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Post-impressionism / Belinda Thomson

Author:
Thomson, Belinda  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1998
C1998
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Post-impressionism (Art)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6465.P6 T56 1998b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_684572

Post-impressionist masterworks from the National Gallery of Canada / [John Collins]

Author:
National Gallery of Canada  Search this
Collins, John Bruce 1957-  Search this
Subject:
National Gallery of Canada  Search this
Physical description:
35 p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Post-impressionism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
ND192.P6 N38 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_697054

Signac, 1863-1935 / Marina Ferretti-Bocquillon ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Kathryn Calley Galitz and Sjraar van Heugten

Author:
Signac, Paul 1863-1935  Search this
Bocquillon-Ferretti, Marina  Search this
Grand Palais (Paris, France)  Search this
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Signac, Paul 1863-1935  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 340 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Neo-impressionism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.S587 B6s 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_676230

Cézanne e il post-impressionismo. Di Alberto Martini e Renata Negri

Author:
Martini, Alberto  Search this
Negri, Renata  Search this
Physical description:
100p., incl. 30 plates. illus. 30cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
[1968?]
Topic:
Painting, French  Search this
Post-impressionism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
ND547 .M29
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_669082

Cubistes, futuristes, passéistes; essai sur la jeune peinture et la jeune sculpture, par Gustave Coquiot, avec 48 reproductions

Author:
Coquiot, Gustave 1865-1926  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. l., 277, [1] p. plates. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1914
C1914
Topic:
Post-impressionism (Art)  Search this
Cubism  Search this
Futurism (Art)  Search this
Painting--History  Search this
Sculpture--History  Search this
Pintura (Seculo 20)  Search this
Call number:
ND1265 .C6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_669222

John Henry Twachtman : an American impressionist / Lisa N. Peters

Author:
Peters, Lisa N  Search this
Cincinnati Art Museum  Search this
High Museum of Art  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Twachtman, John Henry 1853-1902  Search this
Physical description:
191 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.T96 P482h 1999
ND237.T85 P48 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_564556

A selection of French impressionist paintings from the Yale University Art Gallery / Susan D. Greenberg ; with a foreword by Robert L. Herbert

Author:
Yale University Art Gallery  Search this
Greenberg, Susan D. 1971-  Search this
Subject:
Yale University Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : col. ill., map ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
France
Connecticut
New Haven
Date:
2001
[2001]
19th century
Topic:
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Painting, French  Search this
Painting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_682518

Selections from the Irvine Museum / Jean Stern, Janet Blake, Harvey L. Jones

Author:
Irvine Museum  Search this
Stern, Jean 1946-  Search this
Blake, Janet  Search this
Jones, Harvey 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Irvine Museum  Search this
Physical description:
271 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
In art
Place:
California
Date:
2009
C2009
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
ND230.C3 I78 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_975470

American impressionism : the beauty of work / Susan G. Larkin ; catalogue entries by Susan G. Larkin and Arlene Katz Nichols

Author:
Larkin, Susan G. 1943-  Search this
Nichols, Arlene Katz  Search this
Bruce Museum  Search this
Physical description:
186 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Work in art  Search this
Call number:
ND210.5.I4 L37 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787512

Alexander Brook papers

Creator:
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980  Search this
Names:
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987  Search this
Biddle, George, 1885-1973  Search this
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969  Search this
Brett, Catherine  Search this
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Knee, Gina, 1898-1982  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Spencer, Niles, 1893-1952  Search this
Extent:
4.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Watercolors
Sketches
Transcriptions
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Interviews
Etchings
Illustrations
Date:
1900-1982
Summary:
The papers of painter Alexander Brook measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1900-1982. Found within the papers are biographical material; personal and professional correspondence; writings; personal business records; printed material; scrapbooks; artwork; and photographs of Brook, his family and friends, and his work.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter Alexander Brook measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1900-1982. Found within the papers are biographical material; personal and professional correspondence; writings; personal business records; printed material; scrapbooks; artwork; and photographs of Brook, his family and friends, and his work.

Biographical materials include an address book, award certificates, curriculum vitae, marriage and divorce documents, passports, biographical information on Brook's wife, Gina Knee Brook, and 4 interview transcripts.

Correspondence is primarily with Brook's family, friends, fellow artists, and business associates discussing personal relationships, teaching opportunities, art sales, and exhibitions. Included in this series are letters to Brook's second wife, Gina Knee Brook. Additional correspondents include Brook's children, Belinda and Sandy (Alexander) Brook, Peggy Bacon, artists Niles Spencer and George Biddle, and writer Haniel Long.

Writings by Brook consist of reminiscences, 6 essays, a lecture, a memorium to Catherine Brett, 6 short stories, 2 notebooks, and miscellaneous notes. Writings by others consist of a notebook by Mrs. Beeton containing humorous recipes, an essay, 2 memoirs, poetry, and a short story from unknown authors.

