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Guide to the Fritz Busse original ink and watercolor illustrations, 1955-1959
MSS 2013/25  
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Description
The collection contains original ink and watercolor paintings and sketches by German artist Fritz Busse specifically made for a series of books published by Arts, Inc.
Background
Fritz Busse was born in Luxembourg on April 2, 1903. In 1908, he and his parents moved to Hamberg where he grew up and studied at the Land Academy of Arts. From 1925-1926 he lived in Munich where he studied under Hans Hofmann. Busse later traveled throughout Europe to continue studying works by German romanticists and French impressionists. In 1930, Busse moved to Stuttgart and entered the world of graphic and book art, working for many German publishers.
Extent
8.0 Linear feet (8 flat boxes)
Restrictions
Both the physical materials and copyright are owned by the University Library.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Some restrictions may apply.