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Greta Hilb Artwork

 Collection
Identifier: B154

Greta Hilb (1904-1998) was born in Stuttgart, Germany and became a local Denver Jewish female artist of note. She studied at the Parsons School of Design in New York and settled in Denver in 1934. In 1964, she also co-authored a cookbook titled For Goodness Sake with Denver author Leora Mattingly Weber, famous nationally for her Beany Malone juvenile series. The Hilbs were related to the Levy family of Denver, founders of the Fashion Bar clothing store chain. The collection consists of two works created by Hilb: a watercolor painting and an oil pastel drawing, both still-lifes of flowers in vases.

Dates

  • 1930-1990

Creator

Extent

3.0 Linear Feet (2 containers)

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two works created by Hilb.

Biographical / Historical

Greta Hilb (1904-1998) was born in Stuttgart, Germany and became a local Denver Jewish female artist of note. She studied at the Parsons School of Design in New York and settled in Denver in 1934. In 1964, she also co-authored a cookbook titled For Goodness Sake with Denver author Leora Mattingly Weber, famous nationally for her Beany Malone juvenile series.

Greta Hilb (1904-1998) was born in Stuttgart, Germany and became a local Denver Jewish female artist of note. She studied at the Parsons School of Design in New York and settled in Denver in 1934. In 1964, she also co-authored a cookbook titled For Goodness Sake with Denver author Leora Mattingly Weber, famous nationally for her Beany Malone juvenile series. The Hilbs were related to the Levy family of Denver, founders of the Fashion Bar clothing store chain.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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