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Oral history interview with Adele S. Brown and William H. Calfee, 1995 January 11

Interviewee:
Brown, Adele Smith, 1910-2001  Search this
Interviewer:
Kirwin, Liza, 1957-  Search this
Subject:
Noland, Kenneth  Search this
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Crosby, Caresse  Search this
Cross, Bernice  Search this
Taylor, Prentiss  Search this
Acheson, Alice  Search this
West, Hal  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Groves, George  Search this
Gates, Robert Franklin  Search this
Watkins, Law Bradley  Search this
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Phillips Studio House  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art schools  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Arts administrators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13083
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216198
AAA_collcode_brown95
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216198

High and Dry

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, American, 1907–1991  Search this
Publisher:
Associated American Artists, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Type:
transportation
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
USA
Date:
1947
Credit Line:
Gift of William J. Donald
Accession Number:
1953-102-60
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4a93e85e6-c8e3-4d37-a34d-889954592383
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1953-102-60

"Bill Bojangles" Robinson (with Prentiss Taylor)

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Prentiss Taylor, 12 Dec 1907 - 7 Oct 1991  Search this
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson, 26 May 1878 - 25 Nov 1949  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 21.3 x 14.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/8")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1932
Topic:
Prentiss Taylor: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Prentiss Taylor: Male  Search this
Prentiss Taylor: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Prentiss Taylor: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Prentiss Taylor: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Lithographer  Search this
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson: Male  Search this
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer\Tap  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Prentiss Taylor
Object number:
NPG.84.145
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Carl Van Vechten
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41314032f-c359-4eef-86bd-c98f0798ee8a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.84.145

Lynd Ward and May McNeer papers, 1929-1981

Creator:
Ward, Lynd Kendall, 1905-1985  Search this
McNeer, May Yonge, 1902-1994  Search this
Subject:
Zigrosser, Carl  Search this
Taylor, Prentiss  Search this
Gottlieb, Harry  Search this
Gág, Wanda  Search this
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Lozowick, Louis  Search this
Eichenberg, Fritz  Search this
McCausland, Elizabeth  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Society of American Graphic Artists  Search this
Topic:
Children's literature  Search this
Book illustrators  Search this
Prints  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7159
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209294
AAA_collcode_wardlynp
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209294

Lynd Ward papers, 1934-1964

Creator:
Ward, Lynd Kendall, 1905-1985  Search this
Subject:
Leighton, Clare Veronica Hope  Search this
Wengenroth, Stow  Search this
Young, Arthur Henry  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Albee, Grace  Search this
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Eichenberg, Fritz  Search this
Frasconi, Antonio  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Taylor, Prentiss  Search this
Society of American Graphic Artists  Search this
Artists League of America  Search this
Independent Citizens Committee for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions  Search this
Limited Editions Club  Search this
American Artists' Congress.  Search this
Type:
Business records
Photographs
Works of art
Prints
Topic:
Book illustrators  Search this
Prints  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10256
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213389
AAA_collcode_wardlynd
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213389

Jacob Kainen papers, 1905-2009, bulk, 1940-2001

Creator:
Kainen, Jacob, 1909-2001  Search this
Subject:
Nordland, Gerald  Search this
Pollack, Jerome  Search this
Frohlich, Newton  Search this
Weber, Joanne  Search this
Steinberg, Leo  Search this
Butler, Bryce  Search this
Kainen, Ruth Cole  Search this
Acton, David  Search this
Holladay, Wilhelmina Cole  Search this
Taylor, Prentiss  Search this
Purcell, Ann  Search this
Morse, Peter  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C. (Joshua Charles),  Search this
Jordon, Jim  Search this
Halesz, Piri  Search this
Berman, Avis  Search this
Gorky, Arshile  Search this
Thornton, Valerie  Search this
Reynolds, Jock  Search this
Gilkey, Gordon  Search this
Hopps, Walter  Search this
Cole, Phoebe  Search this
Harrison, Carol  Search this
Jackson, John Baptist  Search this
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Kalonyme, Louis  Search this
Lunn, Harry  Search this
Ries, Martin  Search this
Solman, Joseph  Search this
Agee, William C.  Search this
Rand, Harry  Search this
Powell, Richard J.  Search this
Fine, Ruth  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Tejera, V. (Victorino)  Search this
Holden, Donald  Search this
Field, Richard  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Baltimore Museum of Art  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
British Museum  Search this
Corcoran School of Art (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Australian National Gallery  Search this
Fort Wayne Museum of Art  Search this
Middendorf Gallery  Search this
Pacific Northwest College of Art  Search this
Type:
Greeting cards
Diaries
Video recordings
Interviews
Transcripts
Lectures
Visitors' books
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Prints
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Curators  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9025
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211214
AAA_collcode_kainjaco
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211214
Online Media:

Margaret Casey Gates papers, 1934-1988

Creator:
Gates, Margaret Casey, 1903-1989  Search this
Subject:
Gernand, John  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Rayford, Julian Lee  Search this
Dove, Arthur Garfield  Search this
Gates, Robert Franklin  Search this
Garrett, Alice Warder  Search this
Fitzpatrick, Daniel Robert  Search this
Taylor, Prentiss  Search this
Phillips Collection  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Phillips Memorial Gallery.Art School  Search this
Federal Works Agency  Search this
International Exhibition of Modern Art (1913 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Writings
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Post office buildings  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6547
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215822
AAA_collcode_gatemarg
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215822
Online Media:

