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Heinrich Geissler papers, 1857-1996, bulk 1960-1990

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Finding aid for the Heinrich Geissler Papers, 1857-1996, bulk 1960-1990
Series I. Artist files, 1857-1996, undated 17.1 linear feet (41 boxes)
Series I.B. Selected artists, 1859-1990, undated 2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Included is extensive research material on Hans Bocksberger the Elder and other members of the Bocksberger family, Johann Matthias Kager, Hans Krumpper, Johannes Rottenhammer the Elder and his sons, and Lambert and Friedrich Sustris.
Preserving the original arrangement of the archive, items concerning Geissler's research on Christoph Schwarz from Ingolstadt are filed in Series I.A. under Munich and in Series III.A. under Bavaria.
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically.
Bocksberger family, 1933-1989, undated
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36 1-3 Hans Bocksberger the Elder, 1962, 1989, undated
Forty-eight photographs, notes, printed and illustrated matter, photocopies of printed matter, letters from Kurt Munzinger. Geissler box 52.
36 4-6 Hans Bocksberger the Younger, 1933, 1959, 1988, undated
Twenty-four photographs, illustrated matter, notes, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, letters from Günter Irmscher in Cologne and Dr. Kratochwill in Vienna. Geissler box 52.
36 7-8 Melchior Bocksberger, 1986-1987, undated
Thirty-two photographs, illustrated and printed matter, notes, photocopy of a manuscript. Geissler box 52.
Bocksberger (no division possible, uncertain works, copies, etc.), 1934, 1957-1982, undated
Forty-six photographs, one negative, printed and illustrated matter, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes, letter from Heinz Grunert in Cologne. Geissler box 52.
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36 9-14 Black-and-white photographs and papers, 1934, 1957-1982, undated
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62 34 Negative, undated
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36 15-19 Outside the files, 1940-1979, undated
One photograph, notes, printed and illustrated matter, a typescript by Friedrich Thöne, letters to Geissler from Franz Wagner at the Salzburger Barockmuseum and Br. Pretzell in Celle; extensive correspondence of Thöne dating from 1940 to 1960, and notes by Thöne. Geissler box 52.
Johann Matthias Kager, 1926-1989, undated
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37 1 Exterior paintings, 1959, undated
Four photographs, printed and illustrated matter. Geissler box 53.
Paintings, 1961-1973, undated
Thirty-four photographs, including one in color; one color slide; one strip of black-and-white slides; illustrated matter; notes, letters from [?] at Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum in Braunschweig, correspondence with Dr. Hofmann in Diessenhofen, and Geissler's letter to N. Lieb at Kunsthistorisches Institut der Universität in Munich. Geissler box 53.
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37 2-3 Black-and-white photographs and papers, 1961-1973, undated
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62 35 Color photograph and slides, undated
Kager and Candid (Golden Hall), 1966, undated
Nine photographs, printed and illustrated matter, postcard from Jürgen Zimmer. Geissler box 53.
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37 5 Uncertain works, 1979, 1980, 1989, undated
Twenty-four photographs, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes, letters from Susanne Netzer in Munich and J. Erichsen at Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte in Munich. Geissler box 53.
Engravings and "Druckgraphik," 1966, 1986, undated
Fourteen photographs, one black-and-white negative, illustrated and printed matter, notes, letter from Tilmann Falk at Kunstsammlungen Augsburg. Geissler box 53.
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37 6 Black-and-white photographs and papers, 1966, 1986, undated
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62 36 Negative, undated
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37 7 Collection of copies, 1963, 1968, undated
Eleven photographs, photocopies of printed matter, postcard from Jürgen Zimmer. Geissler box 53.
37 8-9 Drawings before 1606, 1985, undated
Thirty-nine photographs, illustrated matter, photocopies of illustrated matter, notes, letter from Christian Klemm at Kunsthaus Zürich. Geissler box 53.
37 10-12 Drawings after 1606, 1979-1988, undated
Fifty-four photographs, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes, letters from Arturo Cuéllar-Nathan and Susanne Netzer. Geissler box 53.
37 13 Miniatures and sketches, 1979, undated
Eighteen photographs, notes, letter from Susanne Netzer. Geissler box 53.
37 14 Bavaria Sancta et Pia-Folge, 1986, undated
Eighteen photographs, illustrated matter, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes, letter from École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts in Paris. Geissler box 53.
37 15 Copies after Kager, 1973, undated
Six photographs, letter from Werner Schade at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Geissler box 53.
37 16 Outside the files, 1926, 1961-1965, 1971, undated
Notes, photocopies of printed matter, offprint, letters from Adolf Layer and Otto Benesch at Albertina. Geissler box 53.
