Albert Laessle papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.laesalbe
Creators:
Laessle, Albert, 1877-1954
Dates:
1897-1971
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, photographs, sketches, printed material and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
REEL 74: Photocopies of letters received commenting on specific sculptures and discussing such matters as exhibitions of his work and the theft of several of his sculptures from an art gallery. Includes letters from James Earle Fraser and his wife, Laura G. Fraser, David French of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as Mrs. Albert Laessle's correspondence with the National Collection of Fine Arts. Also included are copies of sketches, biographical data, D. Roy Miller's article about Laessle entitled "A Sculptor of Animal Life," and clippings.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence from colleagues, patrons and students; photographs of Laessle's work as a student and sculptor, clippings, and articles. Among the photos are one of him with a penguin sculpture taken by Vivian Chappel, 1917, and a group photo of Laessle, Charles Grafly, E. Boutier, and Victor Hugo Zoll in front of a sculpture, 1904. [Copyprints of these 2 photographs were microfilmed on reel 1817 with AAA's Photographs of Artists-Collection II].

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Animal sculptor; Miami, Fla.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 74 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1971-1972 by Laessle's widow.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Animal sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Florida -- Miami Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boutier, E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grafly, Charles, 1862-1929 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoll, Victor Hugo Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chappel, Vivian Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fraser, Laura Gardin, 1889-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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