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Hans and Lily Hildebrandt papers, 1899-1979

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Series IV. Hans and Lily Hildebrandt's correspondence, 1901-1974 ca. 3 lin. ft. 7 boxes
This series contains personal correspondence, professional correspondence, circular letters, and correspondence with artists. Select personal correspondents include Paul Klee (re: his estate in Switzerland), Herbert Kuhn (re: Hildebrandt's book Der Schmuck), Walter Muller-Walchow (re: Forschungsgesellschaft). Also included are correspondence and printed announcements from the Suddeutsche Nachrichtenstelle für die Neutralen, an organization for the distribution of anti-war information, and printed letters concerning the Oswald's Farbentheorie, 1914-1921. Correspondence about publications, alphabetically arranged, includes letters from A. E. Brinckmann (Athenaum Press), Klinkhardt & Biermann, Paul Cassirer, Katherine S. Dreier, Deutsche Verlagsanstalt, Piper, Seemann, and Stoedtner. Artist correspondence is arranged alphabetically by artist, with sketches and collected ephemera. Notable artist correspondents include Willi Baumeister, Max Bill, Julius and Lisbeth Bissier, Friedl Dicker, Katherine S. Dreier, Tilla Durieux, Siegfried Giedion, Walter Gropius, Theodor Heuss, Adolf Hildebrandt, Adolf Hölzel, Johannes Itten, Wassily Kandinsky, Erich Mendelsohn, Hannes Meyer, Alfred Roth, Oskar and Tut Schlemmer, Carl Schlemmer, Henry van de Velde, Vordemberge-Gildewart, and Wilhelm Wagenfeld.
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36 Hans Hildebrandt correspondence (A-Z), 1902-1967
36 1 Capeller, Leopold, 1946-1947
36 2 Eberhardt, Professor, 1922
36 3 Erfurth, Arno, 1953-1967
36 4 Gossweiler, Willy, 1937
36 5 Hils, Karl, 1945
36 6 "Photo Marburg/Kunst der Welt," 1946
36 7 Jacob, K., 1929
36 8 Janentzsky, Christian, 1927-1928
36 9 Janssen, 1921
36 10 Imhoff, Ludwig, and Richard Greiner, (Open Letter) 1902
36 11 Imhoff, Ludwig, 1946-1953
36 12 Johannesson, Annelie, 1924
36 13 Merz, Walter, 1947
36 14 Keller, Dieter, 1944
36 15 Kern, Helene, 1936-1937
36 16 Kilpper, 1928
36 17 Oscar, Kienzle, 1946
36 18 Klee, Felix, 1940-1965
36 19 Magda, Knoch, 1932
36 20 Koch, C., 1921-1936
36 21 Kockerthaler, Lina, 1936
36 22 Köllmann, Hans P., 1938-1946
36 23 Kramer, H., 1919
36 24 Krantz, E., 1935
36 25 Krupp, 1920
36 26 Kruse, Max, 1938
36 27 Kühn, Herbert, 1939-1940
36 28 Langloh, Ernst & Wilhelm, 1931
36 29 Leiner, Bruno, 1940
36 30 Lemperle, 1950
36 31 Leven, 1937
36 32 Liesching, Berhard, 1923-1924
36 33 Lindeck, Anne, 1924
36 34 Lockner, Hermann, 1934
36 35 Lörcher, Carl, 1933
36 36 Kohler & Lörcher, 1946
36 37 Karl Loë, 1928
36 38 Lorenz, Ernst, 1936
36 39 Leven, 1940
36 40 Lange, Martin, 1953
36 41 Stadt Manheim, Oberbürgermeister, 1953
36 42 Merveldt, Hans Hubertus, 1939
36 43 Mapje, 1939-1941
36 44 Martini, F., 1950
36 45 Mathias, Carl-Ernst, 1918-1928
36 46 Mayer, 1936
36 47 Merckel, Georg 1925
36 48 Michaelsen, 1922-1928
36 49 Miller, Oskar, 1928
36 50 Mittasch, n.d.