Hans Krumpper, 1922-1987, undated
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38 1-2 Certain works, 1966-1987, undated
Thirty-two photographs, illustrated matter, notes, letters from E. Schalkhausser, Thomas le Claire, and M. von Andrényi, and correspondence with Stephan List at Karl u. Faber Kunst- und Literatur-Antiquariat in Munich. Geissler box 54.
38 3-5 Certain works (eigenhändig), 1980-1982, undated
Forty-two photographs, illustrated matter, photocopies of illustrated matter, notes, letters from Christl Karnehm and Justyna Guze. Geissler box 54.
38 6 Uncertain works, 1968, 1976, undated
Notes, printed and illustrated matter, letter from Karin Berg and E. Heinemeyer [?] at Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte in Oldenburg. Geissler box 54.
38 7-9 Works not by Krumpper, 1975, undated
Fifty-three photographs, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes. Many of the artworks are attributed by Geissler to F. Sustris. Geissler box 54.
Outside of the files, 1922, 1973-1983, undated
Thirty-two photographs, including one in color; illustrated matter; notes; photocopies of printed and illustrated matter; letters from E. Schalkhausser at Bayerisches Armeemuseum and Brigitte Herbach at Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Universität Würzburg. Geissler box 54.
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38 10-13 Black-and-white photographs and papers, 1922, 1973-1983, undated,
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62 37 Color photograph, undated
Rottenhammer and sons, 1958-1990, undated
Paintings, including uncertain works, 1958-1981, undated
Forty-five photographs, including four in color; illustrated matter; notes; hotocopies of printed and illustrated matter; letters from [?] at Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Ulrike Eichler at Neumeister Münchener Kunstauktionshaus KG, Hana Seifertová at Národní Galerie in Prague, and Harry Schlichtenmaier in Tübingen. Geissler box 55.
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39 1-3 Black-and-white photographs and papers, 1958-1981, undated
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62 38 Color photographs, undated
Certain drawings, 1968, 1985, undated
Forty-three photographs, including one in color; letters from the Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum and Galerie Schlichtenmaier. Geissler box 55.
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39 4-5 Black-and-white photographs and papers, 1968, 1985, undated
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62 39 Color photograph, undated
Wrong identifications and copies, 1987-1990, undated
Twenty-four photographs, including one in color; illustrated printed matter; letter from Galerie Schlichtenmaier and George Watson in Cambridge, England. Geissler box 55.
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39 6 Black-and-white photographs and papers, 1987-1990, undated
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62 40 Color photograph, undated
Earliest drawings, undated
Eleven photographs, including one in color. Geissler box 55.
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39 7 Black-and-white photographs
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62 41 Color photograph
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39 8 Outside the files, 1963, 1981, undated
Notes, printed matter, photocopies of printed matters, one offprint, letter from J. Bruyn in Amsterdam. Geissler box 55.
Sustris I (Lambert Sustris, Friedrich Sustris), 1908, 1963-1988, undated
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39 9 Lambert Sustris and other artists, 1976, undated
Thirteen photographs, illustrated matter, notes, letter from Walter Baldessarini. Geissler box 56.
Wall fountain for the Fugger-House in Augsburg, 1908, 1978, undated
Five photographs, two stripes of negatives, illustrated matter, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes, letters from the Fürstl. und gräfl. Fuggersches Familien- u. Stiftungs-Archiv in Dillingen and from Ulrich Heiss in Munich. Geissler box 56.
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39 10 Black-and-white photographs and papers, 1908, 1978, undated
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62 42 Negatives, undated
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39 11 Drawing Allegory of the Church, Augsburg, 1978, undated
Nine photographs, printed and illustrated matter, letter from Lutz S. Malke at the Städelsches Kunstinstitut. Geissler box 56.
39 12 Reliquary shrine in the Reiche Kapelle of the Munich Residenz, 1983, undated
Twenty-seven photographs, notes, photocopies of printed matter, correspondence with Hella Robels at the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum in Cologne. Geissler box 56.
39 13 Sketches for various artworks, 1977-1988, undated
Twenty-six photographs, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes, letters from Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann at Princeton University, Eliane De Wilde at Musées royaux des beaux-arts de Belgique, Hans [?] at Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin, Brigitte Volk in Munich, and Dorothea [?]. Geissler box 56.
39 14 Sketches for statues of Apostles, 1978, undated
Twelve photographs, illustrated matter, photocopies of illustrated matter, letters from Susanne Netzer in Munich and E. Schneider at Schlossmuseum in Aschaffenburg. Geissler box 56.
39 15 Engravings after Sustris, undated
Thirteen photographs, notes, printed and illustrated matter. Geissler box 56.
