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Christmas cards to and from Karl Fortess, 1951-1953

Catalog Data

Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-1993  Search this
Tobler, Helen  Search this
Harvig, Margaret  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4 Items
Access Note / Rights:
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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.
Christmas cards to and from Karl Fortess, 1951-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; Woodstock, New York.
Language Note:
Undetermined .
Provenance unknown.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Record number:
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art