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Elbridge Gerry Monument, (sculpture)

Carver:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Frazee, William
Medium:
Sculpture: marble; Base sandstone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, S.E Washington District of Columbia 20003
Located Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, S.E Northeast section, range 29, sites 9-10 Washington District of Columbia 20003
Date:
Installed 1823
Topic:
Homage--Gerry, Elbridge
Object--Other--Vase
Allegory--Element--Fire
Architecture--Detail--Balcony
Control number:
IAS 76006148
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Goode, James M., "The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., A Comprehensive Historical Guide," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, pg. 91-92
Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey, 1993
Goode, James M., "Washington Sculpture: A Cultural History of Outdoor Sculpture in the Nation's Capitol," Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008, no. 1.42
Summary:
A short pyramid topped with a low balustrade, an urn, and a flame. The pyramid is adorned with inscriptions and architectural detailing. The sculpture rests on a low, square base
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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John Frazee, 1790-1852 [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Joseph Story (1779-1845), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Subject:
Story, Joseph
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Boston Athenaeum 10 1/2 Beacon Street Boston Massachusetts 02108
Date:
1834
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Occupation--Law
Control number:
IAS 77000031
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Whitehall, Walter Muir, "Portrait Busts in the Library of the Boston Athenaeum," Antiques, June 1973, pg.1141-1156
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Nathaniel Prime, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Subject:
Prime, Nathaniel
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery 8th & F Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: NPG.84.72
Date:
1832
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Control number:
IAS 08650123
Notes:
"National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Collection Illustrated Checklist," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Instit. Press, 1987
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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William Leggett, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Subject:
Leggett, William
Medium:
Sculpture: marble or granite; Base: marble or granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Obelisk
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Trinity St. Paul's Episcopal Church Huguenot Street Cemetery New Rochelle New York
Date:
Commissioned 1839. Installed 1840
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Occupation--Writer--Journalist
Object--Musical Instrument--Lyre
Control number:
IAS NY001710
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994
Summary:
Obelisk which stands on a square base bears a bas-relief bust of William Leggett. The figure is seen in proper left profile and is encircled within a wreath. There is a bas-relief of a lyre near the top of the obelisk
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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John Frazee

Artist:
John Frazee, 18 Jul 1790 - 24 Feb 1852
Sitter:
John Frazee, 18 Jul 1790 - 24 Feb 1852
Medium:
Plaster
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1827
Topic:
John Frazee: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: National Academy of Design
Object number:
33-S-1
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery
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John Frazee

Artist:
John Frazee, 18 Jul 1790 - 24 Feb 1852
Sitter:
John Frazee, 18 Jul 1790 - 24 Feb 1852
Medium:
Bronze [with black patina]
Dimensions:
58cm x 28cm x 26cm (22 13/16" x 11" x 10 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
Execution 1827; sand cast in 1905
Topic:
Self-portrait
John Frazee: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1905.4 PAFA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery
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Thomas Handasyd Perkins (1764-1854), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Subject:
Perkins, Thomas Handasyn
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Boston Athenaeum 10 1/2 Beacon Street Boston Massachusetts 02108
Date:
Carved in 1834
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Occupation--Other--Businessman
Control number:
IAS 77000028
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Whitehall, Walter Muir, "Portrait Busts in the Library of the Boston Athenaeum," Antiques, June 1973, pg.1141-1156
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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John Frazee

Artist:
Henry Colton Shumway, 1807 - 1884
Sitter:
John Frazee, 18 Jul 1790 - 24 Feb 1852
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
6.3cm x 5cm (2 1/2" x 1 15/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1834
Topic:
None
Miniature
John Frazee: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1934.13.2 PAFA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery
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John Frazee

