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Karl Zerbe papers, 1938-1989

Karl Zerbe papers, 1938-1989

Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972


Collection Information

Size: 6.0 linear feet

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, financial records, journals, slides and photographs, audio-visual material, a television documentary script, and printed material documenting the career of Karl Zerbe as a painter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Karl Zerbe (1903-1972) was a painter in Munich, Germany and Boston, Mass.


Donated 2010 by Maria Zerbe Norton, Karl Zerbe's daughter.

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

Karl Zerbe papers, 1938-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.