Dorothy Cavanagh research material on Henry Hudson Kitson, 1883-1983
Cavanagh, Dorothy, 1907-1986
Kitson, Theo Alice Ruggles
Kitson, Henry Hudson
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1.4 linear ft.
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Research material for Cavanagh's "The Bronze Parade," an unpublished biography of sculptor Henry Hudson Kitson; and art work.
Included are lists of works by Henry Hudson and Theo Allice Ruggles Kitson, family geneaologies, reminiscences, extensive quotes from the Henry Hudson Kitson diaries, and two notebooks with additional information; a few letters; early and final drafts of the ca. 300 p. manuscript "The Bronze Parade"; a photograph of a plaster bas-relief; and works of art, including a plaster head of a youth, probably by Henry Hudson Kitson for "Music of the Sea," (ca. 1883); a plaster bas-relief and marble bas-relief of "My Mother," by Kitson (1893), and a painted plaster bookend with a bust of an American Indian signed T.(heo) A.(lice) R.(uggles) Kitson.
Dorothy Cavanagh research material on Henry Hudson Kitson, 1883-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Cavanagh: Art historian. Kitson: Sculptor; Lee, Mass.
Donated 1987 by the Dorothy Cavanagh estate, through Paul Bennett, Cavanagh's nephew and executor.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001