36 51 Moraths, 1925
36 52 Möller-Fernau, Kurt, 1927
36 53 Mollenkopf, F., 1931
36 54 Mohler, Arnim, 1942
36 55 Moller, 1937
36 56 Muesmann, Adolf 1925-1957
36 57 Moltzer, F., 1939-1941
36 58 Müller, Adolf 1939
36 59 Müller, Else, 1945
36 60 Müller (Frau Porfessor), 1938
36 61 Müller-Wulckow, Walter, 1946
36 62 Müller, Erhard, 1946
36 63 Münger (Frau), 1941
36 64 Neulay, H., 1926
36 65 Neumann, Zlatko, n.d.
36 66 Neustein, Erwin, 1932-1938
36 67 Oertel, Robert, 1951
36 68 Osborn (Herr), 1927
36 69 Ostertag, 1949
36 70 Ostermayer (Professor), 1949
36 71 Pazaurek, Gustav E., 1925-1934
36 72 Peters, Li, 1937-1943
36 73 Petrovics, Alexei von, 1935
36 74 Pirath, Carl, 1954
36 75 Hedda, P., 1942
36 76 Pfeiffer, Elsa, 1939
36 77 Pfeiffer, [Elsa?] 1940
36 78 Pick, Manfred, 1931
36 79 Pirrung, 1947
36 80 Platz, Adolf, 1931-1933
36 81 Pollock, Aurelia, 1939
36 82 Poissonnier (Captian), 1947
36 83 Schmidt, Paul Ferdinand, 1947
36 84 Schmitt, Otto, 1951
36 85 Voss, Helmann, 1932
36 86 Worringer, Marta M., 1922
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37 Correspondence, Süddeutsche Nachrichtenstelle für die Neutralen, , and Action Against Wilhelm Oswald's Color Theory, 1914 1920-1921
37 1 Reports, Süddeutsche Nachrichtenstelle für die Neutralen, 1914
37 2 Reports, Süddeutsche Nachrichtenstelle für die Neutralen, 1914
37 3 (A) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 4 (B) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 5 (C-E) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 6 (F-H) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 7 (I-K) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 8 (Ku-L) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 9 (M-N) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 10 (Pa-S) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 11 (T-U) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 12 (V-W) Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, 1920-1921
37 13 Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre (assorted authors), 1920-1921
37 14 Correspondence, Oswald'sche Farbenlehre (assorted authors), 1920-1921
37 15 Manuscript, Hans Hildebrandt, "Vorbemerkung zur heutigen Sondernummer der 'Freien Gruppe' für Farbkunst des DWB," n.d.
37 16 Manuscript, Hans Hildebrandt, "Vorbemerkung zur heutigen Sondernummer der 'Freien Gruppe' für Farbkunst des DWB," n.d.
37 17 Oswald'sche Farbenlehre, "Namenverzeichnis über die Zusagen zur Aktion gegen Ostwald."
37 18 "Bransche Akkord-Quintenzirkel in Tönen und Farben," München, 1914
37 19 Notes, "Zusagen zur Aktion gegen Ostwald," 1920-1921
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38 Correspondence with publishers (A-L), 1910-1966
38 1 (A) Apollo, Arani, Association Française, Aujourd'hui, Aussaat, Auswärtiges Amt
38 2 (A) Anthenäum (Handbuch der Kunstwissenschaft)
38 3 (B) Badische Neueste, Nachrichten, Bau Ausstellung, Baukunst, Werkform, Bauwelt, Bauzeitung, Bayerische Rundfunk, Berliner Tageblatt, Biermann, Bild, Blass-Laufer, Bodenseebuch, Friedrich Bohnenberger, F. Bruckmann
38 4 (C-D) Cahiers d'Art, Casopis, Paul Cassirer, Cicerone
38 5 (D) Delphin Verlag, Stadtmuseum Danzig, Deutschen-Verlags Anstalt, Dietrich
38 6 (D) Deutsche Kunstverlag
38 7 (D) Verlag Kurt Desch
38 8 (E-G) Les Éditions, Feuer Verlag
38 9 (G) Gaceta, Galerieverien, Goethe-Nationalmuseums, Grethlein
38 10 (G-H) Giedion, Haftmann, D. Hagmann, Heitz
38 11 (H) Kurt Herberts (Wuppertal)
38 12 (H) Ferdinand Hirt & Sohn
38 13 (H) Hoelzel
With Hildebrandt outline and abstracts for his book Hans Hildebrand
38 14 (I) I'Illustration, Das Illustrierte Blatt
38 15 (I) Insel
With correspondence from Heinrich Wölfflin, regarding creation of the journal Die Form.
