Sketches, Figures, circa 1920s-1950s
Oversized material scanned with Box 6, F31 and F41-42. Includes general figures, outlined figures and lines, and outlined still lifes
13
5
Sketches, Outlines, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized materials scanned with Box 6, F33, F40-41, F43. Includes outlined composition ideas, figures and lines, and miscellaneous sketches.
OV 20
6.3: Mixed Media, circa 1920s-1970s
Mixed media includes collages, paintings, pastels, prints, watercolors, and an etching plate depicting figures, still lifes, landscapes, and abstract art.
Description Container
Collages, circa 1920s-1970s
6
44
Paintings, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 15-17, OV 21
6
45
Pastels, Abstract, circa 1920s-1970s
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46
Pastels, Abstract, circa 1920s-1970s
6
47
Pastels, Abstract, circa 1920s-1970s
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48
Pastels, Abstract, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 18
6
49
Pastels, Figures, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 18
6
50
Pastels, Landscapes, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 18
6
51
Pastels, Primative, circa 1920s-1970s
6
52
Pastels, Still Lifes, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 18
6
53
Pastels, Outlines, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 18
6
54
Prints, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 22
7
1
Etching Plate, "8", circa 1920s-1970s
7
2
Watercolors, circa 1920s-1970s
7
3
Paintings, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized materials scanned with Box 6, F45
OV 15-17
Pastels, Abstract, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized materials scanned with Box 6, F49-51, F53-54. Includes abstracts, figures, landscapes, still lifes, and general outlines.
OV 18
Paintings, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized materials scanned with Box 6, F45
OV 21
Prints, circa 1920s-1970s
Oversized materials scanned with Box 7, F1
OV 22

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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