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Otto Stark papers, 1878-1972

Stark, Otto, 1859-1926

Muralist, Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator, Commercial artist


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A biographical sketch; letters to Stark from THE REVUE DU VRAI ET DU BEAU; poems on Stark written at his death; a watercolor, sketches and drawings; photographs of Stark, his paintings, and the Panama-Pacific Exposition; exhibition catalogs; articles on Stark and other Indiana artists; priced inventory of Stark's paintings; a notebook with names of prospective buyers and owners of his works; clippings; reproductions; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Indianapolis, Ind.


Donated 1975 by Gretchen Stark and Mary Stark Oakes, daughter and grand niece of Otto Stark, respectively.

Language Note

REVUE DU VRAI ET DU BEAU letters are in French.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1022 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Otto Stark papers, 1878-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.