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Willard Leroy Metcalf papers, 1876-1925

Creator:
Metcalf, Willard Leroy, 1858-1925
Subject:
Freer, Charles Lang
Griswold, Florence
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
150 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
23 letters between Metcalf and Charles L. Freer, 1917-1919, discussing prospective purchases of Metcalf's work for the Freer Collection, and 2 personal letters to Florence Griswold, 1905-06. Also included are a diary for 1876, recording the progress of some of his paintings, detailing sketching trips around Boston and Vermont, and noting daily expenses; sketchbooks, 1885, 1905, 1913-14; photographs of his murals and paintings; snapshots of his friends and himself; and a scrapbook of clippings, 1905-1925.
Citation:
Willard Leroy Metcalf papers, 1876-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel N70-13 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Addison Metcalf, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Landscape painter, illustrator; New York City. One of The Ten American Painters. Worked in Southwest U.S. painting Zuni Indians 1881-1883; associated with artists' colonies in Old Lyme, Conn., and Cornish, N.H.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Addison Metcalf, 1969.
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Diaries
Indians of North America
Landscape painters
Painters
Painting, American
Sketchbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7905
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210072
AAA_collcode_metcwill2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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