The New School Archives Digital Collections

Dora Mathieu portrait sketches 1938 – 1968

Collection, KA0032


Dora Mathieu (1909-1980) taught fashion drawing in the Parsons School of Design Fashion Illustration Department, 1964-1966. The Kellen Design Archives holds 29 of Mathieu's sketches, depicting notable designers of the mid-20th century. Although the earliest dated portrait is from 1938, the bulk of the collection was created between 1965 and 1968.

Related Archival Materials Note

A letter from Dora Mathieu to Bonwit Teller display designer Dan Arje is present in the Dan Arje papers (KA.0001) in the Kellen Design Archives.

Collection Guide

Guide to the Dora Mathieu portrait sketches

Related person/organization

Dora Mathieu

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