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Albert Laessle papers, 1897-1971

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Creator:
Laessle, Albert, 1877-1954
Subject:
Boutier, E.
Chappel, Vivian
Fraser, James Earle
Fraser, Laura Gardin
Grafly, Charles
Zoll, Victor Hugo
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letters, photographs, sketches, printed material and miscellany.
REEL 74: Photocopies of letters received commenting on specific sculptures and discussing such matters as exhibitions of his work and the theft of several of his sculptures from an art gallery. Includes letters from James Earle Fraser and his wife, Laura G. Fraser, David French of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as Mrs. Albert Laessle's correspondence with the National Collection of Fine Arts. Also included are copies of sketches, biographical data, D. Roy Miller's article about Laessle entitled "A Sculptor of Animal Life," and clippings.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence from colleagues, patrons and students; photographs of Laessle's work as a student and sculptor, clippings, and articles. Among the photos are one of him with a penguin sculpture taken by Vivian Chappel, 1917, and a group photo of Laessle, Charles Grafly, E. Boutier, and Victor Hugo Zoll in front of a sculpture, 1904. [Copyprints of these 2 photographs were microfilmed on reel 1817 with AAA's Photographs of Artists-Collection II].
Citation:
Albert Laessle papers, 1897-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 74 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Animal sculptor; Miami, Fla.
Provenance:
Donated 1971-1972 by Laessle's widow.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Animal sculptors
Photographs
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9111
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211305
AAA_collcode_laesalbe
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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