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Ethel Katz papers, 1880-1972

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Creator:
Katz, Ethel, 1900-
Subject:
Moscó Morales, José
Gilpin, Laura
Hand, Patricia
Hee, Marjorie Wong
Nortzel, William Charles
Purdy, J. E.
Schuhmann, G.
Bishop, Isabel
Hee, Hon-Chew
Gallagher, Sears
Schneider, Theophile
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.6 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Summary:
Letters received; sketchbooks and other works of art; printed material; photographs; and teaching materials from the Art Students League.
Letters are from Katz's father, painter Theophile Schneider, 1888, written upon his arrival in the United States. relatives in France, galleries, art organizations, the Civil Defense Volunteer Office, former pupils Jose Morales, Marjorie and Hon-Chew Hee, Patricia Hand, Stuart Klonis announcing a merit scholarship at the Art Students League in Katz's name, and others. Art work consists of sketchbooks, ca. 1929- 1950; sketches and drawings, many annotated, including 64 silverpoint figure drawings, and 1 oil painting of Isabel Bishop, ca. 1920. Printed material includes clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, among them a catalog for a joint exhibition of Schneider's and Katz's work. Photographs, 1880-1970, are of Katz, including 4 platinum prints by Laura Gilpin, her family, her friends, and her paintings, and ten photographs of her father Theophile Schneider, including five as a young man; four as an older man and one of a portrait of him drawn by Sears Gallagher. Photographers include Alman & Co., William Charles Nortzel, J. E. Purdy, and G. Schuhmann. Teaching materials include outlines for class lectures at the Art Students League.
Citation:
Ethel Katz papers, 1880-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of the collection were microfilmed on microfilm reel 836, which is available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Photographs of Theophile Schneider have been digitized and are available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Biography Note:
Painter, graphic artist, art instructor; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1972-1985 by Ethel Katz.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Works of art
Graphic artists
Women painters
Lithographers
Educators
Painters
Photographs
Painting, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5640
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208474
AAA_collcode_katzethe
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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