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Austin Purves estate papers relating to Maxfield Parrish, 1953

Catalog Data

Creator:
Purves, Austin, 1900-1977  Search this
Subject:
Parrish, Maxfield  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
31 Items
Access Note / Rights:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
A list and photographs of 30 paintings by the artist Maxfield Parrish collected by Purves, created by the trustees of the Betsy Purves (Mrs. Austin Purves) estate.
Citation:
Austin Purves estate papers relating to Maxfield Parrish, 1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel D169 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Art collector; Philadelphia, Pa. Purves collected paintings by Maxfield Parrish during 1908-1914. The paintings were executed between 1906-1913. Parrish and Purves were close friends.
Language Note:
Undetermined .
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by the Vose Galleries who most likely acquired this collection through an estate sale. The original collection was forty items which was reduced when the heirs of Besty Purves auctioned off some of the paintings.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6551
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215827
AAA_collcode_purvaust
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215827