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Fred Brenner archive of fashion illustration (Proofs from Eaton's, Bamberger's, Cramer-Tobias-Meyer)

American / Canadian
mid 20th–late 20th century
Fred Brenner (American, 1920–2006), Including Carl Wilson (American)

Accession Number

SC.Fred Brenner.1

Medium or Technique

Various printed media

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art



A) Eaton department store proofs (47); late 1960s; color and b/w newsprint
B) Bamberger’s department store proofs (38); late 1930s - early 1940s; b/w print on slick white paper
C) Cramer-Tobias-Meyer, samples of generic menswear ads (40); 1952; Artist: Carl Wilson


Before 2012, sold by Illustration House, New York, NY to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf