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Artists -- Illinois -- Chicago

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Carl A.E. Tolpo papers

Identifier: MSS 78

Painter and sculptor. Augustana College commissioned Carl A.E.Tolpo to paint memorial portraits of Augustana College faculty. The collection mostly includes correspondence between Tolpo and various College affiliates.

Dates: 1923-1956 and undated

Collection on Egon Weiner

Identifier: MSS 163
Abstract Egon Weiner was born in 1906 in Vienna, Austria. He trained as an artist at the School for Arts and Crafts (Kunstgewerbe Schule) and the Academy of Fine Arts (Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste) in Vienna. He received an M.F.A. from the Academy of Fine Arts in 1933. He arrived in the United States in 1938 after fleeing Nazi-occupied Austria and became a citizen in 1944. He became a professor of sculpture and life drawing at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1945-1971, and was visiting professor of...
Dates: 1947-1987 and undated