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William Suhr letters, 1927-1959

Creator:
Suhr, William, 1896-1984
Subject:
Feininger, Lyonel
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm 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:
Correspondence.
REEL 3465: Correspondence with Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, mainly regarding the restoration and conservation of art works; a letter from Eduard Plietzsch; a letter from the North Carolina Museum of Art regarding an exhibition honoring Valentiner; and a 230-p. transcript of 11 lectures for Suhr's class "The Technique of the Old Masters and Problems of Restoration and Preservation." Suhr writes about the history of painting techniques and materials, restoration principles and techniques, preservation and forgeries.
REEL 2804: A photocopy of an illustrated letter, March 27, 1937 from Lyonel Feininger.
UNMICROFILMED: A photocopy of a letter, Oct. 9, 1944 from Lyonel Feininger.
Citation:
William Suhr letters, 1927-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 2804, 3465 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Conservator, educator, painter.
Provenance:
Provenance unknown.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Conservators
Educators
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9987
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212725
AAA_collcode_suhrwill
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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