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Heinrich Schwarz papers, 1894-1974

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Finding aid for the Heinrich Schwarz papers, 1928-1988
Series I. Heinrich Schwarz Research Files, ca. 1928-1970 23 boxes
Series I.A. History of the Graphic Arts, ca. 1950-1974 1 box
Files contain his dissertation, Die Anfänge der Lithographie in Österreich, notes on printing techniques, Old Masters, Italian, French, and German Renaissance and Baroque printmaking, a proposal for a book on lithography, and documents from his work as Curator of Prints at Wesleyan.
Box Folder
1 1 History
Notes for a history of printmaking, with outines for "A History of the Graphic Arts." [c. 78 items].
1 2 Techniques
Reproduced pages describing various printmaking techniques. [c. 22 items]
1 3 Intaglio
Most regarding 15th century works, notes on both the process and practitioners of intaglio printmaking, including Dürer, Schongauer, Veit Stoss, and others. [c. 19 items]
1 4 Engraving
A Guide to the Processes and Schools of Engraving, British Museum, 1923; 9 photographs; 6 pp. correspondence. [17 items]
1 5 Masters
Typed copy list of 15th to 18th century graphic artists. [2 pp.]
1 6 Italy 15th/16th Century
Handwritten citations of works consulted. [c. 10 items]
1 7 France 15th/16th Century
Handwritten and typed citation notes concerning French Renaissance printing. [7 items]
1 8 Dürer
"Summary of the Exhibit: 'Dürer Before and After,'" notes on Dürer's art and influence. [c. 31 items]
1 9 Germany 16th Century (Post-Dürer)
Notes, with citations and commentary. [12 items]
1 10 17th Century
Handwritten notes on Rembrandt, Hals, Rubens, Callot and others. [c. 35 items]
1 11 18th Century
Notes regarding work of Tiepolo, Hogarth, and others. [18 items]
1 12 19th Century
Notes, clippings, and very brief correspondence regarding 19th century graphic artists and the process of lithography. [c. 40 items]
1 13 Meryon
Includes 6 pp. of notes on Meryon works, 18 photographs, a letter from Fritz Novotny (1974), and a 16 pp. Knoedler catalogue for a Meryon sale. [26 items]
1 14 Color(ed) Printmaking
Notes, 1 p. on the history of "Clairs-Obscurs." [6 items]
1 15 Proposal for a Book on Lithography
[4 pp. typed]
1 16 Wesleyan Print Collections
lists of prints (1955-1956, n.d.) and book list. [18 items]
1 17 Print Curatorship, 1954
printed materials, 1954, n.d. [11 items]
1 18 Print Council of America, Annual Meeting, 1972
Minutes, 8 pp.; Report on the Bibliography of Oeuvre-Catalogues, 10 pp.; Trustees, 5 pp.; Directors, 1 pp. [24 pp.]
1 19 Oeuvre-Catalogues of Graphic Artists, Index
[6 pp. photocopied]
1 20 Oeuvre-Catalogues of Graphic Artists
Checklist of the oeuvre-catalogues of graphic artists to be included in Print Council publication (1972). [92 pp.]


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