Erwin Panofsky letters

Collection ID:
Panofsky, Erwin, 1892-1968
Multiple languages
All but one of the letters are in German.
Physical Description:
8 Items
(microfilmed on one reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters from Erwin Panofsky to art historians Wolfgang Stechow (1930-1931) and Lili Fröhlich-Bum (1931); and to art librarian at the Brooklyn Museum, William B. Walker (1960). The letters to Stechow were written as Stechow was preparing a review of Panofsky's book, Hercules am Scheidewege und andere anitike Bildstoffe inder neueren Kunst, and provide additional information not found in the book itself.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian; Princeton, New Jersey.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5136 (frames 812-824) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
All photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the possession of Irving Lavin, Princeton, N.J.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1994 by Irving Lavin who found the letters in William Stechow's copy of Hercules am Scheidewege which he received from Stechow'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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art historians -- New Jersey -- Princeton Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fröhlich-Bum, L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stechow, Wolfgang, 1896-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walker, William Bond, 1930- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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