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Curatorial Records, 1960-1994

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
Stewart, Robert G  Search this
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
George Washington University  Search this
Henry Benbridge: American Portrait Painter (Exhibition) (1971: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Date:
1960
1960-1994
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 95-058
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1960-1999 [National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Painting and Sculpture]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_229007

Robert G. Stewart research materials

Creator:
Stewart, Robert G. , 1931-2005  Search this
Artist:
Benbridge, Henry, 1743-1812  Search this
Earl, James, 1761-1796  Search this
Hervieu, Auguste, active 1819-1858  Search this
Pine, Robert Edge, 1730?-1788  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1952-2004
bulk 1970-1990
Summary:
Research material gathered by Robert G. Stewart on Robert Edge Pine, Auguste Hervieu, Henry Benbridge, James Earl, and other artists, including correspondence, printed matter, notes, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
Art historian Robert G. Stewart's research material dates from 1952 to 2004 and measures 3 linear feet. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, slides, negatives, notes, drafts, manuscripts, and printed matter such as excerpts from auction catalogs, magazines and publications. The records document Robert G. Stewart's research for publications and exhibitions. The collection relates primarily to his research for his publications on these artists, such as Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America 1784-1788, and artist biographies for American National Biography and the Dictionary of Art.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged by artist, as five series.

Series 1: Henry Benbridge

Series 2: James Earl

Series 3: Auguste Hervieu

Series 4: Robert Edge Pine

Series 5: Various artists
Biographical / Historical:
Robert G. Stewart (March 5, 1931-November 17, 2005) served as Curator of Painting and Sculpture for the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution from 1964 to 1994, when he became senior curator emeritus. He is the author of many works, including Nucleus for a National Collection, 1965;A Nineteenth-Century Galley of Distinguished Americans, 1969;Henry Benbridge (1743-1812), American Portrait Painter, 1971; andRobert Edge Pine, A British Artist in America 1784-1788, 1979.
Provenance:
Acquired from Robert G. Stewart.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Robert G. Stewart research material is owned by the Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, and is available for use by researchers. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait painters  Search this
Citation:
Robert G. Stewart Research Material, 1952-2004, bulk 1970-1990. Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NPG.CAP.00002
See more items in:
Robert G. Stewart research materials
Archival Repository:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-npg-cap-00002

Henry Benbridge: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000229
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137006

Holmes, Mrs. Isaac [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0041630
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_41631

Jonathan Potts, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Potts, Jonathan  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 62642067
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_116220

Lady of the Cuthbert Family, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Cuthbert  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1770
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70510260
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_128811

Anne Brindley, 1776, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Brindley, Anne  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
1776
Topic:
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70510269
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_128820

Capt. Jacob Shubrick, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Shubrick, Jacob  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Society of the Cincinnatti West Hartford Connecticut
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80040650
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_174254

Charlotte Pepper Gignilliat (1748-1803), (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Gignilliat, James, Mrs. (Charlotte Pepper)  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1776
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80040853
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_174446

James Lynah (1737-1809), (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Lynah, James  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82270020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_198366

Elizabeth (?) Middleton, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Middleton, Elizabeth  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620034
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200564

Unknown Lady (1), (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620052
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200580

Unknown Lady (2), (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620055
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200583

Unknown Lady (3), (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620056
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200584

Unknown Lady with Child, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Topic:
Portrait group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620058
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200586

Mrs. Ward, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Ward  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620060
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200588

Lawrence Saltar, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Salter, Lawrence  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620119
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200646

Unknown Gentleman, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620155
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200680

Portrait of Anne Brindley, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Brindley, Anne  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Animal  Search this
Control number:
IAP 83400118
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_205395

Dr. Jonathan Potts, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Potts, Jonathan  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 83400122
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_205398

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