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Inventory to the Samuel Murray and Thomas Eakins papers at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Subject:
Eakins, Thomas
Murray, Samuel
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
78 p. (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:
Inventory briefly describes the Murray-Eakins collection held by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Citation:
Inventory to the Samuel Murray and Thomas Eakins papers at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, . Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3161 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Eakins and Murray were Philadelphia artists and close friends. Eakins, a painter, sculptor, and photographer, founded the Art Students League of Philadelphia, where Murray (1870-1941), a sculptor, studied.
Provenance:
Inventory copied for the Archives 1974 and discarded after microfilming. The actual collection includes over 100 letters to Murray; 4 Eakins letters regarding his commission to paint Robert Ogden's portrait; Eakins exhibition catalogs and miscellany; photographs by Eakins, of Eakins, of Murray, of their painting and sculpture, of their studio, and of others; and sketches, clippings, letters, and miscellany.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Painters
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9949
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212501
AAA_collcode_hirsmuse
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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