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Neagle, John, 1796-1865

Collection Creator:
Library of Congress  Search this
Extent:
2 Items
Container:
Box 39
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers may use prints on file in the Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Advance appointments are required.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions may apply.
Collection Citation:
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection of photomechanical prints of American art works
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection of photomechanical prints of American art works / Series 1: Photomechanical prints
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-saam-photo-loc-ref1226

John Neagle notebooks and account books, 1824-1861

Creator:
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Subject:
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Hart, Charles Henry  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Account books
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9725
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212009
AAA_collcode_neagjona
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212009

Portrait of Richard Mentor Johnson, (painting)

Painter:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Richard Mentor  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1989.01.140
Date:
1843
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 67990499
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_375629

John Neagle papers, 1817-1865

Creator:
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Subject:
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Topic:
Landscape painting  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9817
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212274
AAA_collcode_neagjohn
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212274

John Neagle printed material, 1781-1857

Creator:
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painters  Search this
Art literature  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10609
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214090
AAA_collcode_neagjopm
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214090

Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan Jr. artists' letters collection

Creator:
McGuigan, Mary K.  Search this
Names:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Beard, W. H. (William Holbrook), 1824-1900  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905  Search this
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Colman, Samuel, 1832-1920  Search this
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900  Search this
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888  Search this
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931  Search this
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852  Search this
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866  Search this
Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935  Search this
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846  Search this
Inness, George, 1825-1894  Search this
McGuigan, John F., Jr. (John Fuller)  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Rubens, 1784-1865  Search this
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
White, Stanford, 1853-1906  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1794-1938
Summary:
The collection of artists' letters compiled by Mary and John McGuigan Jr. measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1794-1938. The collection is comprised of a group of letters, writings, and signed documents to and from a variety of artists, art administrators, art critics, historians, and art-related organizations assembled from multiple sources. It also includes associated printed material with some documents and a few photographs, including carte de visites and cabinet cards.
Scope and Contents:
The collection of artists' letters compiled by Mary and John McGuigan Jr. measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1794-1938. The collection is comprised of a group of letters, writings, and signed documents to and from a variety of artists, art administrators, art critics, historians, and art-related organizations assembled from multiple sources. It also includes associated printed material with some documents and a few photographs, including carte de visites and cabinet cards.

Item descriptions included in the container listing were provided by Mary and John McGuigan and illuminate the wide range of artists and types of material represented in the collection. While some of the letters document routine transactions such as responses to requests for information, and transmittals of autographs, others document specific artist commissions and projects, exhibition and financial arrangements, business relationships, family events, and travels. The collection includes documentation of portrait painters, including Chester Harding and Rembrandt Peale; nineteenth century landscape artists and artists of the Hudson River School including Albert Bierstadt, George Henry Boughton, Samuel Colman, Jasper Francis Cropsey, and George Inness; sculptors including Daniel Chester French whose letters include sixty-three letters to Charles Dupuy, the caretaker of French's summer home in Massachusetts; publishers such as Mathew Carey, in letters from John Neagle; and the activities of arts institutions such as the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

In addition to those mentioned above, letters and signed documents are from Washington Allston, William Holbrook Beard, Eugene Benson, William Tilden Blodgett, Jr., James Renwick Brevoort, Frederic Edwin Church, James Claghorn, John Singleton Copley, Kenyon Cox, F.O.C. Darley, Joseph DeCamp, Frank Duveneck, John Mackie Falconer, Horatio Greenough, Childe Hassam, Ignaz Michael Marcel Gaugengigl, George Healy, George Hollingsworth, William Morris Hunt, Daniel Huntington, Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington, Henry Inman, Hugh Bolton Jones, Thomas Dow Jones, Louis Ashton Knight, Charles Robert Leslie, Will Low, Frederick William MacMonnies, Frank Blackwell Mayer, Samuel F. B. Morse, Erastus Dow Palmer, Rubens Peale, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Tobias (Toby) Edward Rosenthal, John Singer Sargent, George Henry Smillie, Marie Spartali Stillman, William James Stillman, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Abbott Handerson Thayer, Charles Yardley Turner, Stephen Arnold Douglas Volk, William Walcutt, Henry Antonio Wenzler, Benjamin West, Stanford White, Worthington Whittredge, and others.

The collection also includes a friendship album belonging to William Tilden Blodgett, Jr., with poems, sketches, and botanical watercolors, eight photographs including carte de visites and cabinet cards with images of George Hollingsworth, Thomas Dow Jones, Louis Ashton Knight, Henry Antonio Wenzler, and William Walcutt, and two photographs of a model used by Francis Blackwell Mayer when painting The Burning of the Peggy Stewart.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan Jr. are art historians and collectors in Milford, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
John F. McGuigan Jr. and Mary K. McGuigan purchased these letters and generously donated them to the Archives of American Art between 2000 and 2019. The McGuigans have purchased and donated additional archival materials to the Archives, including a portion of the Douglas Volk and Leonard Wells Volk papers. In 2017 the McGuigans donated an addition to the Sylvester Rosa Koehler papers, including sixty-nine letters from A. Barry, Truman Howe Bartlett, William Merritt Chase, Timothy Cole, Edward Henry Clement, Cyrus Edwin Dallin, Robert Swain Gifford, George Inness, Anna Lea Merritt, Stephen Parrish, John Sartain, Francis Hopkinson Smith, and Frederic Porter Vinton.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Historians  Search this
Topic:
Arts administrators  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Artists  Search this
Citation:
Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan Jr. artists' letters collection, 1794-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.mcgumary
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Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan Jr. artists' letters collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-mcgumary

