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Victoria Hutson Huntley papers, 1929-1999

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Creator:
Huntley, Victoria Hutson, 1900-1971
Subject:
Old Bergen Art Guild
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.3 linear feet
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:
The papers of Victoria Hutson Huntley measure 1.3 linear feet and date from 1929-1999. Biographical material, correspondence, writings, artwork, printed material and photographs chronicle professional activities and personal life of the lithographer, painter, and muralist.
Biographical materials highlight Huntley's achievements. Her professional correspondence illustrates an active career; correspondents include Old Bergen Art Guild and Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Autobiographical notes that convey her passion for art, feelings about her health, and the hindrances faced by female artists. Other writings include "An Artist's Experience in the Everglades" and "On Making a Lithograph," articles that reflect her personality, ideas, rationale, and procedures for executing her work.
Artwork consists of a mural design and 10 sketchbooks that include notes as well as sketches. Printed material includes newspaper clippings and pamphlets that provide insight into the art world of the 1930s and 1940s as it chronicles Huntley's art endeavors and exhibitions. Books are "Le Colophon Book Collector's Quarterly" containing a reproduction of work by Huntley, and "Victoria Hutson Huntley," an article she made into a volume as a gift for her mother.
The majority of the photographs are of Huntley's artwork. They show her growth as an artist and the influences of the places she lived. Also found are some family photographs.
Citation:
Victoria Hutson Huntley papers, 1929-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Victoria Hutson Huntley (1900-1971) was a painter, printmaker, muralist, and educator who worked in New York City, Florida, and New Jersey.
Provenance:
The Victoria Hutson Huntley papers were donated by Derek Cocovinis of DDC Fine Arts, which purchased the artist's estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Designs
Muralists
Photographs
Printing
Sketchbooks
Women artists
Women painters
Women printmakers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15665
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282434
AAA_collcode_huntvict
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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