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Luvena Vysekal newspaper clippings and photos relating to Edouard Vysekal

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Compiler:
Vysekal, Luvena, 1873-1954  Search this
Names:
Vysekal, Edouard A., 1890-1939  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1942
Scope and Contents:
Newspaper clippings and photographs, 1910-1942, regarding painter Edouard Vysekal, removed from a larger scrapbook compiled by Vysekal's wife, Luvena.
Biographical / Historical:
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
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.vyseluve
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-vyseluve