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The papers of painter, etcher, printer, muralist, and art teacher Gabrielle de Veaux Clements measure 1 linear foot and date from 1860 to 1948. Found within the papers are biographical material; personal and professional correspondence, including extensive correspondence from Clements to her mother; writings, including notes and essays on art history and etching techniques; printed material; artwork; 8 sketchbooks; and photographs of Clements, her family and friends, and her work.
Gabrielle de Veaux Clements papers, 1860-1948. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Portions of this collection are available on 35 mm microfilm reels 4212-4213 at the Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan. The arrangement of the papers as described in this finding aid does not reflect the order of the collection on microfilm due to reprocessing.
Processing of this collection was funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Painter, printer, and art teacher Gabrielle de Veaux Clements (1858-1948) lived and worked in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Maryland, and Folly Cove near Gloucester, Massachusetts. She was known for her etchings and her commissioned murals for the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
The Gabrielle de Veaux Clements papers were donated by Mrs. Harlan Starr, Jr. in 1983.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001