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Biographical sketches of artists who have exhibited at Lotte Jacobi Place and lists of works exhibited, 1964-1968, includes the following artists: Christopher Cook, Robert and Frances Flaherty, John Herrick, Lotte Jacobi, William H. Manahan, Jr., Robert E. Mueller, Louise Nevelson, Albert Renger-Patzsch, L.M.A. Roy, Luther Thompson, Minor White and Gustav Wolf.
Lotte Jacobi Place printed materials, 1964-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Lotte Jacobi Place, Hillsboro, N.H. Founded by Lotte Jacobi of Deering, N.H. Born in Germany and moved to New York City in 1935. Studied at the Bavarian Academy of Photography, University of Munich and with her father. Was a well known portrait photographer, active in Berlin, 1927-1935. Fled Nazi Germany and opened a studio in New York. Best known for her portraits of Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Robert Frost, Steichen, Stieglitz and Paul Strand. Also known for her "photogenics"--cameraless abstract light prints. Died 1990.
Donated 1978 by Lotte Jacobi.
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