Personal business records include sales invoices, tax returns noting income from sales of artwork, and receipts for various art supplies.

Printed material includes brochures, chapbooks, clippings, city guides, exhibition announcements and catalogs, periodicals, and miscellaneous printed material.

There are two scrapbooks, a clippings scrapbook titled Unstruggling Artist, and an untitled scrapbook containing clippings and interspersed with correspondence, catalogs, and photographs.

Artwork consists of ink, pencil, and pen sketches; etchings and 2 etching plates; mixed media illustrations; and watercolors by unknown artists. There are also 9 sketchbooks, most likely by Alexander Brook, and a drawing by Miguel Covarrubius.

Photographs are of people, exhibition installations, and works of art. These include childhood photos of Alexander Brook and Gina Knee Brook, photos of the Brooks together in Savannah, Georgia and Sag Harbor, Long Island, as well as photos of Alexander Brook with friends, an artist model, at home, and in various studios. There are also photos of Peggy Bacon, Louis Bouché, Niles Spencer, and Jackson Pollock. Exhibition installations include a show at the Carnegie Institution and unidentified one man shows.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 8 series.

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1907-1979 (14 folders; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1930-1975 (0.6 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1921-1975 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1-2)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, circa 1931-1982 (0.3 linear feet; Box 2)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1918-1982 (1.4 linear feet; Box 2-3)

Series 6: Scrapbooks, circa 1935-1975 (0.4 linear feet; Box 3, 5)

Series 7: Artwork, circa 1935-1975 (0.4 linear feet; Box 4)

Series 8: Photographs, circa 1900-1980 (0.6 linear feet; Box 4)
Biographical / Historical:
Alexander Brook (1898-1980) was a painter and art instructor who lived and worked in Woodstock, Sag Harbor, and New York City, New York, and Savannah, Georgia.

Brook was born in Brooklyn, New York to Russian immigrants Eudoxia Gelescu and Onufri Brook. After contracting polio at the age of twelve, he remained bed-ridden for a year and his formal schooling was suspended. At this time, he began to show an interest in art and began receiving his first lessons in painting. In 1914, he enrolled in the Art Students League where he won scholarships and cultivated friendships with other art students, including Louis Bouché, Niles Spencer, and Peggy Bacon, whom he married in 1920.

Brook and Bacon's two children, Belinda and Alexander Bacon Brook, were born in 1920 and 1922, and the couple divided their time between a summer house in Woodstock and a series of apartments in New York City. Their circle of artist friends included the Bouchés, Niles Spencer, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Andrew Dasburg, and many of the other artists who lived and worked in Woodstock. Brook and Bacon continued to produce art, with Brook focusing on his painting, and Bacon publishing her illustrations and prints in nationally syndicated magazines.

In the 1920s, Brook also wrote articles for The Arts and caught the attention of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. She invited him to promote and organize exhibits for her Whitney Studio Club, and from 1923 to 1927, he worked as assistant director of the Club, which was later to become the Whitney Museum of Art. By the late 1920s, Brook's realist paintings of landscapes, still lifes, and posed figures of women were gaining wide recognition and he was given his first retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1929, at the age of thirty-one. In the early 1930s, within the span of three years, Brook exhibited one man shows at the ACA, Valentine, Charles Daniel, and Downtown Galleries in New York City, and received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1931.

In 1938, Brook moved to Savannah, Georgia and began visiting and painting realist scenes based on visits to the city's oldest black neighborhoods. When Brook's marriage with Bacon ended in 1940, he continued to live in Savannah with his second wife, Libby Berger. After his second marriage ended, he returned to New York in 1942 to teach at the Art Students League and, during World War II, served as a correspondent and artist for the Army based out of Panama.

In 1944, Brook returned to Savannah with his third wife, the artist Gina Knee Brook. Through the mid-1940s, Brook continued to exhibit his works, primarily through the Rehn Gallery, contributed articles and essays to art journals, and was commissioned to paint two covers for the Saturday Evening Post. In 1948, the Brooks purchased and moved to their last home in Sag Harbor, Long Island. Believing realist work was no longer well received in critical and contemporary art circles, Brook slowly retreated from the art world, exhibiting his last solo show at Knoedler Galleries in 1952, and retiring from painting in 1966. Brook died on February 26, 1980.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds an oral history interview with Alexander Brook conducted by Paul Cummings, July 7-8, 1977. There is also substantial correspondence from Alexander Brook in the Peggy Bacon papers.
Separated Materials:
The photocopied typescript, "Myself and Others," was microfilmed upon receipt and is available on reel 3928.
Provenance:
The bulk of the papers were donated in several accretions by his Brook's wife, Gina Knee Brook, from 1981 to 1982. In 1982, she loaned a scrapbook for microfilming, which was later donated to the archives by Brook's son, Sandy Brook, in 1994. In 1985 and 1986, the Whitney Museum and Eloise Spaeth each donated a copy of Brook's typescript "Myself and Others."
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Alexander Brook papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Post-impressionism (Art) -- United States -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Watercolors
Sketches
Transcriptions
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Interviews
Etchings
Illustrations
Citation:
Alexander Brook papers, 1900-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.brooalex
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-brooalex

