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Papers relating to Carl Gutherz assembled by Joseph S. Czestochowski, 1895-1910

Creator:
Gutherz, Carl, 1844-1907
Subject:
McGill, A. R. (Andrew Ryan),
Richardson, Daniel
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
25 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
2 letters to Andrew Ryan McGill from Gutherz regarding in particular Gutherz' seven "Spectrum of Light" mural panels in the Library of Congress; a nineteen-page analysis, written by Daniel Richardson, of the seven panels; a 41-page typescript, "The Life of Carl Gutherz"; descriptions written by Gutherz of some of his art works, and accompanying sketches; clippings; a chronolgy; and miscellaneous writings.
Citation:
Papers relating to Carl Gutherz assembled by Joseph S. Czestochowski, 1895-1910. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1198 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Letters to McGill: Originals in Minnesota Historical Society. Photocopies returned to lender, Joseph Czestochowski, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Mural painter; Washington, D.C. Born in Schoeftland, Switzerland, and came to America in 1851. He is best known for his ceiling decoration in the Representatives Reading Room, Library of Congress.
Provenance:
The lender, Joseph Czestochowski, then curator of the Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, was evidently researching Gutherz [the Brooks Memorial Art Gallery has a considerable number of Gutherz' works in its collection] and lent the Archives photocopies of material he judged to be significant.
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Muralists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8291
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210462
AAA_collcode_guthcarl
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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