Heintzelman, Arthur William, 1891-1965

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Etcher, museum curator, painter, teacher; Marblehead, Massachusetts.

From the description of Arthur William Heintzelman papers, 1926-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118469

Arthur W. Heintzelman, born November 22, 1890 in Newark, NJ, attended RISD from 1901-1912, receiving a diploma in Freehand Drawing and Painting in 1910. Heintzelman continued with postgraduate courses in 1910-1911 earning the first Alumni Association Traveling Scholarship that spring. Following a summer in Europe, he returned to RISD for another year of postgraduate work as well as working as an Instructor's assistant. He served as Head of the Fine Arts Department, Detroit School of Design, 1912-1915.

Heintzelman returned to RISD as an Instructor, 1915-1920, during which time he began a create etchings. Goodspeed’s Bookstore (Boston) held his first exhibition in October 1917. He took a year's leave of absence in 1920 before leaving for Europe the next year. He lived in Paris and Liginieres sur Chexbres overlooking Lake Geneva, 1921-1935, where he continued his work as a world-renowned etcher. In 1941, he became Keeper of the Prints of the Albert H. Wiggin Collection and the Print Department of the Boston Public Library, holding the position until his retirement in 1960. He served as President of the RISD Alumni Association, 1944-1945, RISD Trustee, 1946-1964, and Emeritus Trustee, 1964-1965.

From the guide to the Arthur W. Heintzelman papers, Heintzelman (Arthur W.) papers, 1911, (Rhode Island School of Design Archives)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Barnet, Will, 1911-. Will Barnet papers, 1938-2000. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Arthur W. Heintzelman papers, Heintzelman (Arthur W.) papers, 1911 Rhode Island School of Design Archives.
referencedIn Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939. Louis A. Holman papers and Holman's Print Shop records, ca. 1870-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Letterio Calapai Papers, 1932-1989 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Rhode Island School of Design. Alumni Association records, Alumni Association records, 1895-1962 Rhode Island School of Design Archives.
creatorOf Guiot, Marcel. Marcel Guiot letters from Arthur Heintzelman, 1929-1937. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Heintzelman, Arthur William, 1891-1965. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Edward A. Wilson Papers, 1915-1963 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Heintzelman, Arthur William, 1891-1965. Arthur William Heintzelman papers, 1926-1963. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Heintzelman, Arthur William, 1891-1965. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1955. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Schorger, Margaret,. Autograph letters, 1923-1934. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Guiot, Marcel. Marcel Guiot letters from Arthur Heintzelman, 1929-1937. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar additional papers, 1842-1996. Houghton Library
creatorOf Kruse, Alexander Z., 1888-1972. Papers of Alexander Z. Kruse, 1890-1972 (bulk 1930s-1960s). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Heintzelman, Arthur William, 1892-1965 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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associatedWith Barnet, Will, 1911- person
associatedWith Calapai, Letterio, 1902- person
associatedWith Drury, William Holland, 1888-1960 person
associatedWith Dyer, Anna J. person
associatedWith Guiot, Marcel. person
associatedWith Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939. person
associatedWith Kruse, Alexander Z., 1888-1972. person
associatedWith Rhode Island School of Design. Alumni Association corporateBody
associatedWith Schorger, Margaret, person
associatedWith Wilson, Edward Arthur, 1886-1970 person
associatedWith Yourcenar, Marguerite. person
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