Kraus (Romuald) (1891-1954) papers, 1920s-1954
- Kraus (Romuald) (1891-1954) papers, 1920s-1954
- Kraus, Romuald, 1891-1954
- 3.5 linear ft.
- Art and Architecture
- University of Louisville
- Scope and Content
- Romuald Kraus, Austrian-born sculptor best known for the statue of "Justice" in the Newark, New Jersey, federal courtroom, taught at the Cincinnati Art Academy before coming to the University of Louisville in 1947 where he taught until his death in 1954. Among the personal papers in this collection are the files of correspondence between Kraus and his wife Esther, various Kraus relatives, the sculptor Henry Kreis, and others. The collection also includes Kraus' sketchbooks and exhibition lists, along with biographical information about Krause and his brother Leo, catalogs, articles, and photographs related to "Justice" and Kraus' other work.