Bernard and Phyllis Fischer papers, [ca.1915-1977]
Fischer, Bernard, 1900-1986
Fischer, Phyllis Potter
United States.Work Projects Administration.Education and Recreation Dept
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Biographical material; correspondence; financial material; writings and notes; teaching material; printed material; sketchbooks; diaries; scrapbooks; photographs; and artwork relate to the Fischers' work in crafts businesses, teaching, and involvement in crafts organizations.
Bernard and Phyllis Fischer papers, [ca.1915-1977]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Bernard Fischer was a painter, sculptor, designer, puppetteer, art teacher. Phyllis was a decorator, designer, and painter. The Fischers operated a crafts business specializing in enamels and exhibited their work in galleries and at crafts exhibitions. Bernard taught Industrial Arts in the NYC schools, and at classes at museums and crafts organizations.
Donated 1986 by Norma Kerlin, the Fischers' niece.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001