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Guide to the Carl von Marr Papers , 1874-1949
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Carl von Marr Papers ,
    Date (inclusive): 1874-1949
    Collection number:
    Creator: Marr,Carl von
    Extent: .5 linear ft. (ca.145 items).
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Marr was a well known painter in Munich where he held a chair at the Academy of Arts (Akademie der Kunste) from 1893 on, and later became its Director. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisonsin, in 1858, and died in Munich, Germany, 1936. He was tutored by Wisconsin artist Henry Vianden in Milwaukee from age 7 to 17, then he attended art schools in Weimer, Berlin, and Munich, where he took up residence as a painter.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Purchased, Stargardt auction, item 584, 1979

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Carl von Marr Papers , M0474, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Access Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Bartels, Hans von, 1856-1913.
    Becker-Gundahl, Carl Johann, 1856-1925.
    Bermann, Cipri Adolf, 1862-.
    Beronco, Hierl.
    Blaas, Julius von, 1845-1922.
    Blau-Lang, Tina, 1845-.
    Blos, Carl, 1860-1941.
    Borchardt, Hans, 1865-.
    Bracht, Eugen Felix Prosper, 1842-1921.
    Brhutt, Ferdinand, 1849-1936.
    Dhurck-Kaulbach, J.
    Fink, Bruno.
    Fink, Selma.
    Habermann, Hugo Freiherr von, 1849-1929.
    Hanfstaegl, Kittie.
    Hayek, Hans von, 1869-1940.
    Heine, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1845-1921.
    Hengeler, Adolf, 1863-.
    Herterich, Ludwig, 1856-1932.
    Hildebrand, Adolf von, 1847-1921.
    Hoffmann, A.
    Jank, Angelo, 1868-1940.
    Kalckreuth, Leopold Karl Walter Graf von, 1855-1928.
    Kampf, Arthur, 1864-1950.
    Keller, Albert von, 1844-1920.
    Knote, Ellen.
    Koner, Max Johann Bernhard, 1854-1900.
    Krilmleise, Wilheim.
    Lenbach, Franz Seraph von, 1836-1904.
    Lenbach, Lolo.
    Liebermann, Max, 1847-1935.
    Messerschmidt, Pius Ferdinand, 1858-1915.
    Meyer, Claus, 1856-1919.
    Meyer-Waldeck, Kunz, 1859-1953.
    Meyerheim, Paul Friedrich, 1842-1915.
    Miller, Ferdinand (II) von, 1842-1929.
    Miller, Fritz von, 1840-1921.
    Mhunzer, Adolf, 1870-1952.
    Myrbach-Rheinfeld, Felician, 1853-.
    Rehder, Julius Christian, 1861-.
    Reinicke, Rene, 1860-1926.
    Richter, Gustav Karl Ludwig, 1823-1884.
    Rietschel, Ernest Friedrich August, 1804-1861.
    Samberger, Leo, 1861-1949.
    Schlereth, Hans, 1897-.
    Schwill, William Valentine, 1864-.
    Seidl, Emanuel von, 1856-1919.
    Souchan, Wilhelm Ferdinand, 1825-1876.
    Spier, Anna.
    Stadler, Anton von, 1850-1917.
    Stahl, Friedrich, 1863-1940.
    Stieler, Eugene von, 1845-1929.
    Stuck, Franz von, 1863-1928.
    Stuck, Mary.
    Taschner, Ignatius, 1871-1913.
    Thiersch, Friedrich von, 1852-1921.
    Thhony, Eduard, 1866-1950.
    Trhubner, Wilhelm (Heinrich W.), 1851-1917.
    Uhde, Fritz (Friedrich Karl Hermann) von, 1848-1911.
    Urban, Hermann, 1866-.
    Vogeler, Heinrich JOhann, 1872-1942.
    Werner, Anton Alexander von, 1843-1915.
    Woermann, K.
    Zemberg, O.
    Zhugel, Heinrich von, 1850-1941.
    Art, Modern--20th century--Germany.
    Art, Modern--19th century--Germany.
    Art, German--History.
    Munich (Germany).

    Biographical Note

    Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1858, Carl Marr was tutoted by Wisconsin artist Henry Vianden in Milwaukee from ages 7 through 17, after which he attended art schools in Weimar, Berlin and Munich, where he took up residence as a painter. He was appointed to a professorship in the Academy of Arts [Akademie der Kunste] in Munich in 1893 and later to its directorship. He died in Munich, Germany, in 1936.

    Scope and Content

    Ca. 145 items of incoming correspondence, most of it addressed to Carl Marr, a small portion addressed to his sister Selma Marr and her husband Bruno Fink. Most of the letters are from other painters and artists. Arranged alphabetically by sender.