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Olaf Brauner letters, 1895-1938

Creator:
Brauner, Olaf M., 1869-1947
Subject:
Beal, Gifford
Bellows, George
Benson, Frank Weston
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis
Burroughs, Edith Woodman
Caffin, Charles Henry
Carlsen, Emil
Carlson, John F. (John Fabian)
Crisp, Arthur
Davey, Randall
Dougherty, Paul
Garber, Daniel
Genth, Lillian Mathilde
Glackens, William J. (William James)
Hassam, Childe
Henri, Robert
Hopkinson, Charles
Hubbell, Henry Salem
Johansen, John C. (John Christen)
Kendall, William Sergeant
Kroll, Leon
Lie, Jonas
Macbeth, William
Mason, William
Melchers, Gari
Metcalf, Willard Leroy
Ochtman, Leonard
Pratt, Bela L. (Bela Lyon)
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil
Proctor, Alexander Phimister
Redfield, Edward Willis
Ritschel, William
Sargent, Walter
Speicher, Eugene Edward
Spencer, Robert
Tryon, Dwight William
Walker, C. Howard (Charles Howard)
Washington, Booker T.
Waugh, Frederick Judd
Cornell University
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
200 items.
Arrangement:
Arranged chronologically.
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:
Letters to Brauner, mainly from artists invited to participate in exhibitions arranged by Brauner at Cornell University. Prominent correspondents include: Giffford Beal, George Bellows, Frank Benson, Karl Bitter, Edith Burroughs, Emil Carlson, John Carlson, Charles Caffin, Arthur Crisp, Randall Davey, Paul Dougherty, Daniel Garber, Lillian Genth, William Glackens, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Charles Hopkinson, Henry Hubbell, John Johansen, William Sargent Kendall; Leon Kroll, Jonas Lie, William Macbeth, William Mason, Gari Melchers, Willard Metcalf, Leonard Ochtman, Bela Lyon Pratt, Maurice Prendergast, A. Phimister Proctor, Edward Redfield, William Ritschel, Walter Sargent, Eugene Speicher, Robert Spencer, D. W. Tryon, C. Howard Walker, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Judd Waugh, and others.
Citation:
Olaf Brauner letters, 1895-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3888-3889 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Olaf Brauner (1869-1947) was a portrait painter, occasional sculptor, and first professor of art at Cornell University.
Provenance:
The donor, Erling Brauner, is Olaf Brauner's son.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art museums, University and college
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7188
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209325
AAA_collcode_brauolaf
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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