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Louis Wiesenberg papers, 1913-1981

Wiesenberg, Louis, 1893-1943

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet

Summary: The scattered papers of Louis Wiesenberg measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1913-1981. Found are biographical materials, letters primarily from Louis' widow Raizel Wiesenberg, notes and writings, numerous drawings, printed material, and photographs of Wiesenberg, his family, and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Louis Wiesenberg (1893-1943) was born in Poland and studied art in Montreal and at the National Academy of Design in New York. He settled in New York where he painted and drew. He later moved back to Montreal, but continued to exhibit in New York.

Provenance

The Louis Wiesenberg papers were donated in 1981 and 1982 by Raizel Wiesenberg Arp, the artist's widow.

Language Note

Collection is in English.