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Research material on Scott Leighton, 1977-1982

Creator:
Bain, Sherwood E., 1922-
Subject:
Coombs, Delbert Dana
Leighton, Scott
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft.
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:
Research material on artist Scott Leighton compiled by Sherwood Bain in preparation for an article published in ANTIQUES magazine, 1978. Included are correspondence about Leighton and his paintings; card files and research notes on Leighton's paintings; a biographical sketch written by Bain; photocopies of articles about Leighton; exhibition catalogs; a research file on artist Delbert Dana Coombs; and photographs and negatives of Leighton's works, his grave, and home.
Citation:
Research material on Scott Leighton, 1977-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sherwood Bain is a stockbroker and amateur art historian residing in Boston. Scott Leighton (full name Nicholas Winfield Leighton) was an animal painter who first worked in Portland, Maine, and periodically worked with Currier & Ives after his move to Boston in 1875.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by Sherwood Bain.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Animal painters
Animals in art
Animals in art
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10399
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213775
AAA_collcode_bainsher
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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