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Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis 1867-1915

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Works: 53 works in 68 publications in 2 languages and 860 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Exhibition catalogs  Portraits  Biography  Aerial photographs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NB237.B5, 730.924
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Karl Bitter; architectural sculptor, 1867-1915 by James M Dennis( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lauwe by Peter Bitter( )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Photographs of sculpture by Louisiana Purchase Exposition( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newsclipping( )

1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clipping shows a photograph of Edwin Anderson Alderman accepting a statue of Thomas Jefferson by Karl Bitter
Henry Merwin Shrady papers by Henry Merwin Shrady( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

28 letters to Shrady, mostly about his Ulyssses S. Grant monument in Washington, D.C., from Karl Bitter, Edward Penfield, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (photocopies), members of the Grant family, and others; 16 sketches; printed material, including 6 clippings and 12 magazine articles; and 17 photographs of Shrady and his work
John Quincy Adams Ward papers by John Quincy Adams Ward( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers, 1857-1915. The collection contains correspondence related to Ward's work as a sculptor, some contracts with groups who commissioned statues from him, invoices from photographers, bronze casters, etc., and miscellaneous printed ephemera. The correspondence includes letters from sculptors, architects, public officials, craftsmen, individuals interested in ordering exhibitions or monuments, including two widows commissioning busts of their late husbands, members of art and sculpture societies, and some friends, although all of the correspondence is work-related. Correspondents include Herbert Adams, Thomas Gold Appleton, Karl Bitter, Gutzon Borglum, Daniel Chester French, Robert Underwood Johnson, Thomas Addison Richards, Edward Clark Potter, Alexander E. Orr, R.S. Chilton, National Sculpture Society, New York City Department of Parks, National Academy of Design, Paul Dana, F. Wellington Ruckstull, National Arts Club, Charles N. Thomas, and C.A. Heber. The letters deal with his activities in connection with statues in New York City, particularly the Brooklyn Soldiers and Sailors monument; statuary in the Library of Congress; the St. Louis Exposition; the World's Columbian Exposition; the Henry Ward Beecher statue in Brooklyn - these papers include two small sketches of the statue, Beecher's measurements, and a telegram announcing his death and asking for instructions about taking a death mask; the South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition; the Washington statue for Newburyport (Mass.); and other professional activities. There are also letters from Robert Cushing, written from Carrara and other places in Italy in 1869, describing his experiences supervising the execution into marble of one of Ward's large groups, then being done by Tommaso Gagliardi of Carrara. Printed ephemera mostly relates to artistic organizations, but includes a 1909 price list for carriages and passenger wagons issued by Studebaker Bros. A few letters to Ward's widow discuss biographical data and acknowledge gifts of his sculptures
Perthessche Erkrankung und ihre Behandlung by Karl Theodore Francis Bitter( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thomas Jefferson from the Statue by Karl Theodore Francis Bitter( )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence while at Saranac Lake, N.Y., 1912-1913 by Edwin Anderson Alderman( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence concerning student drinking and David Hepburn's attack on him, 1928-1929. Includes letters of Karl Bitter, Jean Antoine Jusserand, Charles W. Eliot, Josephus Daniels, George F. Peabody
Olaf Brauner letters by Olaf M Brauner( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters to Brauner, mainly from artists invited to participate in exhibitions arranged by Brauner at Cornell University. Prominent correspondents include: Giffford Beal, George Bellows, Frank Benson, Karl Bitter, Edith Burroughs, Emil Carlson, John Carlson, Charles Caffin, Arthur Crisp, Randall Davey, Paul Dougherty, Daniel Garber, Lillian Genth, William Glackens, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Charles Hopkinson, Henry Hubbell, John Johansen, William Sargent Kendall; Leon Kroll, Jonas Lie, William Macbeth, William Mason, Gari Melchers, Willard Metcalf, Leonard Ochtman, Bela Lyon Pratt, Maurice Prendergast, A. Phimister Proctor, Edward Redfield, William Ritschel, Walter Sargent, Eugene Speicher, Robert Spencer, D. W. Tryon, C. Howard Walker, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Judd Waugh, and others
Charles S. Wells papers by Charles S Wells( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The photographs include informal portraits of Wells and illustrations of his sculptural work. Depicted are Augustus Saint-Gaudens and his assistants, including Wells, before a plaster cast of Saint-Gaudens' statue of General Sherman, Karl Bitter in his studio, a sculpture class of the New York Art Students League, Wells' ornamental and fountain details for Gateway Park in Minneapolis, Wells' scale model of St. Mark's Cathedral in Minneapolis, and additional works by Wells including gatepost sculptures for the Charles S. Pillsbury residence and a garden fountain for the George B. Clifford residence
Schiller Monument Committee records by Minn.) Schiller Monument Committee (Saint Paul( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records of a committee organized to plan and finance a memorial monument to the German poet and philosopher Friedrich Schiller. Organizational and financial records, correspondence of committee president Ferdinand Willius, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, and sketches and photographs detail their search for a sculptor, the shipment of German sculptor Ignatius Taschner's bronze statue to the United States, and the July, 1907, unveiling ceremony in St. Paul's Como Park. Correspondents include American architect Cass Gilbert, American sculptors Karl T. F. Bitter, Albert Jaegers, Johannes Gelert, and Henry H. Kitson, German architect Emil Högg, American artist Carl Marr, Minneapolis School of Fine Arts director Robert Koehler, and German political economist and journalist Theodore Barth. Much of the collection is in German
Karl Theodore Francis Bitter papers by Karl Theodore Francis Bitter( )

