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Preussische Akademie der Künste


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Max Boehm Collection

Identifier: AR 4154 / MF 598
Dates: 1927-1989

Max Liebermann Collection

Identifier: AR 847 / MF 683

Materials found in this collection include an extensive amount of correspondence written by Max Liebermann to Max Lehrs, an art historian and the director of the Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin and Dresden. The letters were written between 1892 and 1934, mostly from Berlin and Wannsee. Prominent events of the time such as World War I, the revolutionary years after the war, German inflation and the rise of National Socialism are reflected in the correspondence. Liebermann also discusses art questions, exhibits and publications. All the letters are bound in an album. In addition, there are letters to Bruno and Paul Cassirer and letters on Liebermann's election as president of the Preussische Akademie der Kuenste.

Dates: 1847-1998