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Bischoff, Ilse, 1901-1990



  • Existence: 1901 - 1990

Ilse Bischoff Bischoff was born in New York in 1903. She attended the Art Students League of New York City and the Parsons School of Design and traveled abroad to study in Europe. During the 1940s and 1950s, she did much figurative and portrait work including depictions of African-Americans. She wrote two novels about portrait painter Gilbert Stuart, "Proud Heritage" (1949) and "Painter's Coach" (1943). Bischoff died on December 5, 1990.

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Ilse Bischoff typescripts and letters

Identifier: MS-134
Overview Ilse Bischoff (1901-1990), The collection contains the typescripts, with handwritten corrections and printer's notations of her books "The Wonderful Poodle" (1949) and "Drive Slowly-Six Dogs" (1953). Unbound sheets of "The Wonderful Poodle" and 2 letters, one to Herbert Faulkner West, are also included.