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Philip Martiny papers, 1858-1973

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Creator:
Martiny, Philip, 1858-1927
Subject:
Cox, Kenyon
Gilder, Richard Watson
Linder, Raymond J.
Millet, Francis Davis
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
Weir, Julian Alden
White, Stanford
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.0 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:
Correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, printed material, and lists of commissions. The material was compiled by Martiny's grandson, Raymond J. Linder.
REEL 2156: Correspondence, mostly xeroxed copies, 1901-1925; research correspondence of Linder concerning Martiny, 1972-1973; a 16 p. list of 75 of Martiny's sculpture commissions executed ca. 1887-1924, with brief biographical notes compiled by Linder; sketches and a sketchbook/schoolbook, 1871-1872; invitations, sculpture dedication programs, clippings, Martiny's birth certificate, and miscellany.
REEL 2223: Photographs, ca. 1883-1905, mostly of Martiny's works of art; and photos of Martiny, his studio, family and friends, home, and other personal photos. Also included are two group photos, one taken in Augustus Saint-Gaudens's studio, ca. 1883, with Kenyon Cox, Richard Watson Gilder, Martiny, Francis Millet, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Julian Alden Weir, and Stanford White, and one of the painters and sculptors who participated in the Columbian Exposition of 1893.
ADDITION: 138 photographs of Martiny's sculpture and sculpture models; 4 photographs of Martiny with other artists; an inventory of sculpture photographs and a "List of Commissions" (47 p., 1996), both compiled by Linder; printed material about Martiny, ca. 1895-1950, including newspaper and magazine articles, exhibition catalogs, and programs; Martiny letterhead stationery; and a pencil sketch by Martiny for the Richard Watson Gilder monument.
Citation:
Philip Martiny papers, 1858-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm rolls 2156 and 2223 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Sculptor, New York, N.Y. Born in Alsace, France. Studied under Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
Provenance:
Donated 1973-1975 and 1997 by Raymond J. Linder, grandson of Martiny.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios
Sculptors
Sculpture
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7860
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210027
AAA_collcode_martphil
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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