Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975

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Curator of prints at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 1941 to 1963; noted expert on print-making; founded in 1919 and directed the Weyhe Gallery in New York; contributed to and edited the Modern School Magazine in the second half of the 1910s. First wife: Florence King; child: Carola (born 1917). Second wife: Laura Canadè (married in 1946). Zigrosser died in 1975.

From the description of Carl Zigrosser papers, circa 1891-1971. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896096

Print curator; Philadelphia, Pa.; d. 1975.

Graduated Columbia University in literature. Worked with prints in New York City at Keppel and Co. and Weyhe Gallery; print curator at Philadelphia Museum of Art 1940-1963; author of books on prints and art works.

From the description of Carl Zigrosser papers, 1891-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81906215

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referencedIn Ezio Martinelli Papers, 1927-1968 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970. Martin Birnbaum papers, 1862-1970. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Humphreys, Earle Marshall, 1892-1950. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1932-1950. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-. Carl Zigrosser papers, 1891-1971. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948. Royal Cortissoz papers, 1864-1955 (bulk 1920-1955) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Louis Lozowick Papers, 1922-1974 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971,. Oral history interview with Rockwell Kent, 1969 Feb. 26-27 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Frederick Keppel & Co. Frederick Keppel & Co exhibition catalogs, [undated] and 1916-1923. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968. Adolf and Virginia Dehn and Dehn family papers, 1912-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1968. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975. Carl Zigrosser papers, circa 1891-1971. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Kruse, Alexander Z., 1888-1972. Papers of Alexander Z. Kruse, 1890-1972 (bulk 1930s-1960s). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Howard Norton Cook Papers, 1866-1979 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library
referencedIn Castellón, Federico. Oral history interview with Federico Castellon, 1971 Apr. 7-1971 Apr. 14 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Benjamin Kopman Papers / Collection, 1911-1962 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Harry Sternberg papers, 1927-2000 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Weyhe Gallery. Weyhe Gallery records, 1919-1951. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Newton, Edith Whittlesey. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1932-1946. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Gislason, Solveig. Correspondence : to Carl Zigrosser, 1948. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Janssen, Dehli Gág, 1900-1958. Correspondence with Wanda Gág, 1915-1945, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Durieux, Caroline, 1896-1989. Caroline Wogan Durieux papers, 1929-1981. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Castellón, Federico. Oral history interview with Federico Castellon, 1971 Apr.7-1971 Apr.14. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Scott, Alma, b. 1892. Correspondence : to Carl Zigrosser, 1939-1948. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Montross Gallery. Montross Gallery exhibition catalogs, 1908-1926. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Adolf Dehn papers, 1912-1987 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Leon Kelly Papers, 1882-1965 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Worcester Art Museum. Correspondence : to Carl Zigrosser, 1948-1949. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gannett, Ruth Chrisman. Christmas ornaments, ca. 1950-1970. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf University of Minnesota. Press. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1949. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Komroff, Manuel, 1890-1974. Manuel Komroff papers, 1897-1979. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Day, Worden, 1916-1986. Worden Day papers, 1940-1982. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001. Harry Sternberg papers, 1927-2000. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Delaware River Artists' Group. Correspondence : to Carl Zigrosser, 1947. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Ward, Lynd, 1905-. Lynd Ward and May McNeer papers, 1929-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968. Adolf and Virginia Dehn papers, 1912-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Castellón, Federico, 1914-1971,. Oral history interview with Federico Castellon, 1971 Aprl 7-14 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Letterio Calapai Papers, 1932-1989 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Royal Cortissoz papers, 1864-1955, 1920-1955 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971. Rockwell Kent interviews, 1969 Feb. 26-Feb. 27. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Philadelphia Museum of Art. Correspondence : to Van Wyck Brooks, 1953-1962. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975. Correspondence : with Margaret Naumburg, 1924-1952. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf New York Public Library. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1946-1950. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001. Correspondence with Wanda Gág, 1940. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Janssen, Dehli Gág, 1900-1958. Correspondence : to Carl Zigrosser, 1928. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Kellogg, Spencer. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1927. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf British Museum. Dept. of Prints and Drawings. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1967-1968. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975. Letter, 1932 : to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971. Rockwell Kent papers, [circa 1840]-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kansas State Teachers Association. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1948-1950. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968. Adolf and Virginia Dehn papers, 1912-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Young, Art, 1866-1943. Art Young correspondence, 1891-1943. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971. Rockwell Kent papers, [circa 1840]-1993 (bulk 1935-1961). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1956. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn George Grosz papers, 1893-1981 (inclusive) 1919-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Coward-McCann, Inc. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1946-1950. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Becker, Leod. Correspondence : to Carl Zigrosser, 1946. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Philadelphia Museum of Art. Selections from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Archives of American Art collection, 1866-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gág, Flavia, 1907-1978. Correspondence : to Carl Zigrosser, 1927-1947. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968. Adolf Dehn papers, 1912-1987. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Zigrosser, Carl. Zigrosser, Carl: Art World Personality Files. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
