Aaron Bohrod Collection
Scope and Contents
The Collection includes an ink and colored pencil illustration for The Illinois, from the Rivers of America series.
- Bohrod, Aaron (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Artist Aaron Bohrod was born in Chicago in 1907. He was best known for his style of trompe-l'oeil still life paintings. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York City. During World War II he worked as a war artist in the South Pacific and Europe. In 1948 he moved to Madison, Wisconsin, where he worked as a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He died in 1992 in Wisconsin.
Information sourced from: "Aaron Bohrod." Gallery of Wisconsin Art. Accessed June 2020. galleryofwisconsinart.com/artist-works.php?artistId=280742&artist=Aaron%20Bohrod.
Language of Materials
The Collection includes an ink and colored pencil illustration for The Illinois.
Gift of Barbara Jauquet-Kalinoski.
- Drawings (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Illinois -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illinois River (Ill.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illinois River Valley (Ill.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustration of books -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Aaron Bohrod Collection, undated
- CLRC staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library