Papers of Paul George Konody

Scope and Content

Press cuttings (1902-1933), business diaries (1902-1933) and other material including photographs, research and notes possibly for publication

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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Custodial History

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.

Related Material

Photographs relating to art courses at Hull College of Art, 1976-1979 (Ref C DIVS)


Entry in Who's Who 2006 and Who Was Who 1897-2005 (2005). Retrieved 09 March 2006, from xreferplus.