Press cuttings (1902-1933), business diaries (1902-1933) and other material including photographs, research and notes possibly for publication
Papers of Paul George Konody
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- ReferenceGB 50 U DX126
- Dates of Creation1894-1981
- Language of MaterialEnglish French German
- Physical Description62 volumes, 101 items and 2 bundles
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The art critic and historian Paul Konody was born in Budapest in 1872. He was educated in Vienna before coming to live in London in 1889. He wrote for the 'Observer' and 'The Daily Mail' and edited 'The Artist' during 1900-1902. His published works cover a range of artists from Walter Crane to Velasquez, Raphael to Delacroix, as well as wider subjects such as art and war (published around the First World War), and French and Italian painting. He died in 1933.
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From the library of PG Konody, 1977. Additional items (U DX126/15-69) from his daughter in August 1981. Also includes a small number of items (U DX126/70-73) from Mrs Brown in Hampshire donated in April 1981.