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Carl Hirschberg papers, 1871-1951

Creator:
Hirschberg, Carl, 1854-1923
Subject:
Bonnat, Léon Joseph Florentin
Harper, William St. John
Hirschberg, Alice
Hoeber, Arthur
Laurens, Jean-Paul
Nelson, Laurence
Turner, Charles Yardley
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5.0 linear ft.
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 bulk of collection consists of correspondence with his wife Alice Hirschberg and their son Laurence Nelson, but also included are letters to Hirschberg from Charles Yardley Turner and William St. John Harper, who write from abroad while studying art with Jean Paul Laurens and Leon Bonnat. Other correspondents include Walter Shirlaw, John Lavery, Edwin Austin Abbey, Arthur Hoeber and art patron J. Sanford Saltus. Nelson's correspondence relates to his experiences while studying abroad and with Birge Harrison at the Art Students League Woodstock Summer School. Also included are photographs, mainly of the family and a written work by Alice Hirschberg.
Citation:
Carl Hirschberg papers, 1871-1951. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Born in Germany. Married to Alice Hirschberg (Alice Kerr-Nelson). Their son, painter and teacher Laurence Nelson, took his mother's name.
Provenance:
Donated by William Dolan Fletcher in 1985.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art, Modern
Illustrated letters
Painters
Photographs
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10443
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213848
AAA_collcode_hirscarl
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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