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Louis Wiesenberg papers, 1916-1981

Louis Wiesenberg papers, 1916-1981

Wiesenberg, Louis, 1893-1943

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear ft.

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.

Provenance

Donated 1981-1982 by Mrs. Raizel Wiesenberg Arp, widow of Wiesenberg.

Scope and Contents

The papers of painter Louis Wiesenberg measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1981. Found within the papers are biographical material; letters - mostly written by his widow Raizel Wiesenberg attempting to organize a posthumous exhibition; notes and writings, including manuscripts describing Wiesenberg's thoughts on art; numerous drawings of figure studies and landscapes; printed material, including catalogs from exhibitions by obscure organizations such as the Level Club and the Society of Independent Artists; and photographs of Wiesenberg, his family and his artwork.

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