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Brooks Wright research material on Arthur B. Davies, 1890-1978

Creator:
Wright, Brooks, 1922-
Subject:
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Research for Wright's biography of Arthur B. Davies, THE ARTIST AND THE UNICORN (1978) including: correspondence, 1966-1978, with Davies's daughter Ronnie Owen, Davies's model Wreath Mason and others; photocopies of letters, 1890-1967, to and from Arthur B. Davies, Davies family members and others, gathered by Wright from public and private sources; exihibition catalogs and annoucements, 1930-1978; copies of Wright's notes for his book and the first draft typescript; and a photocopy of a 5 page memoir "Arthur B. Davies" by Carl Zigrosser.
Citation:
Brooks Wright research material on Arthur B. Davies, 1890-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Author; Nyack, N.Y. Davies was a painter; New York.
Provenance:
Donated May 1981 by Brooks Wright.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8631
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210811
AAA_collcode_wrigbroo
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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