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James Watrous papers, [ca. 1933-1966]

Creator:
Watrous, James Scales, 1908-
Subject:
Arnautoff, Victor Mikhail
Ballator, John R.
Bergman, Frank
Moya del Pino, Jose
Sample, Paul Starrett
Public Works of Art Project
United States.Dept. of the Treasury
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.4 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm 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:
Research and teaching files relating to murals, painted ca. 1933-1966, many for the Public Works of Art Project and Department of the Treasury, and muralists, consisting mainly of two-card indexes listing murals by city and by artist; miscellaneous files on more than 50 artists, many of whom are muralists; a seminar paper by Watrous, "Nineteenth Century Criticism of Degas"; and photographs of murals by Victor Arnautoff, Frank Bergman, John Ballator, Jose Moya Del Pino, and Paul Sample.
Citation:
James Watrous papers, [ca. 1933-1966]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 839-840 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, mural painter, art historian; Madison, Wisc. Full name is James Scales Watrous.
Provenance:
Donated 1966 by James Watrous.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art historians
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8607
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210787
AAA_collcode_watrjame
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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