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Henry Ernest Schnakenberg papers, 1905-1969

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Creator:
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970
Subject:
Duchamp, Marcel
Watson, Nan
Leighton, Clare Veronica Hope
Watkins, Franklin Chenault
Barye, Antoine-Louis
Goff, Lloyd Lozés
Savery, Rockland
Hoyt, Whitney Ford
Calder, Alexander
Blume, Peter
Angel, John
Speicher, Eugene Edward
Faulkner, Barry
Brooks, Van Wyck
Evergood, Philip Howard
Hardy, Thomas
Kirstein, Lincoln Edward
Saint-Gaudens, Homer
Fiene, Ernest
Watson, Forbes
Locke, Charles
Bishop, Isabel
Congdon, William
Dows, Olin
Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam
Day, Horace Talmage
Ivins, William Mills
Billings, Henry
Johnson, Eastman
Weisgard, Leonard
Lasker, Joe
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole)
Kroll, Leon
Cadmus, Paul
Stamos, Theodoros
Catherwood, Frederick
Marsh, Reginald
Bouché, Louis George
Etting, Emlen
Harnett, William Michael
Sheeler, Charles
Lucioni, Luigi
Schmidt, Katherine
Bierstadt, Albert
Buller, Audrey
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo
Hartl, Léon
Miller, Kenneth Hayes
Shahn, Ben
Beal, Gifford
Parsons, Betty
Bacon, Peggy
Inness, George
Robus, Hugo
Laning, Edward
Homer, Winslow
Guys, Constantin
Artists Equity Association
American Academy of Arts and Letters
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.1 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 6 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:
Photographs, correspondence, appointment books, etchings, a scrapbook, printed materials, writings, and posters.
REEL D113: Primarily letters received from artists, 1940s-50s; background material for Ft.Lee and Amsterdam (N.Y.) murals; and miscellaneous printed material and photographs.
Correspondents include John Angel, Artists Equity, Peggy Bacon, Gifford Beal, Henry Billings, Isabel Bishop, Peter Blume, Louis Bouche, Van Wyck Brooks, Audrey Buller, Paul Cadmus, Alexander Calder, William Congdon, Horace T. Day, Olin Dows, Marcel Duchamp, Emlen P. Etting, Philip Evergood, Barry Faulkner, Ernest Fiene, Leon Hartl, Whitney F. Hoyt, William M. Ivins, Jr., Lincoln E. Kirstein, Leon Kroll, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Edward Laning, Joseph L. Lasker, Clare Leighton, Charles W. Locke, Sanford B.D. Low, Luigi Lucioni, Reginald Marsh, Kenneth H. Miller, Nat'l Institute of Arts and Letters, Betty Parsons, Hugo Robus, Homer Saint-Gaudens, Katherine Schmidt, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Eugene Speicher, Theodoros Stamos, Franklin C. Watkins, Forbes and Nan Watson, and Leonard Weisgard.
REEL 847: Photographs, including 67 of Schnakenberg and friends, 1 of a portrait of him by Lloyd Goff, 95 of his oil paintings, 33 of his watercolors, 25 of his works in unidentified media, 29 of works by other artists, and 46 of pre-Columbian art from Central and South America. Among artists whose works are included are Antoine Louis Barye, Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Catherwood, Constantin Guys, Thomas Hardy, William Harnett, Winslow Homer, George Inness, Eastman Johnson, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Reginald Marsh, Rockland Savery, Theodoros Stamos, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait.
REELS 850-853: Biographical information; personal and business correspondence; 17 diaries, mainly about Schnakenberg's travels, 1905-1960; appointment calendars, 1963-1969; 70 etchings by Schnakenberg; a scrapbook containing clippings, catalogs, and other printed material; a book published by G. Alan Chidsey on Schnakenberg; clippings, catalogs, and announcements; papers relating to gifts and acquisitions of works of art; receipts for Schnakenberg paintings from C.W. Kraushaar Galleries; a 650-page typescript for a book "The Background of Painting" by Schnakenberg; and drafts of speeches.
UNMICROFILMED: Six World War I posters designed by Schnakenberg; Christmas cards from artists and other friends; printed material; and a photograph of Lloyd Goff, inscribed to Schnakenberg, in front of one of his paintings, 1939.
Citation:
Henry Ernest Schnakenberg papers, 1905-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels D113, 847, and 850-853 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, etcher; Newton, Conn.
Provenance:
Material donated 1963-1971 by Schnakenberg and, after his death, by his estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Diaries
Art, Prehistoric
Prints
Christmas cards
Exhibition catalogs
Painters
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Etching
Etchers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9102
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211296
AAA_collcode_schnh
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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