38 16 (K) Kestner-Gesellschaft, Klein-Verlag, Kunst der Nation, Das Kunstblatt (letters from Paul Westheim), Kunstwanderer, Kunstlerlexikons
38 17 (L) Landwehr, Albert Langen, Die Laterne, Lehmbruck, Lichtenstein Verlag, Georg Lüttke
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39 Correspondence with publishers (M-Z), 1910-1966
39 1 (M) Rudolf Moose, Müller und Kiepenheuer, Magazine of Art
39 2 (N) Naumann, Neufeld & Henius
39 3 (O) Oldenburg Verlag
39 4 (P) Parus, Pelikan, Phaidon
39 5 (P) Piper & Co. Verlag, Verlag Paul Cassirer
39 6 (R) Reallexikon, Reckendorf Verlag, Reichskunstwart, Rembrandt Verlag, Verlag Die Runde
39 7 (S) Saar Verlag, Die Sendung, Sentus-Verlag, Max Spielmeÿer, Süddeutsche Galerei, Verlag E.A. Seemann
39 8 (Sch) Schmalenbach, Ioe Scholz, Mainz, Schroll & Co., Schuler-Verlag, Schweizerischen Schulrates, Schwab, Swäbische Post, Schwäbisches Tagblatt, Schweizer Illustrierte Radiozeitung, Schweizerischen Bauzeitung
39 9 (Sch) Alfred Scherz Verlag, Franz Stoedtner
39 10 (St) Stoedtner, Starke, Stuttgerter Verlag-Vereinigungen
39 11 (U) Universal-Edition, A.G., Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, Ukrsinske-slowo
39 12 (V) Verband sozialer Baubetriebe, Volksstimme, Vossische Zeitung (Berlin)
39 13 (W) Ernst Wasmuth (Württ.) Arbeitsgemeinschaft des Deutschen Werkbunds, Stuttgart, Wissen und Fortschritt, Die Woche, Württenbergerzeitung
39 14 (W) Das Werk
39 15 (W) Weltkunst
39 16 (Z) Züricher Zeitung, Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte
39 17 Unidentified
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40 Artist correspondence with Hans and Lily Hildebrandt (A-G)
40 1 Ackermann, Max (1 fragment), n.d.
40 2 Adler, Bruno, (14 items) 1927-1968
40 3 Albers, Joseph, (35 items) 1932-1972
40 4 Altherr, (2 items) 1917-1921
40 5 Amiet, Cuno, , (2 items) 1913 1943
40 6 Archipenko, Alexander, (16 items) 1923-1960
40 7 Arp, Hans, (8 items) 1948-1957
40 7 Taüber-Arp, Sophie, (7 items) 1924-1937
40 7 Arp-Hagenbach, Marguerite, (1 item) 1964
With one response from Lily Hildebrandt to Sophie Taüber-Arp.
40 8 Baecher, Max, (4 items) 1949-1950
40 9 Barting, Otto, (2 items) 1947
40 10 Baumeister, Willi (I), (43 items) 1915-1957
With several drawings.
40 11 Baumeister, Willi (II) (14 items)
With drawings and biography.
40 12 Beckman, Max, (1 item) 1912
40 13 Behrens, Peter, , (2 items) 1914 1917
40 14 Bense, Max, (1 item) 1962
40 15 Berend-Corinth, (2 items) 1927
40 16 Bergmann-Michel, Ella (1 item)
With curriculum vitae.
40 17 Bihalji-Merin, O., (2 items) 1953
40 18 Bill, Max, (18 items)
With handwritten response from Rainer and Lily Hildebrandt.
