CollectionMemoir of Mahrea Lehman
Collection DescriptionLehman, Mahrea Cramer, 1896-1991, American artist . MCL was born in Licking County, Ohio. A member of the AWS, Cramer studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and, subsequently, in Paris. She was a noted book- illustrator. She lived with her nephew Paul in Germany for a period. Her husband, also called Paul, whom she met at art school in Chicago, was an artist working in oils. He died in Chicago. MLC exhibited with the Chicago Painters and Sculptors. The Crawford Gallery has two of her works including gypsy caravans outside Cork 1964. She was the subject of two books: The Life and Times of Mahrea Cramer Lehman by Howard Ross (1998) and Mahrea, Her Autobiography: The Life and Times of Mahrea Cramer Lehman (1896-1991), Or Anybody Out There Need a Role Model. By H. Cramer which appeared in 2012, privately printed. [Trinity College Dublin]
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ReferenceTCD MISC photocopy 182
DescriptionTypescript transcription of part of MC Lehman's journal of her painting tour of Ireland in the 1950s. With colour copies of some watercolours.
AccessBy prior appointment.
Repository NameTrinity College Dublin, Manuscripts and Archives Department
AddressOld Library Dublin 2
EircodeD02 PN40
Telephone(01) 896-1189
Telephone 2(01) 896-3384
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CommentThe information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by staff of Trinity College, Dublin Library and we are grateful for their assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually. We are grateful to Felicity O'Mahony for providing information on items and collections added since 1999.