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Pastels (Visual works)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Works of art, typically on a paper or vellum support, to which designs are applied using crayons made of ground pigment held together with a binder, typically oil or water and gum. Works in this medium are sometimes classified as drawings, and sometimes as paintings, typically based on the local curatorial department responsible for the work or on the material of the support (pastels on paper may be classified as drawings, while pastels on vellum may be classified as paintings).

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence - Reprints, 1947-1996

Identifier: U158.01.0038.0037

Contains correspondence between members of the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, primarily Dr. Theodore Puck, and other individuals or companies. Includes correspondence related to business practices and experimentation results and progress, publications when exchanged for review, newspaper articles, photographs, cards, and occasionally patient information when related to research.

Dates: 1947-1996

Greta Hilb Artwork

Identifier: B154
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1930-1990

Lucile Short Stinson Pastels

Identifier: M244
Abstract Lucile Short Stinson was born in Ogallala, Nebraska in 1888. She moved to Denver, Colorado with her family in 1890 where she attended the University of Denver preparatory school before enrolling in the University. Stinson graduated from the University of Denver in 1911 and went on to study pastels with Elsie Haynes at the University of Iowa and Robert Graham in Denver. During her lifetime she had several exhibitions of her work here in Colorado as well as in Wyoming and New Mexico. ...
Dates: undated

Sketchbook, circa 1950s

Identifier: B333.08.0015.00005
Scope and Contents

One Winsor Spiral Sketchbook, size 5 x 8, filled with pencil sketches of people, buildings, landscapes and some still-life’s. Also, one oil pastel drawing. Sketchbook has "Lowenstein" written on front cover. Sketch book is not dated but is identical to sketchbook dated 1956. Stamped "Plankenhorn Stationary Co. Williamsport 2, PA" with "20" written in top right corner of front cover; presumably it was priced at 20 cents.

Dates: circa 1950s

Vase with Flowers Oil Pastel, between 1940-1970

Identifier: B154.01.0001.00001

Oil pastel crayon drawing of a vase with flowers. Vase is maroon and flowers are bright red, maroon and pink with bits of blue and green foliage. Signed in blue ink "Greta Hilb" bottom left corner.

Dates: between 1940-1970