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George Demont Otis papers, 1931-1974

Creator:
Otis, George Demont, 1879-1962  Search this
Subject:
Hartley, Grace  Search this
Nixon, Pat  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6980
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209109
AAA_collcode_otisgeor
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209109

Vera Michels papers, 1920-1965

Creator:
Michels, Vera, 1894-1990  Search this
Subject:
Otis, George Demont  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7985
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210154
AAA_collcode_michvera
Theme:
Women
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210154

George D. Roberts papers relating to George Demont Otis, 1975

Creator:
Roberts, George D.  Search this
Subject:
Otis, George Demont  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8338
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210510
AAA_collcode_robegeor
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210510

Walter Rivers writings, 1937-1938

Creator:
Rivers, Walter, 1914-1999  Search this
Subject:
Otis, George Demont  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8456
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210632
AAA_collcode_rivewalt
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210632

George D. Roberts papers relating to George Demont Otis

Creator:
Roberts, George D.  Search this
Names:
Otis, George Demont, 1879-1962  Search this
Extent:
7 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents:
6 letters and one 12-page draft for "Preface to Otis Reminiscences," all of which concern a projected biography of Otis.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, writer; Palo Alto, Calif. Otis was a painter and teacher, Kentfield, Calif.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by George D. Roberts.
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:
Painters -- California  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.robegeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-robegeor

Walter Rivers writings

Creator:
Rivers, Walter  Search this
Names:
Otis, George Demont, 1879-1962  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1938
Scope and Contents:
2 notebooks, "Landscape Painting, Volumes 1 and 2," from classes with George Demont Otis.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Larkspur, Calif.
Provenance:
Donated 1977 by Walter Rivers.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- Larkspur  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.rivewalt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rivewalt

George Demont Otis papers

Creator:
Otis, George Demont, 1879-1962  Search this
Names:
Hartley, Grace, 1905-  Search this
Nixon, Pat, 1912-1993  Search this
Extent:
172 Items ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1931-1974
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; photographs; writings; printed material; miscellaneous papers regarding Otis and his work collected by his niece, Grace J. Hartley.
REEL 266: Correspondence, biographical material, poetry, notes on Southwest Indians, lists of paintings, photographs of Otis and his work, sketchbooks, clippings, catalogs, announcements, and miscellaneous papers.
REEL 2813: Seven photographs of Otis' works; clippings; a biographical sketch, 1948; letters, 1973-1974; and exhibition announcements, 1974.
UNMICROFILMED: Photocopies of letters, clippings, announcements, and resum├ęs. Included is a letter from Patricia Nixon to Hartley thanking her for a painting by Otis.
Biographical / Historical:
Landscape painter and teacher; San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, California. Specialized in paintings of Indians.
Provenance:
Material on reel 266 lent for microfilming by Otis' neice Grace Hartley in 1971; she donated additonal material in 1974.
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:
Painters -- California  Search this
Art teachers -- California  Search this
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.otisgeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-otisgeor

Vera Michels papers

Creator:
Michels, Vera, 1894-1990  Search this
Names:
Otis, George Demont, 1879-1962  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1920-1965
Scope and Contents:
Three notebooks from George Demont Otis' art classes, 1935-1938; copies of two works of art by Otis; three sketches by Michels; and photographs of several works of art by Michels.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, Greenbrae, California. Studied under George Demont Otis.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by Vera Michels.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- Greenbrae  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.michvera
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-michvera

In Purple and Gold

Artist:
George Demont Otis, born Memphis, TN 1879-died Kentfield, CA 1962  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
23 3/4 x 29 7/8 in. (60.2 x 76.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1937
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\road  Search this
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\season\summer  Search this
Landscape\California\Marin County  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Grace Hartley
Object number:
1982.131
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bafd8f9c-d476-4aac-a41c-3a8035aa3d32
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1982.131

Lucas Valley, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Date:
Spring 1935
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Figure male  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Fishing  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438783

High on a Windy Hill, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Tree  Search this
Landscape--Weather--Cloud  Search this
Landscape--Weather--Wind  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438784

Rattlesnake Creek, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Topic:
Landscape--California--Montecito  Search this
Landscape--River--Rattlesnake Creek  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438785

Racoon Straits, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Date:
1941
Topic:
Landscape--California--Belvedere  Search this
Landscape--California--Tiburon  Search this
Landscape--California--Angel Island  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438797

Cabin at Morro Bay, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Date:
1925
Topic:
Landscape--California--Morro Bay  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Cottage  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438798

Spring Valley Lake, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Lake--Spring Valley Lake  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438799

Autumn Day on the Marsh, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Date:
1939
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Marsh  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438800

Mexican Shack, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Date:
1930
Topic:
Landscape--Mexico  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170008
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438801

Toward the Sea, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Date:
1934
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438802

Slide Ranch, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438803

Their Last Gay Raiment, (painting)

Painter:
Otis, George Demont 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Demont Otis Foundation Sacramento California
Date:
1926
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E170011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_438804

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