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H. Francis Kortheuer collection of Lyonel Feininger letters, sketches, and clippings, 1887-1944

Creator:
Kortheuer, H. Francis
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 partial microfilm reel.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters and postcards, many illustrated, from Lyonel Feininger to his good friend H. Francis Kortheuer, and a scrapbook kept by Kortheuer containing Feininger letters, drawings, photographs, and clippings of published cartoons from assorted German publications.
Citation:
H. Francis Kortheuer collection of Lyonel Feininger letters, sketches, and clippings, 1887-1944. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels D5 and D29 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lenders, Dayrell Kortheuer and H. Francis Kortheuer, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Related Materials:
Lyonel Feininger papers also located at: Busch-Reisinger Museum of Germanic Culture, Harvard Universtiy, Cambridge, Mass.
Biography Note:
H. Francis Kortheuer was a longtime friend of Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956), d. 1959. Feininger was a painter, printmaker, cartoonist; New York, N.Y. and Berlin, Germany, born in the United States and moved to Germany. He was known as one of the masters of the Bauhaus.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1959 by Feininger's friend, H. Francis Kortheuer and his son, Dayrell Kortheuer, via art historians Ernst Scheyer and Hans Hess, both biographers of Feininger.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Cartooning
Cartooning
Cartoonists
Expressionism (Art)
Graphic artists
Graphic arts
Graphic arts
Illustrated letters
Painters
Painting, Modern
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Printmakers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13644
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)272835
AAA_collcode_korth
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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