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Letters from Frans Wildenhain to Virginia Cartwright Katz, 1968-1979

Katz, Virginia Cartwright


Collection Information

Size: 19 Items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters, 1968-69 and 1975-79, from Wildenhain to his former student Virginia Cartwright Katz. Wildenhain discusses his pottery, classes and personal matters.

Biographical/Historical Note

Franz Wildenhain (1905-1980) was a sculptor, painter, ceramic craftsman, and teacher from Rochester, N.Y. Wildenhain was born in Leipzig, Germany and studied at the Bauhaus, with Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Josef Albers and others.


Katz was a former student of Wildenhain.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 2103 available 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

Letters from Frans Wildenhain to Virginia Cartwright Katz, 1968-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.