39 16 Sketches for engravings for Imagines Sanctorum Augustanorum Vind., undated
Twenty-four photographs, photocopies of illustrated matter, notes. Geissler box 56.
39 17-18 Outside the files, 1963-1978, undated
Notes, printed matter, two offprints, photocopies of printed matter, letters from Günther Heinz at Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and Konrad Oberhuber at Graphische Sammlung Albertina in Vienna. Geissler box 56.
39 19 Baptism of Christ, 1963, 1970-1971, undated
Three photographs, an offprint, and letters to Geissler from Julius Böhler, Jan Lauts at Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, and Robert Oertel at Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz.
39 20 Procession to Calvary, 1950, undated
Two photographs, printed matter.
Sustris II (Friedrich Sustris), 1859, 1962-1987, undated
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40 1 Fugger-House, Augsburg, 1973, 1978, undated
Nine photographs, illustrated matter, notes, letter from J.H. van Borssum Buisman at Kunstverzamelingen Teylers Stichting in Haarlem and Philip Foster at SUNY in Purchase. Geissler box 57.
40 2-5 Trausnitz, 1962-1965, 1981, undated
Forty-six photographs, illustrated matter, photocopies of illustrated matter, notes, one offprint, publication, letter from F. Lugt at Institut Néerlandais. Geissler box 57.
40 6 Grottenhof, 1859, 1984-1987, undated
Twenty-three photographs, illustrated matter, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes, letter from Ugo Ruggeri. Geissler box 57.
40 7 Antiquarium (with uncertain works), undated
Eight photographs, photocopies of illustrated matter. Geissler box 57.
40 8-10 History paintings, former Munich Residence, 1963, undated
Ten photographs, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes. Geissler box 57.
40 11-13 Altar of the Andreas Chapel in Augsburg, 1978, undated
Thirty-three photographs, notes, photocopy of printed matter, letter from Konrad Renger at Kunstgeschichtliches Seminar der Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen. Geissler box 57.
Crucifixion in St. Martin, Landshut, undated
Four photographs, including one in color; notes. Geissler box 57.
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40 14 Black-and-white photographs and papers
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62 43 Color photograph
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40 15 Crucifixion in the bishop's palace in Augsburg, undated
Ten photographs, notes. Geissler box 57.
40 16 Outside the files, 1984, undated
Notes, photocopy of printed matter, letter from Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann at Princeton University. Geisssler box 57.
Sustris III: Sustris, Paduano (Alessandro Scalzi), Hubert Gerhardt, 1921-1922, 1962-1989, undated
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41 1 St. Michael church, Munich, 1984, undated
Thirty-one photographs, illustrated matter, photocopy of printed and illustrated matter, notes, letter from Dorothee Diemer in Munich. Geissler box 58.
41 2 Rest of drawings, 1981-1989, undated
Sixteen photographs, illustrated matter, photocopies of illustrated matter, notes, letter to Dr. Biedermann from Heinrich [?] in Munich, and letters to Geissler from Horst Stierhof at Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlösser, Gärten und Seen, Keith Andrews in Edinburgh, Rolf Biedermann at Kunstsammlungen Augsburg, and Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann at Princeton University. Geissler box 58.
41 3 Copies and uncertain works, 1986-1987, undated
Twenty-one photographs, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes, letter from George Gordon at Sotheby's London, and Geissler's correspondence with Kate de Rothschild in London. Geissler box 58.
41 4 Ivory engravings of the Vienna Treasury, 1981-1982, undated
Five photographs, notes, one offprint, Geissler's correspondence with András Szilágyi at Kunstgewerbemuseum in Budapest. Geissler box 58.
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51 5-8 Other religious paintings, 1963-1986, undated
Forty-six photographs, notes, illustrated matter, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, correspondence with Brigitte Volk, and letters from Evang.-Luth. Pfarramt Heilig Kreuz in Augsburg, Gode Krämer at Kunstsammlungen Augsburg, Wolfgang Ratjen in Munich, F. Lugt at Institut Néerlandais in Paris, and the President of the Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. Geissler box 58.
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41 9 Portraits, 1969, undated
Notes, illustrated matter, letter from Dr. Puchner at Bayerisches Hauptstaaatsarchiv in Munich. Geissler box 58.
41 10 Hubert Gerhardt, 1921-1922, 1977-1988, undated
Thirteen photographs, illustrated matter, photocopies of printed and illustrated matter, notes, Geissler's correspondence with Hans Robert Weihrauch. Geissler box 58.
41 11 Wrong identifications, 1962, undated
Seven photographs, notes, photocopies of printed matter. Geissler box 58.


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