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Christmas cards to and from Karl Fortess, 1951-1953

Creator:
Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-1993
Subject:
Harvig, Margaret
Tobler, Helen
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4 items.
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:
Two original Christmas cards sent to Fortess, one from Helen Tobler, 1951, of a watercolor and ink drawing of a woman reading on a park bench, surrounded by squirrels, and the other, a color etching of trees and people, 1953, from Margaret Harvig (?). Also included are a "Holiday Greeting" card sent by the Fortess', with an abstract print on the cover and a surreal landscape drawing of a mask on a tree inside; and a card "Karl and Lillian Fortess" with a drawing of a tree.
Citation:
Christmas cards to and from Karl Fortess, 1951-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; Woodstock, New York.
Provenance:
Provenance unknown.
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Christmas cards
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6245
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216558
AAA_collcode_fortkare
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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