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Leon Kroll papers, circa 1900-1988

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Series 6: Photographs , circa 1900-1979
(Boxes 6, 8-10; 1.7 linear feet)

Photographs are of Kroll, of Kroll working in his studio, of Kroll serving for juried exhibitions, of Kroll with other artists, and of Kroll's homes. Three photographs of Kroll in his studio and working on murals are by Paul Hansen and Jane Rogers. Artists depicted in images with Kroll include John Taylor Arms, Gordon Grant, Raphael Soyer, and John Sloan, and fellow exhibition jury members Isabel Bishop, Reginald Marsh, Eugene Speicher, Paul Sample, and Homer Saint-Gaudens. Also found are three photographs of Kroll's colleague and friend, Edward Bruce, and a few photographs of unidentified people, possibly family members.
Photographs of exhibitions include those at the Art Institute of Chicago, Depauw University, and the Carnegie Institute. Photographs of artwork include paintings and drawings by Kroll and of his mural commissions, including drawings and details of the Worcester war memorial mural.
The 2019 additions include many negatives and a set of 28 glass plate negatives, largely images of Kroll's paintings.
Folders in this series are arranged according to subject matter and photographs within each folder are arranged in rough chronological order. This series is partially scanned. Photographs of artwork and duplicate photographs have not been scanned. The 2019 addition has not been scanned.
Description Container Select
Photographs of Leon Kroll, circa 1930s-1960s
(2 folders)
6
16-17
Photographs of Leon Kroll and Studio, circa 1910-1960s
8
8
Album, Kroll Family Photographs, circa 1910-1962
8
9
Photographs of Edward Bruce, circa 1940s
6
18
Photographs of Unidentified People, 1940s
6
19
Photographs of Leon Kroll Homes, circa 1930-1950
6
20
Slides, Kroll Family Home, Folly Cove, MA, circa 1979
8
10
Photograph of "Whistler House,", circa 1930s
6
21
Photographs of Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, circa 1920s
6
22
Slides, Exhibition at Depauw University, circa 1959
(Not scanned)
6
23
Photographs of Exhibitions, circa 1935-1957
6
24
Photographs of Artwork, Portraits of Kroll Family, circa 1920s-1950s
8
11
Photographs of Artwork, Self Portraits, circa 1910-1960
8
12
Photographs of Artwork, Worcester Murals, 1938-1941
(Not scanned)
6
25
Photographs of Artwork, The Conversation (Repainted), 1938, 1945
8
13
Photographs of Artwork, Mosaic Normandy America Cemetery Omaha Beach, circa 1950s
8
14
Photographs of Artwork, Shriver Hall Murals, Johns Hopkins University, circa 1950s
8
15
Photographs of Artwork, Paintings, circa 1910-1960s
8
16-19
Photographs of Artwork, Paintings, circa 1910-1960
9
2-5
Photographs of Artwork, Drawings, circa 1910-1960
8
20-21
Photographs of Artwork, circa 1900s-1960s
(5 folders; not scanned)
6
26-30
Negatives, Images of Artwork, circa 1910-1950
8
22
Glass Plate Negatives, Images of Artwork, circa 1920s
10
Photographs of Artwork by Others, circa 1920s-1940s
(Not scanned)
6
31

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