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Kraus (Romuald) (1891-1954) papers, 1920s-1954

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Kraus (Romuald) (1891-1954) papers




University of Louisville Margaret M. Bridwell Art LibraryLouisville, Kentucky 40292

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Romuald Kraus (1891-1954) papers, 1920s-1954, Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library, University of Louisville, Louisville.


3.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content

Romuald Kraus, Austrian-born sculptor best known for the statue of "Justice" in the Newark, New Jersey, federal courtroom, taught at the Cincinnati Art Academy before coming to the University of Louisville in 1947 where he taught until his death in 1954. Among the personal papers in this collection are the files of correspondence between Kraus and his wife Esther, various Kraus relatives, the sculptor Henry Kreis, and others. The collection also includes Kraus' sketchbooks and exhibition lists, along with biographical information about Krause and his brother Leo, catalogs, articles, and photographs related to "Justice" and Kraus' other work.


  • Art and Architecture

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