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Creator:
Hanbury, Una, 1904-1990  Search this
Subject:
Neutra, Richard Joseph  Search this
Segovia, Andrés  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Gilpin, Laura  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon),  Search this
Carson, Rachel  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster),  Search this
Oppenheimer, J. Robert  Search this
Munson Gallery (New Haven, Conn.)  Search this
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)  Search this
Saunders Sculpture International  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5.3 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Personal and business records, project files, estate papers, photographs, video recordings, and printed material relating to Hanbury's career as a portrait sculptor. An addition donated in 2006 includes files on galleries, including the Munson Gallery and the Robertson Gallery; files on portrait sitters Richard Neutra, S. Dillon Ripley, Robert Oppenheimer, Georgia O'Keeffe, and others, containing letters, printed material, and photographs; photographs of Hanbury and her works of art; a videotape of a demonstration by the artist; appraisal information, and inventory and price lists; exhibition announcements; newspaper clippings; and miscellany.
Citation:
Una Hanbury papers, 1910-1994, bulk 1966-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Una Hanbury (1904-1990) was a sculptor in Washington, D.C. and Santa Fe, N.M. [Birthdate also cited as 1909, although daughter confirmed 1904 birthdate.] Studied at both London's Polytechnic School of Art and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in London. She is best known for bronze portrait busts of distinguished individuals such as Rachel Carson, Buckminster Fuller, Georgia O'Keeffe, among others others.
Provenance:
Donated 1999 and 2006 by Jillian Poole, Hanbury's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Women sculptors  Search this
Portrait sculpture, American  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Video recordings  Search this
Animal sculptors  Search this
Portrait sculpture  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6295
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)221286
AAA_collcode_hanbuna
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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