Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Alfred Neumann architectural records and papers, 1900-1985, bulk 1950s-1960s

Series VIII: Artworks

The series consists mainly of drawings and sketches in various media, with a handful of oil paintings. Composed primarily of portraits and life drawings, the latter of which were most likely executed while Neumann was a student at the Deutsche Technische Hochschule. Also contains a self-portrait in oil, reproductions of artworks, caricatures, landscapes, figural drawings in the manner of Picasso, and non-figural drawings and watercolors. The works are listed according to subject matter and medium. Artworks not created by Neumann have been so noted.

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Drawer 198 Folder 6 Self-portrait, 1920

Contains 1 self-portrait, age 20; possible student work (oil on board)



Drawer 198 Folder 7 Portrait of Neumann on his deathbed, 1968

Contains 1 portrait of Neumann on his deathbed, by Zvi Hecker



Box 8 Folder 12 Portraits, 1924, 1950, 1951, 1965, undated

Contains 27 portraits, in charcoal, chalk, pencil, pen, crayon, or watercolor (sitters include Eva and Naomi Neumann, Anni Sternheim; 2 drawings are possible self-portraits) (one drawing has notes in German on the reverse, 2 others have sketches on the reverse, or attached)



Drawer 198 Folder 8 Portraits in oil, 1921, undated

Contains 2 portraits in oil; possible student works (one has a Pompeiian mosaic design pattern on the reverse)



Drawer 198 Folder 9 Portraits in chalk, undated

Contains 4 portraits of women, in colored chalk



Drawer 198 Folder 10 Portraits, 1920, 1951, 1952, undated

Contains 26 portraits, in pencil, pen, crayon, pastel, charcoal, chalk, marker, or watercolor, some of which are possible student works (2 drawings have additional sketches on the reverse) (sitters include Naomi Neumann, Anni Sternheim, possibly Frence Grubner; 2 drawings are possible self-portraits)



Box 8 Folder 13 Life drawings, undated

Contains 25 drawings, in pen, pencil, charcoal, chalk, and watercolor (5 of which have additional life drawings on the reverse)



Drawer 198 Folder 11 Life drawings, 1920, 1921, undated

Contains 17 life drawings, in pencil, charcoal, and watercolor; most of which are probably student works (2 of which have additional life drawings on the reverse)



Drawer 198 Folder 12 Figural drawings in the manner of Picasso, undated

Contains 6 drawings of the human figure, in charcoal or crayon



Box 8 Folder 14 Drawings of miscellaneous figural subjects, undated

Contains 13 drawings, in pencil, pen, crayon, or chalk



Drawer 198 Folder 13 Drawings of miscellaneous figural subjects, undated

Contains 3 drawings, one of which possibly depicts Anni Sternheim, in charcoal or chalk



Box 8 Folder 15 Watercolors, miscellaneous figural subjects, 1914, undated

Contains 3 watercolors or gouaches (one of which, when unfolded, contains 2 additional watercolors)



Box 8 Folder 16 Cityscapes and drawings of houses, undated

Contains 7 sketches in watercolor, pencil, pen, or charcoal



Drawer 198 Folder 14 Landscapes, undated

Contains 1 landscape and 1 cityscape, in watercolor or gouache



Box 8 Folder 17 Landscapes and trees, 1941, 1950s, undated

Contains 13 drawings, in pencil, pen, chalk, and pastel (3 of which have additional landscapes on the reverse)



Box 8 Folder 18 Non-figural drawings, undated

Contains 6 drawings in pencil, charcoal, or pastel



Drawer 198 Folder 15 Non-figural drawings, undated

Contains 7 drawings in pencil, pen, crayon, and pastel (2 of which have additional sketches on the reverse)



Drawer 198 Folder 16 Non-figural watercolors, 1952, undated

Contains 5 abstract watercolors (one of which is matted and signed on the reverse by Alfred Neumann and Anni Sternheim)



Box 8 Folder 19 Caricatural drawings, 1925, undated

Contains 8 drawings, in pen, pencil, or charcoal (one of which has another sketch on the reverse)



Box 8 Folder 20 Possible child's drawings, undated

Contains 3 drawings in pencil and crayon



Box 8 Folder 21 Reproductions of artworks, undated

Contains photographic reproduction of a life drawing, likely a student work



Drawer 198 Folder 17 Artworks by Anni Sternheim, 1945, 1952, undated

Contains 6 life drawings and 1 non-figural drawing (all are signed with Sternheim's name or initials)



Box 8 Folder 22 Artwork by Janus K., 1945

Contains 1 watercolor or gouache of a tree