in Multiple languages and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The are two sketchbooks and a print by Blanche Stollson, Also found are Bitter's commemorative medals from various international expositions
Isidore Konti papers by Isidore Konti( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, award certificates, contracts, drawings, clippings, printed material, 2 scrapbooks, and photographs document Konti's sculpture projects
Karl Bitter; a biography by Ferdinand Schevill( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

American sculptors scrapbook of reproductions( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Quincy Adams Ward papers in the New York Historical Society by John Quincy Adams Ward( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence regarding the St. Louis Exposition, the World's Columbian Exposition, the South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition, statuary in New York City and the Library of Congress, the Washington statue in Newburyport, Mass. Letters from Robert Cushing in Italy pertain to the supervision of the execution of Ward's marble statuary group in Carrara. Correspondents include Herbert Adams, Thomas Gold Appleton, Karl Bitter, Gutzon Borglum, Daniel Chester French, Robert Underwood Johnson, Thomas Addison Richards, Edward Clark Potter, Alexander E. Orr, R. S. Chilton, Paul Dana, F. Wellington Ruckstuhll, Charles N. Thomas, C. A. Herber and Ward's wife
Karl Bitter artist file : by Karl Theodore Francis Bitter( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Assembled artist file includes b&w photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, and in some cases, negatives. Items may include full views, details, before and after restoration views, etc. Documentation may include artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, provenance, exhibition history, related works, previous attributions, and bibliography
Players Club letters by Players (Club)( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, mostly from distinguished club members in behalf of candidates for membership, and some membership forms
John Donnelly scrapbook on architectural sculpture by John Donnelly & Co( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of a scrapbook, (1915-1935), containing newspaper clippings and photographs of architectural sculpture, together with loose scrapbook materials and one folder of correspondence (1894-1950). The scrapbook documents many of the projects undertaken by the father and son during the period when they worked for the major architects of the Beaux Arts school: Cass Gilbert, Delano & Aldrich, and Carrère and Hastings. The most important projects represented are the Donnellys' work with Gilbert on the United States Supreme Court building and the Woolworth Building. They also worked on Riverside Church, Grand Central Terminal, and the statue of George Washington for the New York World's Fair (1939). The incoming correspondence, formerly glued down in the scrapbook, includes letters of recommendation written for Donnelly by sculptor Karl Bitter, architects Cass Gilbert and Thomas Hastings, the firms of Delano & Aldrich and George B. Post & Sons
 
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Alternative Names
Bitter, Karl

Bitter, Karl 1867-1915

Bitter, Karl Theodore

Karl Bitter American sculptor

Karl Theodore Francis Bitter

Карл Биттер австрийский и американский скульптор

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