40 19 Bissier, Julius and Lisbeth, (23 items) 1946-1973
With response from Hans and Lily Hildebrandt.
40 20 Blanchard, Maria, (1 item) 1921
40 21 Boger-Laughammer, Margot, (1 item) 1961
40 22 Bonatz, Paul, , (3 items) 1924 1931
40 23 Brühlman, (7 items) 1910-1974
40 24 Cahn, , (2 items) 1917 1921
40 25 Cavael, Rolf, (3 items)
40 26 Chagall, Marc and Ida (Meyer-Chagall) (9 items) 1924-1961
40 27 Citroen, Paul, ) (4 items) 1953-1966
With 1 reply from Lily and one unsigned response.
40 28 Dehemel, (1 item) 1916
40 29 Delaunay, Sonia, (5 items) 1927-1928
40 30 Delitzsch (I), (5 items) 1910
40 31 Delitzsch (II), (27 items) n.d.
40 32 Diecker, F., (8 items) 1927-1967
40 33 Dill, Ludwig, (1 item) n.d.
40 34 Dix, Otto, (2 items)
40 35 Döcker, Richard and "Koko," (11 items) 1901-1968
40 36 Döcker, Richard, (1 item) n.d.
With biography and curriculum vitae.
40 37 Dreier, Katherine (I), (20 items) 1929-1932
40 38 Dreier, Katherine (II), (10 items) 1937-1950
40 39 Durieux, (2 items) n.d.
40 40 Eberz, Josef, (8 items) 1916-1967
With 1 unsigned response.
40 41 Edschmid, Kasimir, (1 item) 1916
40 42 Egon, Eiermann, (2 items) 1939-1940
40 43 Ende, Edgar, (1 item) 1948
With 1 response from Rainer dated 1972.
40 44 Ernst, Max, (2 items) 1927
With 1 response from Lily H. dated 1972.
40 45 Exter, Alexandre, (2 items) 1928
With 1 fragment of a reply dated 1927.
40 46 Finsterlin, Hermann, (12 items) 1928-1953
40 47 Fischer, Therese, (1 item) 1968
40 48 Fleischmann, A. R., (2 items) 1957
With one response from Lily dated 1972.
40 49 Forgére, Valentin, (1 item) 1965
40 50 Fotz-Hauspeter, (1 item) n.d.
40 51 Frank, Josef, (1 item) 1927
40 52 Geitlinger, (1 item) 1948
40 53 Giacometti, Augusto, (1 item) 1923
40 54 Giedion-Welcker, (11 items) 1928-1968
40 55 Gleizes, Albert, (1 item) n.d.
40 56 Glück, Gustav, (1 item) 1930
40 57 Gothein, Werner, , (2 items) 1948 1949
40 58 Graeser, Camille, (5 items) 1936-1962
40 59 Grieshaber, H. A. P., (18 items) 1946-1957
With 1 response from both Lily and Rainer Hildebrandt 1972.
40 60 Grohmann, (2 items) 1952
40 61 Guevrékian, Gabriel, (1 item) 1926
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41 Artist correspondence (H-P)
41 1 Häring, Hugo and Malcolmson, R., (15 items) 1928-1953
41 2 Haller, (1 item) n.d.
41 3 Hanak, (3 items) n.d.
41 4 Hartung, Karl, (2 items) 1951
With 1 item from both Hans and Lily Hildebrandt.
41 5 Hasse, (1 item) n.d.
41 6 Hausenstein, (1 item) n.d.
41 7 Heckel, (1 item) n.d.
41 8 Heckendorf, (1 item) n.d.
41 9 Heenskerck, Jacob van (7 items) 1921-1922
41 10 Heine, (1 item) n.d.
41 11 Helbig, Walter, (1 item) n.d.
41 12 Hessel, (1 item) n.d.
41 13 Heuss, Theodor, (2 items) 1957
41 14 Heydt, van der, (4 items) 1916-1918
41 15 Hilberseimer, Ludwig, (1 item) n.d.
