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Cecilia Beaux photographs and newsclippings, [circa 1890-1912]

Catalog Data

Creator:
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942  Search this
Subject:
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 partial microfilm reel.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Photographs of Beaux and her family, among them William F. Biddle, Rev. Aratus Kent, Ernesta Drinker, Emily Leavitt Biddle, Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Drinker, Eliza Leavitt; and a glass negative of Beaux's residence, Green Alley; and news clippings about Beaux, including an interview, excerpts from Beaux's lectures; and untitled and undated gallery sheets on Beaux by Anne O'Hagan.
Citation:
Cecilia Beaux photographs and newsclippings, [circa 1890-1912]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3658 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) was a painter and art instructor from Philadelphia, Pa. Born in Philadelphia in May 1855; died in Sept. 1942. Beaux studied in Europe and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where she later taught.
Provenance:
Microfilmed from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts archives in 1985. Additional family and Beaux memorabilia related to Beaux at the PAFA was not microfilmed.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Women painters  Search this
Painters  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13632
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)271424
AAA_collcode_beauceci3
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_271424