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Henry Alexander : San Francisco's first native-born artist : typescript, by Lois K. Gordon, 1978 /

Creator:
Gordon, Lois K., 1931-
Subject:
Alexander, Henry
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 item (36 p.) (on partial microfilm reel).
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.
Citation:
Henry Alexander : San Francisco's first native-born artist : typescript, by Lois K. Gordon, 1978 /. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2347 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original retained by donor, Lois K. Gordon.
Use Note:
Publication, quotation, or reproduction requires the written permission of: Lois K. Gordon, 2723 Pacific Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94115.
Biography Note:
Lois K. Gordon was art history student at Lone Mountain College at the time she wrote the Henry Alexander paper. Henry Alexander was a genre painter who worked in San Francisco and in New York City, after 1887. According to obituaries, he committed suicide there on May 15, 1894. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 destroyed most of his records and paintings.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Lois K. Gordon.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art historians
Genre painters
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8236
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210407
AAA_collcode_gordlois
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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