Werner K. Sensbach Graphic Art Collection
Scope and Contents
The bulk of the addition to the collection are fifty-one original copper plates, zinc plates, linoleum, and woodblocks, primarily of buildings and scenes at the University of Virginia. Also included are preliminary sketches and designs, three copies of his series of prints titled "University of Virginia: Four Views," and exhibition information from shows held between 2000 to 2018.
- Majority of material found in 1976, 1992-2018
- Sensbach, Werner K., 1923-2015 (Artist, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
After retirement, his interest turned to art, including watercolor field sketches and al fresco oil paintings of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Piedmont, and etchings, lithographs, and woodcut prints of the University of Virginia buildings.
2.2 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The addition to the collection was given to the University of Virginia Special Collections Library on November 1, 2020 by Angelika S. Powell, the wife of Werner S. Sensbach.
- Werner K. Sensbach Graphic Art Collection
- Sharon Defibaugh
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States