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Ilse Martha Bischoff papers, 1893-1981

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Creator:
Bischoff, Ilse, 1901-1990
Subject:
Cadmus, Paul
French, Jared
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.2 linear feet.
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:
The papers of illustrator, writer and collector Ilse Martha Bischoff measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1893-1981. Found are scattered personal and business records, correspondence, pencil and watercolor sketches, notes and writings, printed material and photographs.
Correspondence is primarily with family members and colleagues including Paul Cadmus and Jared French. Artwork includes pencil and watercolor sketches, and notes and writings consist primarily of typescripts of Bischoff's short stories. Printed material includes clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and miscellaneous printed material relating to Bischoff's European travel. Of special interest are photographs of Bischoff, her family, and colleagues including Paul Cadmus and Jared French.
Citation:
Ilse Martha Bischoff papers, 1893-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Ilse Martha Bischoff (1901-1990) was as illustrator, painter, and collector. Birthdate also cited as 1903. Born in New York City, Bischoff studied at the Horace Mann School, costume design at the Parson's School of Design, at the Art Students' League, and in Europe. Later, she worked as an illustrator of childrens' books, wrote two novels and an autobiography, and collected German porcelain.
Provenance:
The Ilse Martha Bischoff papers were donated in 1980-1981 by the artist.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Authors
Illustrators
Photographs
Sketches
Women artists
Writings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8447
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210622
AAA_collcode_biscilse
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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