41 16 Hildebrand, (1 item) n.d.
41 17 Höch, Hanna, (7 items) 1927-1946
41 18 Hodler, (1 item) n.d.
41 19 Hölzel, Adolf (I), (29 items) 1910-1922
41 20 Hölzel, Adolf (II), (18 items) 1910-1922
41 21 Hoetger, (14 items) n.d.
41 22 Hofer, Carl, (2 items) 1912-1948
41 23 Imkamp, Wilhelm, (1 item) 1947
41 24 Itten, Johannes, (15 items) 1916-1973
41 25 Kahnweiler, Daniel Henry, (28 items) 1925-1969
41 26 Kandinsky, Wassily, (28 items) 1924-1956
With 1 (8 page) typed manuscript, "Abstrakte Kunst."
41 27 Kanoldt, Alexander, (1 item) n.d.
41 28 Kerkovius, Ida, (2 items) n.d.
41 29 Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig, (4 items) n.d.
41 30 Klee, Paul, (6 items) 1936-1932
41 31 Kollwitz, Käthe, (1 item) 1928
41 32 Kress, (1 item) n.d.
41 33 Kruse, (1 item) 1914
41 34 Otho, Kurz, (1 item) 1908
41 35 Kuthe-Tarnay, (1 item) n.d.
41 36 Larionow, M., (1 item) 1927
41 37 Lauterburg, (1 item) 1917
41 38 Le Corbusier, (28 items) 1924-1958
With a drawing dated 1957, and 1 response from Hans Hildebrandt.
41 39 Léger, Fernand, (4 items) n.d.
41 40 Lehmbruck, (3 items) n.d.
41 41 Liebermann, Max, (3 items) n.d.
41 42 Lörcher, Alfred, (2 items) n.d.
41 43 Loos, Adolf, (2 items) n.d.
1 letter with 1 calling card.
41 44 Macke, August, (3 items) n.d.
41 45 Marc, Franz, (2 items) n.d.
41 46 Marc, Maria, (11 items) 1916-1949
41 47 Marcks, Gerhard, (2 items) n.d.
41 48 Mataré, Ewald, (7 items) 1932-1956
41 49 Meier, Graefe, (3 items) n.d.
41 50 Melzer, (4 items) n.d.
41 51 Mendelsohn, Erich, (19 items) 1924-1955
With 1 letter from Louise Mendelsohn.
41 52 Mettel, Hans, (1 item) 1952
41 53 Meyer, Adolf, (3 items) n.d.
41 54 Meyer-Amden, Otto, (4 items) n.d.
41 55 Meyer, Hannes, (1 item) 1967
With an essay by Alexander Schawinsky, "Kopf oder Adler? Zum fall Bauhaus," defending Hannes Meyer, his work and the Bauhaus; with quotations from Hannes Meyer's diaries.
41 56 Michel, (1 item) 1967
41 57 Modersohn-Becker, (1 item) 1927
41 58 Moholy-Nagy, Lászlo, (8 items) n.d.
With letters from Sibyl Moholy-Nagy.
41 59 Moll, Oskar, (3 items) n.d.
41 60 Monkemeyer-Corty, (2 items) 1927
41 61 Muche, Georg, (4 items) 1939-1953
41 62 Mundlak, (1 item) n.d.
41 63 Münter, Gabrielle, (7 items) 1927-1957
41 64 Musper, ( 1 item) 1955
41 65 Nägele, Reinhold, (1 item) 1927
41 66 Nesch, (3 items) n.d.
41 67 Neuner-Kayser, (1 item) 1956
41 68 Niemeyer, (1 item) n.d.
41 69 Nolde, (1 item) n.d.
41 70 Osthaus, (1 item) n.d.
41 71 Oud, Jacobus Johannes Pieter, (4 items) 1927
41 72 Ozenfant, Amédée, (15 items) n.d.
41 73 Pahl, Manfred, (1 item) 1949
41 74 Pechstein, Max, (1 item) 1912
41 75 Pellegrini, Alfred H., (3 items) n.d.
