[Christmas cards designed by Von Wicht for American Artists Group], [ca. 1945]
Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970
American Artists Group
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Eleven Christmas cards illustrated by Von Wicht.
[Christmas cards designed by Von Wicht for American Artists Group], [ca. 1945]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Von Wicht was a painter, craftsperson, sculptor; Brooklyn, N.Y. Born in Malente-Holstein, Germany. American Artists Group, a greeting card company, was est. in 1934 in New York, N.Y. One of its aims was to popularize contemporary American art by publishing fine reproductions of original etchings, lithographs, drawings and paintings on greeting cards.
Donated 1995 by Martin Diamond, Von Wicht's dealer.
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