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Virginia Cuthbert and Philip Clarkson Elliott papers, 1913-1996

Creator:
Cuthbert, Virginia, 1908-2001
Elliott, Philip Clarkson, 1903-1985
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4.8 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:
Biographical material; correspondence; exhibition material; writings; clippings; printed materials; photographs and negatives of the Elliotts, friends, and colleagues, and of work; appraisals of work; documents regarding gifts of work; sketches and sketchbooks, and prints. The papers provide thorough documentation on the painting career of Virginia Cuthbert, and to a lesser degree that of her husband, as well as the artistic communities of Pittsburgh, Pa. in the 1930s, and Buffalo, N.Y. in the 1940s through the 1980s.
Citation:
Virginia Cuthbert and Philip Clarkson Elliott papers, 1913-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Virginia Cuthbert Elliott (known professionally as Virginia Cuthbert) was a notable painter, first in Pittsburgh, Pa., and later Buffalo, N.Y. Her husband Philip Elliott (1903-1985), a painter and photographer, taught at the Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y., 1941-1969.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Virginia Cuthbert.
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Photography
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Art, Modern
Painters
Painters
Photographers
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Women painters
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6138
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216359
AAA_collcode_cuthvirg
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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