41 76 Pevsner, Nikolaus (2 items) 1928-1938
41 77 Poelzig, Hans, (1 items) 1920
41 78 Prinzhorn, (2 items) 1921-1924
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42 Artist correspondence (R-Z)
42 1 Rasch, Heinz, (22 items) 1960-1972
With 1 response from Hans Hildebrandt.
42 2 Richter, Ludwig, (1 item) 1960
42 3 Roeder, Emy, (1 item) 1952
42 4 Roederstein, (1 item) 1927
42 5 Roh, Franz and Juliane, (25 items) 1942-1967
With 4 responses by Hans Hildebrandt.
42 6 Roller, Alfred, (4 items) 1916
42 7 Roth, Alfred, (18 items) 1936-1956
With 1 unsigned response.
42 8 Roth, Alfred, (19 items) 1953-1972
With 11 unsigned responses.
42 9 Schleicher, Gustav, (1 item) 1915
1 photograph.
42 10 Schaumann, (1 item) 1933
42 11 Scharoun, Hans, (3 items) 1947
42 12 Schlemmer, Oskar (I), (41 items) 1916-1922
42 13 Schlemmer, Oskar (II), (14 items) 1922-1924
42 14 Schlemmer, Oskar (III), (39 items) 1928-1943
42 15 Schlemmer, Tut (IV), (9 items) n.d.
42 16 Misc. correspondence with Schlemmer, Oskar (V) (11 items)
42 17 Schlemmer, Oskar (VI), (2 items) 1939-1941
42 18 Schlemmer, Carl, (6 items) 1921-1961
42 19 Schlichter, Rudolf, (6 items) 1937-1949
42 20 Schmidt, Paul F., (1 item) 1948
42 21 Schmidt-Rottluff, Karl, (1 item) 1948
42 22 Schmitthenner, (1 item) 1960
42 23 Schnarrenberger, (1 item) 1942
42 24 Schrimpf, Georg, (1 item) 1927
42 25 Schwerdtfeger, Kurt, (1 item) 1914
42 26 Schwitters, Kurt, (13 items) 1926-1933
42 27 Segal, Kurt, (2 items) 1932
42 28 Adolf Senglaub, (1 item) 1918
With 1 response from Hans Hildebrandt.
42 29 Senn, Otto, (2 items) 1935-1955
42 30 Severini, Gino, (1 item) 1949
42 31 Steger, Milly, (4 items) 1912-1934
42 32 Steiglitz, Alfred, (1 item) n.d.
With a photograph of an O'Keefe paintng with the caption "permission by A.S."
42 33 Steinitz, Kate, (4 items) 1927
With curriculum vitae.
42 34 Stenner, Hugo, (21 items) 1914-1972
With 9 responses from Hans Hildebrandt.
42 35 Szalit, R., (3 items) 1927
42 36 Tairoff, A., (1 item) 1927
42 37 Tannenbaum, Herbert, (2 item) 1914
42 38 Trökes, Heinz, (6 items) 1948-1963
42 39 Uhlmann, Hans, (2 items) 1952
With 1 response from Lily Hildebrandt, 1972.
42 40 van de Velde, Henry, (17 items) 1949-1957
42 41 Vollmoeller, (1 item) 1940
42 42 Vordemberge-Gildewart, (22 items) 1928-1955
42 43 Wagenfeld, Wilhelm, (16 items) 1952-1967
42 44 Wagner, Rolf, (1 item) 1955
42 45 Walden, Nell, (2 items) 1954-1957
42 46 Weber, Vincent, (8 items) with 1 response from H.H. 1932-1961
42 47 Weinhold, Kurt, (9 items) 1946-1966
42 48 Werner, Heinrich, (1 item) 1926
42 49 Werner, Theodor, (14 items) 1948-1966
42 50 Wichert, Fritz, (1 item) 1928
42 51 Wölfflin, Fritz, (1 item) 1934
42 52 Wörn, Walter, (16 items) 1957-1973
With original artworks and b&w photographs.
42 53 Wolf, Hugo, (20 items) n.d.
42 54 Wölfflin, Heinrich, (1 item) 1934


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