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Charles Coleman Sellers papers, [ca. 1940]-1978

Creator:
Sellers, Charles Coleman, 1903-
Subject:
Benbridge, Henry
Claypoole, James
Conarroe, George W.
Copley, John Singleton
Delaplaine, Joseph
Eichholtz, Jacob
Field, Erastus Salisbury
Guy, Francis
Harrison, Birge
Leslie, Charles Robert
McMurtrie, James
Munkacsy, Mihaly
Peale fam, Peale family
Pine, Robert Edge
Roesen, Severin
Rudy, Charles
Rush, William
Smibert, John
Vanderlyn, John
Wollaston, John
Detroit Institute of Arts
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.2 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Artists files containing photographs and correspondence on artists Henry Benbridge, James Claypoole, George Washington Conarroe, John Singleton Copley, Joseph Delaplaine, Jacob Eichholtz, Erastus Salisbury Field, Francis Guy, Lowell Birge Harrison, Robert Charles Leslie, James McMurtrie, Mihaly Munkacsy, Robert Edge Pine, Severin Roesen, Charles Rudy, William Rush, John Smibert, John Vanderlyn, and John Wollaston. Also included are correspondence files pertaining to artistic subjects with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Peale family descendents (about Peale family artists), and others.
Citation:
Charles Coleman Sellers papers, [ca. 1940]-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3902-3903 available at Archives of American Art offices, the Free Library of Philadelphia, through interlibrary loan, and at the American Philosophical Society.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the American Philosophical Society.
Loan:
Loan
Related Materials:
Charles Sellers papers also located at Dickinson College.
Biography Note:
Art historian; Carlisle, Penn. Died 1980. Author of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN IN PORTRAITURE (1962) and MR PEALE'S MUSEUM: CHARLES WILSON PEALE AND THE FIRST POPULAR MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE AND ART (1980) and other works.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the American Philosophical Society by Sellers' estate.
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art historians
Art, American
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10040
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212866
AAA_collcode_sellchar
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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