creatorOf Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960. Correspondence : to Carl Zigrosser, 1927. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948. Royal Cortissoz papers, 1864-1955 (bulk 1920-1955). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991. Chaim Gross papers, 1920-1983. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Janssen, Robert. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1944-1968. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975. Correspondence : with Wanda Gág, 1924-1946. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975. Correspondence : with Theodore Dreiser, 1931. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971. Rockwell Kent papers, [ca. 1840]-1993 (bulk ca. 1935-1961). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith American Artists Group. corporateBody
associatedWith Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953. person
associatedWith Art Institute of Chicago. corporateBody
associatedWith Barr, Alfred Hamilton, 1902- person
associatedWith Becker, Leod. person
associatedWith Bibliothèque Nationale de France. corporateBody
associatedWith Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970. person
associatedWith Boyd, E. (Elizabeth), 1903-1974. person
associatedWith British Museum. Dept. of Prints and Drawings. corporateBody
associatedWith Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967. person
associatedWith Calapai, Letterio, 1902- person
associatedWith Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976. person
associatedWith Canadè, Laura. person
associatedWith Carrington, Fitz Roy, 1869-1954. person
associatedWith Castellón, Federico. person
associatedWith Castellón, Federico, 1914-1971, person
associatedWith Colker, Ed, 1927- person
associatedWith Cook, Howard Norton, 1901-1980. person
associatedWith Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948. person
associatedWith Coward-McCann, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Day, Worden, 1916-1986. person
associatedWith Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968. person
associatedWith Delaware River Artists' Group. corporateBody
associatedWith Durieux, Caroline, 1896-1989. person
associatedWith Dwight, Mabel, 1876-1955. person
associatedWith Flannagan, John Bernard, 1895?-1942. person
associatedWith Frederick Keppel & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Gág, Flavia, 1907-1978. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Gannett, Ruth Chrisman. person
associatedWith Girard, André. person
associatedWith Gislason, Solveig. person
associatedWith Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991. person
correspondedWith Grosz, George, 1893-1959 person
associatedWith Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988. person
associatedWith Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Humphreys, Earle Marshall, 1892-1950. person
associatedWith Huntley, Victoria Hutson, 1900-1971. person
associatedWith Independent Citizens Committee for the Arts, Sciences and Professions. corporateBody
associatedWith Ingersoll, R. Sturgis (Robert Sturgis), b. 1891. person
associatedWith Janssen, Dehli Gág, 1900-1958. person
associatedWith Janssen, Robert. person
associatedWith John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Kansas State Teachers Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Kellogg, Spencer. person
associatedWith Kelly, Leon, 1901- person
associatedWith Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971, person
associatedWith Keppel, Frederick, 1845-1912. person
associatedWith Kimball, Fiske, 1888-1955. person
associatedWith King, Florence. person
associatedWith Kohn, Misch, 1916- person
associatedWith Komroff, Manuel, 1890-1974. person
associatedWith Kopman, Benjamin, b. 1887 person
associatedWith Kruse, Alexander Z., 1888-1972. person
associatedWith Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953. person
associatedWith Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960. person
associatedWith Lasansky, Mauricio, 1914- person
associatedWith Lozowick, Louis, 1892-1973 person
associatedWith Martinelli, Ezio, 1913- person
associatedWith Mauzey, Merritt, 1898- person
associatedWith McNulty, Kneeland. person
associatedWith Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907- person
associatedWith Minneapolis Institute of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Mitchell, Marian. person
associatedWith Modern school. corporateBody
associatedWith Montross Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Nalbandian, Karnig. person
associatedWith Newton, Edith Whittlesey. person
associatedWith New York Public Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Norman, Dorothy, 1905-1997. person
associatedWith O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986. person
associatedWith Pach, Walter, 1883-1958. person
associatedWith Philadelphia Museum of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Print Club (Philadelphia, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith Print Council of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957. person
associatedWith Ronnebeck, Arnold, 1885-1947. person
associatedWith Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius), 1891-1979. person
associatedWith Rose, Ruth Starr, 1887-1965. person
associatedWith Ruellan, Andrée, 1905- person
associatedWith Schniewind, Carl Oscar, 1900-1957. person
associatedWith Scott, Alma, b. 1892. person
associatedWith Seidenberg, Roderick, 1889-1973. person
associatedWith Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Spratling, William, 1900-1967. person
associatedWith Spruance, Benton, 1904-1967. person
associatedWith Sternberg, Harry person
associatedWith Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001. person
associatedWith Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946. person
associatedWith Tamarind Lithography Workshop. corporateBody
associatedWith Teng, Kuei. person
associatedWith University of Minnesota. Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Valentin, Curt, 1902-1954. person
associatedWith Ward, Lynd, 1905- person
associatedWith Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich), 1895-1983. person
associatedWith Weston, Edward, 1886-1958. person
associatedWith Weyhe Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Wickey, Harry. person
associatedWith Worcester Art Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959. person
associatedWith Young, Art, 1866-1943. person
associatedWith Yunkers, Adja, 1900-1983. person
associatedWith Zigrosser, Carola. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Subject
Prints, American
Prints--Collectors and collecting
Prints, European
Artists
Prints--Societies, etc
Museum curators
Art, American
Printmakers
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Function

Person

Birth 1891

Death 1975

German,

English

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