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Carl Lieber papers, 1894-1921

Creator:
Lieber, Carl
Subject:
Forsyth, William
Gest, Joseph Henry
Ives, Percy L. (Percival L.)
Millet, Louis J.
Stark, Otto
Steele, Theodore Clement
Ware, W. Porter (William Porter),
Indianapolis Museum of Art
John Herron Art Institute
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.0 linear ft. (230 items).
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, catalogs, photographs, and clippings; includes letters from Percy Ives, William P. Ware, J.H. Gest, Louis J. Millet, Otto Stark, Theodore C. Steele; a manuscript in the hand of William Forsyth [painter and educator from Indiana] on Greek sculpture; and business records of the Art Association of Indianapolis, Ind.
Citation:
Carl Lieber papers, 1894-1921. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
The Art Association of Indianapolis is formally known as the John Herron Art Insitute. The Lieber family were known for their patronage of the arts in the mid-west, sponsoring artists, such as Theodore C. Steele. For nearly 100 years The family has operated H. Lieber Co., an art supply store and gallery in Indianapolis. During the later 19th century it served as a social and professional center for the Indiana art community, often exhibiting works by the Society of Western Artists. The Liebers were sponsors of such artists as Theodore C. Steele.
Provenance:
The donor, Martha Hofmann Buschman, is a decendant of the Lieber family.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art patronage
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7890
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210057
AAA_collcode_liebcarl
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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