Artist:
Asher Brown Durand, 21 Aug 1796 - 17 Sep 1886
Sitter:
John Frazee, 18 Jul 1790 - 24 Feb 1852
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2 x 60.9cm (30 x 24")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1825
Topic:
Printed Material\Document
Clothing & Apparel\Robe
John Frazee: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: Stephen C. Millett, Jr.
Object number:
PC990827
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery
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John Frazee (a Self-Portrait), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Subject:
Frazee, John
Medium:
Plaster
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
National Academy of Design 1083 Fifth Avenue New York New York 10128
Date:
1827
Topic:
Portrait male--Self Portrait
Portrait male--Head
Occupation--Art--Sculptor
Control number:
IAS 36270072
Notes:
National Academy of Design, 1988
Dearinger, David B., ed., "Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of the National Academy of Design, Volume I, 1826-1925," New York, NY: Hudson Hills Press, (National Academy of Design), 2004, pg. 206
Summary:
Self-portrait of John Frazee with his head turned to the left
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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John Frazee (1790-1852), (painting)

Painter:
Shumway, Henry Colton 1807-1884
Subject:
Frazee, John
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Art--Artist
Control number:
IAP 46120761
Notes:
Owner, 1974
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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John Frazee (1790-1852), (painting)

Painter:
Durand, Asher B. 1796-1886
Subject:
Frazee, John
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1823
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length
Occupation--Art--Artist
Control number:
IAP 80110002
Notes:
"A. B. Durand 1796-1886," Montclair, NJ: Montclair Art Museum, 1971, no. 11
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Frazee Memorial, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Medium:
Sculpture: marble; Base: limestone, marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures-Decorative arts
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Borough of South River Borough Clerk 64-66 Main Street South River New Jersey
Located Old School Baptist Cemetery War Memorial Building, 64-66 Main Street South River New Jersey
Date:
Ca. 1832
Topic:
Homage--Frazee, Jane
Object--Other--Vase
Control number:
IAS NJ000563
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Jersey survey, 1996
Summary:
Marble urn and base set on a limestone slab. The sculpture is surrounded by an iron picket fence
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Thomas Paine, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
MacDonald, James Wilson Alexander 1824-1908
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Henderson, John
Subject:
Paine, Thomas
Medium:
Bust: bronze; Pedestal: marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of New Rochelle Department of Public Works 515 North Avenue New Rochelle New York 10804
Located North Avenue at junction of Paine Avenue, between Thomas Paine Museum and Thomas Paine Cottage New Rochelle New York
Date:
Dedicated Nov. 12, 1839. Rededicated May 30, 1881. Bronze bust: 1898; Dedicated May 30, 1899. Relocated 1905
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Occupation--Political
Occupation--Writer
Occupation--Other--Reformer
Literature--Paine--Age of Reason
Literature--Paine--Common Sense
Literature--Paine--Crisis
Literature--Paine--Rights of Man
Control number:
IAS NY001944
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, NY5070, 1989
Monumental News, June 1900, pg. 342
Summary:
Bust of Thomas Paine stands atop a tapered pedestal with a decorative cap. The figure has long hair and wears a Colonial period coat and ruffled shirt. There is a relief bust of Paine on the front of the pedestal. He is in profile and is encircled by a wreath
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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John Frazee, American sculptor / by Henry B. Caldwell

Author:
Caldwell, Henry B
Subject:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Physical description:
115 leaves, 20 leaves of plates : ill
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
1951
[1951]
Call number:
N40.1.F845 C14 1983a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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From artisan to artist : John Frazee and the politics of culture in antebellum America / by Linda Hyman

Author:
Hyman, Linda
Subject:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Physical description:
ix, 288 leaves : ill
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
1978
Topic:
Portrait sculpture, American
Call number:
N40.1.F845 H9 1978a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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John Burnet Frazee of Newark, New Jersey, (painting)

Painter:
Brewster, Charlotte L.
Subject:
Frazee, John Burnet
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1900/10
Topic:
Portrait male
Control number:
IAP 53730004
Notes:
Vermont Historical Society Iap Survey, 1978
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Self-Portrait, (sculpture)

John Frazee, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Frazee, John 1790-1852
Subject:
Frazee, John
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Date:
Cast 1905
Topic:
Portrait male--Self Portrait
Occupation--Art--Sculptor
Control number:
IAS 77001424
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1989
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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John Marshall

Artist:
John Frazee, 18 Jul 1790 - 24 Feb 1852
Sitter:
John Marshall, 24 Sep 1755 - 6 Jul 1835
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1837
Topic:
John Marshall: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Marshall: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
John Marshall: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\US Supreme Court Justice\Chief Justice of US
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: New York City Hall
Object number:
NY900432
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery
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