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Karl R. Free sketchbooks, [ca. 1920-1940]

Free, Karl R., 1903-1947



Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, partial microfilm reel

Summary: Sketchbooks containing sketches and descriptions of art seen in London, Brussels, Antwerp and Germany and figure drawings of animals and humans.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York City. Studied with Joseph Pennell, Boardman Robinson and Kenneth Hayes Miller. WPA artist.


Lent for microfilming, 1954, by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Language Note

Portions are in German.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel P16 (fr. 440-737) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Karl R. Free sketchbooks, [ca. 1920-1940]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.