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Ernst Scheyer papers, 1924-1972

Creator:
Scheyer, Ernst, 1900-1985  Search this
Subject:
Feininger, Lyonel  Search this
Mann, Thomas  Search this
Mann, Erika  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan  Search this
Churchill, Maria  Search this
Churchill, Alfred Vance  Search this
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow  Search this
Feininger, Julia  Search this
Feininger, T. Lux  Search this
Einstein, Elsa  Search this
Werner, Fred  Search this
Citation:
Ernst Scheyer papers, 1924-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Blaue Vier (Group of artists)  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Painting, German  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9100
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211294
AAA_collcode_scheerns
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211294

Ernst Scheyer papers

Creator:
Scheyer, Ernst, 1900-1985  Search this
Names:
Churchill, Alfred Vance, 1864-1949  Search this
Churchill, Maria  Search this
Einstein, Elsa, 1876-1936  Search this
Feininger, Julia  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956  Search this
Feininger, T. Lux  Search this
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001  Search this
Mann, Erika, 1905-1969  Search this
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974  Search this
Werner, Fred  Search this
Extent:
244 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1924-1972
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; lecture notes; photographs; clippings; and biographical material.
REEL 496: Correspondence, mostly 1949-1962, including letters from Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Frank Lloyd Wright, Thomas Mann, Erika Mann, Zoltan Sepeshy, Julia Feininger, T. Lux Feininger, E.P. Richardson, Mrs. Albert Einstein, Fred Werner, major German museums, and others; lecture notes from Scheyer's art history classes; poetry translated from Dutch to English; photographs; clippings; and biographical material.
REEL 3471: Letters from family and friends of Lyonel Feininger for a biography of him by Scheyer. Correspondents include Julia Feininger, T. Lux Feininger, H. Francis Kortheuer, Maria and Alfred Churchill, Dayrell Kortheuer, and others. Also included is a letter from Scheyer to the Smithsonian Institution discussing his collection of works by the "Blue Four," and asking to exhibit and lecture on the group at the Smithsonian.
Biographical / Historical:
Ernst Scheyer (1900-1995) was an art historian of Detroit, Mich. Scheyer wrote extensively on his friend and artist, Lyonel Feininger. He was a proponent of the art of the German Expressionist and abstract art group, the Blue Four (Blaue Vier), whose members were Wassily Kandinsky, Lyonel Feininger, Paul Klee, and Alexei Jawlensky.
Provenance:
Material on reel 496 was lent for microfilming in 1973 by Ernst Scheyer. The material on reel 3471, except a letter to the Smithsonian, was donated by Scheyer, in 1965. The letter to the Smithsonian on reel 3471 was transferred from the National Museum of American Art in 1981.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.
Occupation:
Art historians  Search this
Painters -- Germany  Search this
Topic:
Blaue Vier (Group of artists)  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Painting, German  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.scheerns
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95b8d9917-f445-4eba-b4c4-8eeeadb237da
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-scheerns

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