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Maria and Herbert von Ridelstein collection of photographs, original art and other materials [graphic].
BANC PIC 2005.067--AX; BANC PIC 2005.067--PIC; BANC PIC 2005.067; BANC PIC 2005.067
Collection Overview

Title:

Maria and Herbert von Ridelstein collection of photographs, original art and other materials

Creator/Contributor:

Ridelstein, Maria von., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Ridelstein, Herbert von.

Creator/Contributor:

Moulin, Gabriel, 1872-1945

Creator/Contributor:

Afanasieff's Photo Studio

Abstract:

Includes portrait and snapshot photographs of Maria von Ridelstein and her husband Herbert von Ridelstein, photographic reproductions of their artwork, and photographs depicting art exhibitions and Maria's Art & Style Studio in San Francisco. Also includes original drawings by the von Ridelsteins, printed material illustrated with their artwork, and various pieces of ephemera pertainging to exhibitions. Also includes two scrapbooks chiefly pertaining to the art and careers of the von Ridelsteins, and an artist's notebook of recipes for papier mâché and other craft techniques.

Date:

ca. 1885-ca. 1955 (issued)

Subject:

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Ridelstein, Maria von -- Portraits
Ridelstein, Herbert von -- Portraits
Artists -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Fashion design -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Artists' studios -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs

Note:

Collected by Maria von Ridelstein.
Photographers include Afanasieff's Photo Studio (San Francisco), Gabriel Moulin (San Francisco), Dr. Székely (Vienna), Licht (Temesvar) and Kossak Joszef (Temesvar).
Collections also includes much ephemera, clippings, etc.
Title devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Purchase; from Jeff Carr; 2005.
Maria von Ridelstein was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1884. Baron Herbert von Ridelstein was born in Temesvar, Hungary in 1873. Herbert abandoned a career in the military to study at the Munich Academy of Art. Maria studied art in Paris, Rome and at the Munich Academy of Art, where she met Herbert. After marrying, the couple studied art in Paris at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere. In 1913 they moved to Asia. At the outset of World War I, Herbert volunteered in the Austrian navy. He was captured by the Japanese and imprisoned for several years in a concentration camp. During Herbert's imprisonment, Maria taught art in Yokohama. The couple later lived in Valparaiso, Chile and in 1926 settled in San Francisco, where they both worked at the Fashion Art School in the Scottish Rite Temple. Maria also taught at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. Herbert died in 1935. Maria died in 1970.
Herbert von Ridelstein was born in Temesvar, Hungary in 1873.

Type:

graphic
Drawings.
Scrapbooks.

Physical Description:

graphic
drawing
photoprint
print
1 box and 3 oversize folders (ca. 95 photographic prints, 20 drawings, 2 scrapbooks and 1 notebook) : b&w and color ; 35 x 26 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2005.067--AX
BANC PIC 2005.067--PIC
BANC PIC 2005.067
BANC PIC 2005.067

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.