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Olaf Brauner letters, 1895-1938

Creator:
Brauner, Olaf M., 1869-1947
Subject:
Davey, Randall
Sargent, Walter
Crisp, Arthur
Ritschel, William
Mason, William
Garber, Daniel
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis
Proctor, Alexander Phimister
Hopkinson, Charles
Bellows, George
Walker, C. Howard (Charles Howard)
Spencer, Robert
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil
Carlson, John F. (John Fabian)
Genth, Lillian Mathilde
Carlsen, Emil
Burroughs, Edith Woodman
Kendall, William Sergeant
Dougherty, Paul
Redfield, Edward Willis
Ochtman, Leonard
Hassam, Childe
Waugh, Frederick Judd
Caffin, Charles Henry
Speicher, Eugene Edward
Glackens, William J. (William James)
Benson, Frank Weston
Lie, Jonas
Johansen, John C. (John Christen)
Hubbell, Henry Salem
Henri, Robert
Washington, Booker T.
Tryon, Dwight William
Melchers, Gari
Kroll, Leon
Macbeth, William
Metcalf, Willard Leroy
Beal, Gifford
Pratt, Bela L. (Bela Lyon)
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 museums, University and college
Painters
Art
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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