Aspects de l'art japonais moderne : interactions de l'art japonais et l'art européen depuis Meiji

Author:
Will-Levaillant, Françoise  Search this
Physical description:
65 [i.e. 63] pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
1984
20th century
Topic:
Art, Japanese  Search this
Art, Japanese--Western influences  Search this
Art, French--Japanese influences  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N7355 .A83 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1112468

Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) and the birth of Impressionism / edited by Michel Hilaire and Paul Perrin ; curators, Michel Hilaire, Paul Perrin, Kimberley A. Jones, with the collaboration of Stanislas Colodiet and Marie Lozón de Cantelmi

Title:
Frédéric Bazille and the birth of Impressionism
Jeunesse de l'impressionnisme
Editor:
Hilaire, Michel  Search this
Perrin, Paul 1986-  Search this
Curator:
Jones, Kimberly A.  Search this
Colodiet, Stanislas  Search this
Lozón de Cantelmi, Marie  Search this
Host institution:
Musée Fabre  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Issuing body:
Musée d'Orsay  Search this
Subject:
Bazille, Frédéric 1841-1870  Search this
Physical description:
303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Illustrated works
History
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
France
Date:
2016
19th century
Topic:
Painters--History  Search this
Impressionism (Art)--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106755

Frédéric Bazille and early Impressionism / essays by J. Patrice Marandel, François Daulte ; catalogue entries by J. Patrice Marandel ; letters of Frédéric Bazille translated from the French by Paula Prokopoff-Giannini

Author:
Bazille, Frédéric 1841-1870  Search this
Marandel, J. Patrice  Search this
Daulte, François  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Subject:
Bazille, Frédéric 1841-1870  Search this
Physical description:
227 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1978
©1978
Topic:
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.B358 C5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_112117

Frédéric Bazille : prophet of impressionism / [translated by John Goodman]

Author:
Bazille, Frédéric 1841-1870  Search this
Musée Fabre  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Dixon Gallery and Gardens  Search this
Subject:
Bazille, Frédéric 1841-1870  Search this
Physical description:
176 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Date:
1992
[1992]
Topic:
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.B358 B87 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_441134

Henry D. Hill research material regarding Ernest Lawson, 1916-1964

Creator:
Hill, Henry D., 1899-  Search this
Subject:
Lawson, Ernest  Search this
Powell, Katherine  Search this
Sloan, Dolly  Search this
Glackens, Edith  Search this
Shaw, Samuel T.  Search this
Kuehne, Max  Search this
Hill, Sidney  Search this
Topic:
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Painters  Search this
Business records  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208779
AAA_collcode_hillhend
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208779

Alexander Brook papers, 1900-1982

Creator:
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980  Search this
Subject:
Brett, Catherine  Search this
Knee, Gina  Search this
Covarrubias, Miguel  Search this
Spencer, Niles  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Bouché, Louis George  Search this
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Topic:
Sketches  Search this
Painters  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Post-impressionism (Art)  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Watercolors  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Illustrations  Search this
Sketchbooks  Search this
Etchings  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6833
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208960
AAA_collcode_brooalex
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208960
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Harold C. Davies papers, 1910-1975

Creator:
Davies, Harold C., 1891-1976  Search this
Subject:
Bolton, Theodore  Search this
Topic:
Sketchbooks  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7371
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209526
AAA_collcode_daviharo
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209526

Otto Bacher papers, 1873-1938

Creator:
Bacher, Otto H. (Otto Henry), 1856-1909  Search this
Subject:
Blum, Robert Frederick  Search this
Wendel, Theodore  Search this
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Prints  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Exhibition catalogs  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Drawings  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7421
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209579
AAA_collcode_bachotto
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209579

William H. Holston papers, 1915-1964

Creator:
Holston, William H., 1880-1963  Search this
Subject:
Durand-Ruel Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Galerie Durand-Ruel  Search this
William H. Holston Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7792
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209958
AAA_collcode_holswill
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209958

Edmund W. Greacen papers, 1897-1972, bulk 1905-1949

Creator:
Greacen, Edmund W., 1876-1949  Search this
Subject:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Etchings  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Sketches  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Drawings  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8252
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210423
AAA_collcode_greaedmu
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210423
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