Heine, Thomas Theodor, 1867-1948
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains correspondence of Fritz Mauthner with translators, newspapers, publishing houses, family members, and other individuals, including Martin Buber, Lion Feuchtwanger, Hermann Hesse, Erich Muehsam, Walther Rathenau and others. Also included are clippings by and about Mauthner, manuscripts of essays and plays, diaries and notebooks; family papers and photographs.
The bulk of the collection holds the extensive correspondence from Max Liebermann to Max Lehrs, director of the Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin and Dresden, written between 1892 and 1934. Also included are letters to Bruno and Paul Cassirer and others, as is a manuscript with an eulogy for the painter Walter Leistikow.
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.