Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Creator:
Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
26.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence between von Wicht and his wife and letters from the Audubon Club, museums, and friends; exhibition catalogs, announcements, and clippings; financial papers; biographical material; writings; exhibition records; sketches for mosaics and painted decorations for homes, other sketches, and graphic designs; reproductions of historic mosaics; diaries; awards; and 2 scrapbooks.
Citation:
John Von Wicht papers, 1950-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, craftsperson, sculptor; Brooklyn, N.Y. Born in Malente-Holstein, Germany. WPA artist.
Language Note:
Correspondence between von Wicht and his wife is in German.
Provenance:
Sketches for mosaics and reproductions of mosaics, provenance unknown. Audubon Club letters and portions of the printed material donated by Kunigunde von Wicht, John's widow, 1971. All other material donated by Alfred Nordtveldt through Mr. Keller of the Bertha Schaefer Gallery, 1973.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Sketches  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Mosaics  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Mosaicists  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9269
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211464
AAA_collcode_vonwich
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211464