The Bridge, Sunday

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 11 7/8 x 16 5/8 in. (30.2 x 42.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1952
Topic:
Architecture\bridge\Brooklyn Bridge  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Manhattan  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\store  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Roderick S. Quiroz
Object number:
1995.45.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1991, Roderick S. Quiroz
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7011671fe-6b80-4a33-90b5-1d34a9997a1c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1995.45.1

Black on Black, Pittsburgh

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Medium:
lithograph and lithotint on paper
Dimensions:
image: 10 x 13 3/4 in. (25.3 x 34.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1948
Topic:
Landscape\time\night  Search this
Landscape\Pennsylvania\Pittsburgh  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\stairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Roderick S. Quiroz
Object number:
1995.45.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1991, Roderick S. Quiroz
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70ebf2b94-004e-4297-9f58-d6fafd23d508
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1995.45.2

Orpheus--The Look Back

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Medium:
lithotint on paper
Dimensions:
image: 15 3/4 x 12 in. (40.0 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1953
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Figure\fragment\arm  Search this
Figure\full length  Search this
Mythology\classical\Orpheus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Roderick S. Quiroz
Object number:
1995.45.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1991, Roderick S. Quiroz
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f3fbeb04-4d92-4af6-8add-975343d8e2db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1995.45.3

Sunday Night in the Plaza

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Medium:
lithotint and lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 13 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (33.6 x 41.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1961
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\time\night  Search this
Cityscape\New Mexico\Santa Fe  Search this
Performing arts\music\band  Search this
Monument\obelisk  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Roderick S. Quiroz
Object number:
1995.45.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1991, Roderick S. Quiroz
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bb4a2382-92fa-4358-b206-f52697ca9129
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1995.45.4

Self-Reflection at the Museum of Modern Art

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Sitter:
Prentiss Taylor  Search this
Prentiss Taylor  Search this
Medium:
lithograph paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 27 x 20 in. (68.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1971
Topic:
State of being\mood\meditation  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Landscape\phenomenon\light  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Portrait male\self-portrait  Search this
Architecture Exterior\art building\Museum of Modern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Roderick S. Quiroz
Object number:
1995.45.5
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk740d58ef4-1aa4-4055-b906-a382219ca5da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1995.45.5

Cottonwoods in Canyon de Chelly

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
sight 14 x 21 1/8 in. (35.6 x 53.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1963
Topic:
Animal\sheep  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\farm\shepherd  Search this
Landscape\tree\cottonwood tree  Search this
Landscape\canyon\Canyon de Chelly  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist in memory of Nancy Kefauver
Object number:
1968.41
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b56fd389-9109-472c-92dc-fd1bb5804ef7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.41

At George C. Miller and Son, Lithographers

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 1/4 x 35 1/8 in. (46.5 x 89.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1961
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\art\printmaker  Search this
Architecture\machine\printing press  Search this
Architecture Interior\studio  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1974.107.1
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b8dba811-719f-40bf-8f72-0db12038b099
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.107.1

Minerva Brings Telemac

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 15 x 22 in. (38.1 x 55.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1974
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\theater  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\theater  Search this
Performing arts\opera\Monteverdi  Search this
Literature\character\Minerva  Search this
Literature\character\Telemachus  Search this
Literature\Monteverdi\Return of Ulysses  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1974.107.2
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk749de39f1-b206-45fd-acf2-ab3b19c8f4d4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.107.2

Three Cats and the Roman Empire

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Animal\cat  Search this
History\ancient\Rome  Search this
Architecture\detail\column  Search this
Architecture\classical\Coliseum  Search this
Fantasy\animal\cat  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Irina A. Reed
Object number:
1974.44.1
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75e5eb051-c0b1-4eb8-b738-7cb7b985d740
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.44.1

St. Helena's Beaufort

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Landscape\South Carolina\Beaufort  Search this
Architecture Exterior\religious\church  Search this
Architecture Exterior\religious\St. Helena's  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Irina A. Reed
Object number:
1974.44.10
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7eaba0885-26a5-4c21-8159-44918a7f85d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.44.10

Experience Meeting--Massydonny

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Ceremony\religion\revival  Search this
Architecture Interior\religious\church  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Irina A. Reed
Object number:
1974.44.11
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7de3b6ae5-1e87-48cf-8fa2-983f9fa36dae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.44.11

Roxbury Foundry

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Monument\statue  Search this
Animal\reptile\snake  Search this
Architecture Exterior\ruins  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry\foundry  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Irina A. Reed
Object number:
1974.44.12
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7073a7868-178e-49c9-8db1-eba06a72c9fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.44.12

Roxbury Foundry

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Monument\statue  Search this
Animal\reptile\snake  Search this
Architecture Exterior\ruins  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry\foundry  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Irina A. Reed
Object number:
1974.44.13
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk732fc5365-2dee-4216-9e31-c940b68919f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.44.13

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