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20th Century Tiger

Title:
James Montgomery Flagg Self-Portrait
Artist:
James Montgomery Flagg, 18 Jun 1877 - 27 May 1960  Search this
Sitter:
James Montgomery Flagg, 18 Jun 1877 - 27 May 1960  Search this
Medium:
Crayon on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 42cm x 33cm (16 9/16" x 13")
Sheet: 42.3cm x 35cm (16 5/8" x 13 3/4")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1947
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigar  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pencil  Search this
Home Furnishings\Telephone  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat\Tiger  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
James Montgomery Flagg: Male  Search this
James Montgomery Flagg: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
James Montgomery Flagg: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Everett Raymond Kinstler
Object number:
NPG.92.144
Restrictions & Rights:
© Cathy O'Brien
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.92.144

Plastic Scrimshaw Tooth (Fakeshaw), Late 20th Century

Title:
Plastic Scrimshaw Tooth (Fakeshaw), Late 20th Century
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.5 cm x 6.3 cm x 3.8 cm; 6 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in
Object Name:
scrimshaw, plastic
scrimshaw tooth, plastic
Credit Line:
Walter John Silva, Falls Church VA
ID Number:
1998.0004.01
Catalog number:
1998.0004.01
Accession number:
1998.0004
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
Art
Scrimshaw
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1386776
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Portraits At A Party

Artist:
Raphael Soyer, American, b. Borisoglebsk, Russia, 1899–1987  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
54 X 79 7/8 IN. (137.1 X 202.9 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1973-1974)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1979
Accession Number:
79.226
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School:
American Realism (Mid-20th Century)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_79.226

Correspondence, Andrews, Ambrose - Harding, Chester 1779-1981

Creator:
Beal, Gifford 1879-1956  Search this
Andrews, Ambrose 1805-1859  Search this
Bates, Edward 1793-1869  Search this
Beal, Gifford 1879-1956  Search this
Bohrod, Aaron  Search this
Cloar, Carroll  Search this
Colman, Samuel 1832-1920  Search this
Bacon, Josephine Daskam 1876-1961  Search this
Rogers, Daniel Denison 1751-1825  Search this
Elliot, William Parker  Search this
Brush, George de Forest 1855-1941  Search this
Harding, Chester 1792-1866  Search this
Subject:
Thayer, Abbott Handerson 1849-1921  Search this
Town, Ithiel 1784-1844  Search this
Watson, Forbes 1880-1960  Search this
Beach, Ella  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
14 Letters : written in ink, ball point, graphite, typewritter
Type:
Lithographs
Correspondence
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1779
1779-1981
1950-2000
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Real property  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Local number:
FSA A2009.06 4
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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Japanese Carved Sperm Whale Tooth, 19th-20th Century

Physical Description:
scrimshaw (overall production method/technique)
tooth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 8.5725 cm
Object Name:
tooth, whale
scrimshaw tooth, whale
Date made:
19th-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Frederic Delano
ID Number:
DL.382803
Catalog number:
382803
Accession number:
165206
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Scrimshaw
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309423
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Untitled (late 19th/early 20th century photo of Helen Voorhis)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Sitter:
Helen Voorhis  Search this
Helen Voorhis  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1971
Topic:
Landscape\coast  Search this
Architecture\boat\sailboat  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Portrait female\child  Search this
Portrait female\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.324
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.155.324

Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth, 19th or 20th Century

Physical Description:
scrimshaw (overall production method/technique)
whale tooth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 14.605 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
scrimshaw
scrimshaw tooth, whale
Date made:
19th-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Wilbur J. Gould
ID Number:
1978.0052.36
Accession number:
1978.0052
Catalog number:
1978.0052.36
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
Art
Transportation
Scrimshaw
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309410
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Correspondence, Harrington - Moser 1848-1924

Creator:
McEvoy, Ambrose 1878-1927  Search this
Healy, G. P. A (George Peter Alexander) 1813-1894  Search this
Johnson, Eastman 1824-1906  Search this
Maynard, George W (George Willoughby) 1843-1923  Search this
McEvoy, Ambrose 1878-1927  Search this
Moser, James Henry 1854-1913  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George Corbin 1789-1854  Search this
Mercer, Edward  Search this
Physical description:
9 Letters : written in ink, ball point, graphite
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1848
1848-1924
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Local number:
FSA A2009.06 5
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
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The Brumbaugh Collection of Artist Letters
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_289807
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Correspondence, Palmer, Erastus - Widener, P.A.B. 1818-1847

Creator:
Speicher, Eugene Edward 1883-1962  Search this
Palmer, Erastus Dow 1817-1904  Search this
Reid, Robert 1862-1929  Search this
Robus, Hugo 1885-1964  Search this
Rossiter, Thomas Prichard 1818-1871  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward 1883-1962  Search this
Weber, Max 1881-1961  Search this
Whittier, John Greenleaf 1807-1892  Search this
Widener, P. A. B (Peter Arrell Brown) 1834-1915  Search this
Subject:
Kensett, John Frederick 1816-1872  Search this
Hayne, Paul Hamilton 1830-1886  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Houghton, Mifflin and Company  Search this
Physical description:
11 Letters : written in ink, ball point, graphite
1 Photograph
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1818
1818-1847
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Local number:
FSA A2009.06 6
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
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The Brumbaugh Collection of Artist Letters
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_289808
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Oil Painting of Cargo & Passenger Ship HIBUERAS, Early 20th Century

