Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Albert du Vannes photographs, 1896-1950, (bulk 1898-1906)

Creator:
Du Vannes, Albert, 1881-1962
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
25 photographic prints : some sepia toned; 19 x 24 cm. and smaller. 4 photographic prints : col. ; 10 x 15 cm.
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:
25 photographs, including several posed portraits, of du Vannes, du Vannes with his wives, with a client, painting in his St. Paul and New York studios, and in his New York art gallery. Also included are four color photos, including one of du Vannes' son, Armand, with paintings by his father, mother, and a portrait of Armand by Benton Scott, and one each of the paintings. A caricature of du Vannes from the St. Paul Dispatch, ca. 1902, captioned "Albert di Giovanni - The Young St. Paul Artist Who Left for New York Yesterday," signed Rhodes, and a brief biography of du Vannes by his son complete the collection.
Citation:
Albert du Vannes photographs, 1896-1950, (bulk 1898-1906). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Landscape and portrait painter, art dealer; New York, N.Y. Born Albert Di Giovanni in Naples, Italy. Came to the U.S. in 1894, first to St. Paul, Minnesota, moving ca. 1902 to New York City. Later gave up painting and opened up an art gallery. Changed his name in 1926. Died in Naples, Italy.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by Armand du Vannes, Albert du Vannes' son.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Artists' studios
Artists' studios
Gallery owners
Italian American artists
Landscape painters
Painters
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10230
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213309
AAA_collcode_duvaalbe
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Photographs
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Photographs
  • Art
  • Artists' studios
  • Galleries
  • Gallery owners
  • Italian American artists
  • Landscapes
  • Painters
  • Art
  • Artists' studios
  • Galleries
  • Gallery owners
  • Italian American artists
  • Landscapes
  • Painters
  • Du Vannes, Albert
  • Archives of American Art