Boy and Girl, (painting)

Painter:
Neagle, John 1796-1865 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil and pastel on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Mid 1800s
Topic:
Portrait female--Knee length  Search this
Portrait male--Knee length  Search this
Object--Flower  Search this
Control number:
IAP 78020019
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_362927

Richard M. Johnson [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Photographic firm:
Detroit Publishing Co.  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Richard M  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1910
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--Vice President  Search this
Occupation--Military--Colonel  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001552
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Photograph Archives
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139402

Pat Lyon at the Forge [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Photographic firm:
Detroit Publishing Co.  Search this
Subject:
Lyon, Pat  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1914
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Architecture interior--Industry--Smithy  Search this
Occupation--Craft--Smithing  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001553
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Photograph Archives
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139403

Portraits of Methodist preachers; and other engravings

Title:
Portraits DSI
Engraver:
Dick, Archibald L. approximately 1805-approximately 1855  Search this
Halpin, Frederick W. 1805-1880  Search this
Illman, Thomas -1859 or 1860  Search this
Longacre, James Barton 1794-1869  Search this
Paradise, John Wesley 1809-1862  Search this
Prud'homme, John Francis Eugene 1800-1892  Search this
Smith, William D. approximately 1800--  Search this
Welch, Thomas B. 1814-1874  Search this
Welch & Walter  Search this
Illustrator:
Conarroe, George W. 1803-1882 or 1884  Search this
Cooke, G (George) 1793-1849  Search this
Dodson, Richard W. 1812-1867  Search this
Gush, William active 1833-1874  Search this
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Nutting, B. F (Benjamin Franklin) 1803?-1887  Search this
Peale, Sophonisba Angusciola 1786-1859  Search this
Twitchell, Asa Weston 1820-1904  Search this
Wightman, Thos (Thomas) 1811-1888  Search this
Printer of plates:
Jones, Fitz Edwin  Search this
Publisher:
Lane, George 1784-1859  Search this
Scott, Levi 1802-1882  Search this
T. Mason and G. Lane (Firm)  Search this
Methodist Book Room (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Wesley family  Search this
Physical description:
[21] leaves, 77 leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 31 cm
Type:
Portraits
Catalogs
Date:
1851
19th century
Topic:
Methodists  Search this
Portraits, American  Search this
Call number:
N7593 .P85
N7593.2 .P85 1851
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_156457

Lydia Taylor Jones (b. 1783), (painting)

Painter:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Subject:
Jones, Christopher Marshall, Mrs. (Lydia Taylor)  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73430002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_168382

Pat Lyon at the Forge (1779-1829), (painting)

Painter:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Subject:
Lyon, Pat  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102 Accession Number: 1842.1
Date:
1829
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Architecture interior--Industry--Smithy  Search this
Occupation--Craft  Search this
Figure male--Child  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46120366
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_57556

American natural history. Part 1, Mastology / by John D. Godman

Title:
Mastology
Author:
Godman, John D (John Davidson) 1794-1830  Search this
Engraver:
Kearny, Francis 1785-1837  Search this
Ellis, George B.  Search this
Maverick, Peter 1780-1831  Search this
Bridport, Hugh 1794-ca. 1868  Search this
Illustrator:
Peale, James 1789-1876  Search this
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Rider, A.  Search this
Lesueur, Charles Alexandre 1778-1846  Search this
Wood, W. W. active 1825-1830  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Baird, W. M. DSI  Search this
Manchester City Library (Manchester, N.H.) DSI  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
3 volumes, [49] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1831
Topic:
Mammals  Search this
Call number:
QL715 .G65 1831
QL715.G65 1831
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_326834

Wallace, Sengt? [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0042602
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_42603

Clay, Henry [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0051084
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_51085

John Neagle: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF002127
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_140751

Receipt to Col. Johnston, 1828 May 21

Creator:
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10922
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214699
AAA_collcode_neagjohr
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214699

John Neagle, portrait painter of Philadelphia / Robert W. Torchia

Author:
Torchia, Robert W  Search this
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Subject:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 426 leaves : ill
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
1989
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Portrait painters--Biography  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.N333 T67 1989a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_401647

John Neagle, Philadelphia portrait painter / Robert W. Torchia ; [edited by David Cassedy and Elizabeth Galbraith]

Author:
Neagle, John B. ca. 1796-1866  Search this
Torchia, Robert W  Search this
Cassedy, David 1950-  Search this
Galbraith, Elizabeth  Search this
Historical Society of Pennsylvania  Search this
Subject:
Neagle, John 1796-1865 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
196 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Portrait painters--Biography  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.N333 T67j 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486052

Catalogue of an exhibition of portraits by John Neagle

Title:
Exhibition of portraits by John Neagle
Author:
Neagle, John 1796-1865  Search this
Fielding, Mantle 1865-1941  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Neagle, John 1796-1865 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
158 p. front., illus., ports., plans 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1925
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.N333 P4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_311142

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