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Luvena Vysekal newspaper clippings and photos concerning Edouard Vysekal, 1910-1942

Creator:
Vysekal, Luvena Buchanan, 1873-1954,
Subject:
Vysekal, Edouard A.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.3 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:
Newspaper clippings and photographs, 1910-1942, regarding painter Edouard Vysekal, removed from a larger scrapbook compiled by Vysekal's wife, Luvena.
Citation:
Luvena Vysekal newspaper clippings and photos concerning Edouard Vysekal, 1910-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Modernist muralist Edouard A. Vysekal (1890-1939) studied at the Art Institute of Chicago under John H. Vanderpoel and later with Stanton Macdonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. While teaching at the Art Institute he met his future wife, Luvena Buchanan (1873-1954), a student, in 1914. He and his wife Luvena were commissioned to execute a mural for the Barbara Worth Hotel in El Centro. He also taught at the Los Angeles Art Students League and at Otis Art Institute (1922-1939).
Provenance:
Donated 1999 by Jean Casebier, whose father was a close friend of the Vysekals and executor the Luvena's estate. According to Casebier, the remainder of the scrapbook, and any other papers, were probably discarded
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6249
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216573
AAA_collcode_vyseluve
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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