Physical Description:
wood (frame material)
Measurements:
frame: 7 1/2 in x 10 9/16 in x 3/4 in; 19.05 cm x 26.82875 cm x 1.905 cm
painting: 6 in x 9 in; 15.24 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
painting
Date made:
early 20th century
ID Number:
2013.0039.001
Catalog number:
2013.0039.001
Accession number:
2013.0039
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Industry & Manufacturing
Art
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1440786
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Dorothy Dandridge

Title:
Carmen Jones
Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Dorothy Dandridge, 9 Nov 1922 - 8 Sept 1965  Search this
Associated Institution:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation  Search this
Medium:
Color photolithographic poster with halftone
Dimensions:
Image: 188.4 x 99.5cm (74 3/16 x 39 3/16")
Sheet: 195.4 x 104.9cm (76 15/16 x 41 5/16")
Mount: 203 x 112.7cm (79 15/16 x 44 3/8")
Culture:
Dorothy Dandridge: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Print
Date:
1954
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Bracelet  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Poster  Search this
Poster\Movie  Search this
Dorothy Dandridge: Female  Search this
Dorothy Dandridge: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Dorothy Dandridge: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.99.92
Restrictions & Rights:
© 20th Century Fox Film Corp.
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.99.92

Portrait of a Qing court lady, with 20th century alteration of adding the dragon surcoat

Medium:
Ink and colors on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 176.6 x 102.8 cm (69 1/2 x 40 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
woman  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Pritzlaff collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Accession Number:
S1991.92
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1991.92

e.e. cummings Self-Portrait

Artist:
Edward Estlin Cummings, 14 Oct 1894 - 2 Sep 1962  Search this
Sitter:
Edward Estlin Cummings, 14 Oct 1894 - 2 Sep 1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 50.8 x 38.1 x 2.5cm (20 x 15 x 1")
Frame: 67.9 x 55.2 x 6.4cm (26 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 2 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1958
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Container\Vase  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Rose  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cap\Beret  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Edward Estlin Cummings: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Edward Estlin Cummings: Male  Search this
Edward Estlin Cummings: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.73.26
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of e. e. cummings
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Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1900-1930 (re-installation 2012)
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 322
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.73.26

Portrait

Artist:
Raphael Soyer, American, b. Borisoglebsk, Russia, 1899–1987  Search this
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
SHEET: 14 3/4 X 12 5/8 IN. (37.5 X 32.0 CM.) IMAGE: 8 7/8 X 7 3/8 IN. (22.5 X 18.7 CM.)
Type:
Print
Date:
(1975)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Raphael and Rebecca Soyer in Honor of the Museum's Founding Director, Abram Lerner, 1981
Accession Number:
81.144
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School:
American Realism (Mid-20th Century)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_81.144

Correspondence to and from Brumbaugh, Thomas B. 1941-1970

Creator:
Brumbaugh, Thomas B (Thomas Brendle) 1921-  Search this
Gibbs, Wolcott 1902-1958  Search this
Brumbaugh, Thomas B (Thomas Brendle) 1921-  Search this
Faulkner, Barry 1881-1966  Search this
Hardin, Louis  Search this
Lassaw, Ibram 1913-2003  Search this
Rosin, Harry  Search this
Soyer, Isaac 1902-1981  Search this
Subject:
Thayer, Abbott Handerson 1849-1921  Search this
Greenough, Horatio 1805-1852  Search this
White, Nelson C  Search this
Rox, Henry  Search this
Barnes Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
10 Letters : written in ink, ball point, graphite, typewritter
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1941
1941-1970
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Busts  Search this
Runes  Search this
Local number:
FSA A2009.06 3
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
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The Brumbaugh Collection of Artist Letters
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_289805
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Self-Portrait

Artist:
Abram Lerner, American, b. New York City, 1913–2007  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
18 1/8 x 14 1/8 in. (46.0 x 35.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1956)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2997
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School:
American Realism (Mid-20th Century)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2997

Self-Portrait

Artist:
Raphael Soyer, American, b. Borisoglebsk, Russia, 1899–1987  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 1/8 X 16 1/8 IN. (51.0 X 40.8 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1963-1965)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4731
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School:
American Realism (Mid-20th Century)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_66.4731

Self-Portrait

Artist:
Raphael Soyer, American, b. Borisoglebsk, Russia, 1899–1987  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
SHEET: 19 1/4 X 14 7/8 IN. (48.8 X 37.7 CM.) IMAGE: 13 5/16 X 11 1/16 IN. (33.7 X 28.0 CM.)
Type:
Print
Date:
(1969)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the artist, 1974
Accession Number:
74.223
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School:
American Realism (Mid-20th Century)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_74.223

Self-Portrait

Artist:
Moses Soyer, American, b. Borisoglebsk, Russia, 1899–1974  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 x 13 in. (50.8 x 33 cm) image: 12 5/16 x 11 1/4 in. (31.3 x 28.6 cm)
Type:
Print
Date:
(n.d.)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of David Soyer, New York, 1978
Accession Number:
78.69
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School:
American Realism (Mid-20th Century)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_78.69

Self-Portrait

Artist:
Raphael Soyer, American, b. Borisoglebsk, Russia, 1899–1987  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
SHEET: 17 1/4 X 13 IN. (43.7 X 33.0 CM.) IMAGE: 10 1/8 X 8 1/4 IN. (25.6 X 20.9 CM.)
Type:
Print
Date:
(1967)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Raphael and Rebecca Soyer in Honor of the Museum's Founding Director, Abram Lerner, 1981
Accession Number:
81.100
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School:
American Realism (Mid-20th Century)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_81.100

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