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Bessie Hoover and Herman Henry Wessel papers, 1914-1972

Creator:
Wessel, Bessie Hoover, 1889-1973
Wessel, Herman Henry, 1878-1969
Subject:
Duveneck, Frank
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
140 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:
Mostly photographs of portraits by Bessie Wessel. Also included is a scrapbook of clippings about the Wessels, articles on Frank Duveneck and the Cincinnati Art Club (of which Herman Wessel was president), a biography of Bessie Wessel, three sketches by Herman Wessel, two typed class lectures by Robert Henri, and miscellany.
Citation:
Bessie Hoover and Herman Henry Wessel papers, 1914-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 835 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painters; Cincinnati, Ohio. The Wessels studied under Frank Duveneck and others at the Cincinnati Art Academy. Herman Wessel was also an etcher and instructor.
Provenance:
Lent 1974 by Robert Wessel, the Wessels' son.
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Painters
Portrait painters
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8691
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210871
AAA_collcode_wessbess
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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