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Creator:
Viele, Chase  Search this
Names:
Beard, W. H. (William Holbrook), 1824-1900  Search this
Le Clear, Thomas, 1818-1882  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Sellstedt, Lars Gustaf, 1819-1911  Search this
Extent:
300 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1957-1961
Scope and Contents:
Viele's research material on Thomas Le Clear, consisting of letters, printed material, notes, and photographs.
REEL 3480: Research material on Thomas Le Clear, including photocopies of letters received from institutions, dealers, and private owners of Le Clear's paintings; 2 letters to E.P. Richardson, 1959 and 1961; and a 30-page typescript of an article, later published as "Buffalo's Contribution to Mid-19th Century American Romantic Painting," containing information on Le Clear, William H. Beard, and Lars G. Sellstedt.
REEL BV1: Correspondence with art institutions; notes; lists of paintings; a clipping; and a photograph of Le Clear's painting "Two Children."
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian; Buffalo, New York. Le Clear was a painter, Buffalo, New York.
Provenance:
Material on reel BV1 lent for microfilming by Viele, 1958. Material on reel 3480 donated by Viele, 1961.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art historians -- New York (State) -- Buffalo  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- Buffalo  Search this
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- Buffalo  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.vielchas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-vielchas