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Margery Ryerson papers, 1902-1967

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Creator:
Ryerson, Margery A., 1886-1989
Subject:
Beneker, Gerrit A. (Gerrit Albertus)
Gallagher, Sears
Henri, Robert
Roberts, Mary Fanton
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
Artists for Victory, Inc
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.5 linear ft.(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letters, photographs, printed material and reproductions of Ryerson's art work.
REEL 962: Letters from Robert Henri, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Gerrit A. Beneker and Mary Fanton Roberts; correspondence between Robert and Marjorie Henri and Mary Fanton Roberts concerning Robert's new version of "Touchstone" and rescue of ARTS AND DECORATION, Robert Henri's work, book, his friendships with William Glackens, John Sloan and Randall Davey, and life in New Mexico, California and Spain; printed material; photographs of Henri's class ca. 1918, family and art work, including a triptych; and reproductions of Ryerson's work for Artists for Victory.
REEL 440 AND SCANNED One photograph of Ryerson, demonstrating portrait painting, which was previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists I, has subsequently been scanned and returned to the Ryerson papers.
REEL 3471: A letter to Ryerson from Sears Gallagher, January 26, 1922.
UNMICROFILMED: One photograph of a drawing of Venice; a sketch by an unidentified artist; 1 reproduction of a painting by Robert Henri; 2 publicity posters for THE ART SPIRIT; and a 10 p. transcript of a lecture on Robert Henri delivered by Ryerson to the American Watercolor Society, April 1964.
Citation:
Margery Ryerson papers, 1902-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 962 and 3471 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker, illustrator, teacher, writer; New York (N.Y.) Studied at the Art Students League with Frederick Bridgman, Robert Henri and Charles Hawthorne. Editor for Henri's THE ART SPIRIT, 1924, HAWTHORNE ON PAINTING and HINTS TO ARTIST-PAINTERS, by M. Fischer, 1947.
Provenance:
Donated by Margery Austen Ryerson, October 1960 and August 1967.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art schools
Art, American
Editors
Painters
Photographs
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5666
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208500
AAA_collcode_ryermarg
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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