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Henry Ernest Schnakenberg papers, 1905-1969

Creator:
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Subject:
Angel, John  Search this
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Barye, Antoine-Louis  Search this
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert  Search this
Billings, Henry  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Blume, Peter  Search this
Bouché, Louis  Search this
Brooks, Van Wyck  Search this
Buller, Audrey  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Catherwood, Frederick  Search this
Congdon, William  Search this
Day, Horace Talmage  Search this
Dows, Olin  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Etting, Emlen  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Faulkner, Barry  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
Goff, Lloyd Lozés  Search this
Guys, Constantin  Search this
Hardy, Thomas  Search this
Harnett, William Michael  Search this
Hartl, Léon  Search this
Homer, Winslow  Search this
Hoyt, Whitney Ford  Search this
Inness, George  Search this
Ivins, William Mills  Search this
Johnson, Eastman  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Laning, Edward  Search this
Lasker, Joe  Search this
Leighton, Clare  Search this
Locke, Charles  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole)  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Robus, Hugo  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer  Search this
Savery, Rockland  Search this
Schmidt, Katherine  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Sheeler, Charles  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros  Search this
Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Watson, Nan  Search this
Weisgard, Leonard  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
Topic:
Art, Prehistoric  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Etching  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9102
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211296
AAA_collcode_schnh
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211296

Henry Ernest Schnakenberg papers

Creator:
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Names:
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Angel, John, 1881-1960  Search this
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987  Search this
Barye, Antoine-Louis, 1796-1875  Search this
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Billings, Henry, 1901-  Search this
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988  Search this
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969  Search this
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963  Search this
Buller, Audrey, 1902-  Search this
Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Catherwood, Frederick  Search this
Congdon, William, 1912-  Search this
Day, Horace Talmage, 1909-1984  Search this
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Etting, Emlen, 1905-1993  Search this
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973  Search this
Faulkner, Barry, 1881-1966  Search this
Fiene, Ernest, 1894-  Search this
Goff, Lloyd Lozés, 1919-  Search this
Guys, Constantin, 1805-1892  Search this
Hardy, Thomas, 1921-  Search this
Harnett, William Michael, 1848-1892  Search this
Hartl, Léon, 1889-  Search this
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910  Search this
Hoyt, Whitney Ford, 1910-1980  Search this
Inness, George, 1825-1894  Search this
Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953  Search this
Laning, Edward, 1906-  Search this
Lasker, Joe  Search this
Leighton, Clare, 1899-  Search this
Locke, Charles, 1899-  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer, b. 1880  Search this
Savery, Rockland  Search this
Schmidt, Katherine, 1898-1978  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward, 1883-1962  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros, 1922-1997  Search this
Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam, 1819-1905  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972  Search this
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Watson, Nan, 1876-1966  Search this
Weisgard, Leonard, 1916-  Search this
Extent:
5.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1905-1969
Scope and Contents:
Photographs, correspondence, appointment books, etchings, a scrapbook, printed materials, writings, and posters.
REEL D113: Primarily letters received from artists, 1940s-50s; background material for Ft.Lee and Amsterdam (N.Y.) murals; and miscellaneous printed material and photographs.
Correspondents include John Angel, Artists Equity, Peggy Bacon, Gifford Beal, Henry Billings, Isabel Bishop, Peter Blume, Louis Bouche, Van Wyck Brooks, Audrey Buller, Paul Cadmus, Alexander Calder, William Congdon, Horace T. Day, Olin Dows, Marcel Duchamp, Emlen P. Etting, Philip Evergood, Barry Faulkner, Ernest Fiene, Leon Hartl, Whitney F. Hoyt, William M. Ivins, Jr., Lincoln E. Kirstein, Leon Kroll, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Edward Laning, Joseph L. Lasker, Clare Leighton, Charles W. Locke, Sanford B.D. Low, Luigi Lucioni, Reginald Marsh, Kenneth H. Miller, Nat'l Institute of Arts and Letters, Betty Parsons, Hugo Robus, Homer Saint-Gaudens, Katherine Schmidt, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Eugene Speicher, Theodoros Stamos, Franklin C. Watkins, Forbes and Nan Watson, and Leonard Weisgard.
REEL 847: Photographs, including 67 of Schnakenberg and friends, 1 of a portrait of him by Lloyd Goff, 95 of his oil paintings, 33 of his watercolors, 25 of his works in unidentified media, 29 of works by other artists, and 46 of pre-Columbian art from Central and South America. Among artists whose works are included are Antoine Louis Barye, Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Catherwood, Constantin Guys, Thomas Hardy, William Harnett, Winslow Homer, George Inness, Eastman Johnson, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Reginald Marsh, Rockland Savery, Theodoros Stamos, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait.
REELS 850-853: Biographical information; personal and business correspondence; 17 diaries, mainly about Schnakenberg's travels, 1905-1960; appointment calendars, 1963-1969; 70 etchings by Schnakenberg; a scrapbook containing clippings, catalogs, and other printed material; a book published by G. Alan Chidsey on Schnakenberg; clippings, catalogs, and announcements; papers relating to gifts and acquisitions of works of art; receipts for Schnakenberg paintings from C.W. Kraushaar Galleries; a 650-page typescript for a book "The Background of Painting" by Schnakenberg; and drafts of speeches.
UNMICROFILMED: Six World War I posters designed by Schnakenberg; Christmas cards from artists and other friends; printed material; and a photograph of Lloyd Goff, inscribed to Schnakenberg, in front of one of his paintings, 1939.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, etcher; Newton, Conn.
Provenance:
Material donated 1963-1971 by Schnakenberg and, after his death, by his estate.
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:
Etchers -- Connecticut -- Newton  Search this
Painters -- Connecticut -- Newton  Search this
Topic:
Art, Prehistoric  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Etching  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.schnh
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schnh

Hugo Robus papers, 1898-1967

Creator:
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964  Search this
Subject:
American National Exhibition  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Interviews
Topic:
Artists' studios -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9207
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211402
AAA_collcode_robuhugo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211402

Hugo Robus papers

Creator:
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964  Search this
Names:
American National Exhibition (1959 : Moscow, Russia)  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Interviews
Date:
1898-1967
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, printed material, photographs, diaries, financial material, a transcript of an interview, and blueprints.
REELS N705-N706: Biographical data, including a resume; letters to Robus, correspondence with foundries used to cast his sculpture, and award notices; records of loans to galleries; records of teaching appointments; customs and insurance documents, income tax returns and other financial data; and 2 exhibition catalogs.
UNMICROFILMED: A wedding announcement; award notices; records of teaching appointments; correspondence with his wife, Irene Bogart Chubb Robus, and business correspondence; Irene Robus's diaries, 1940-1958; financial data; blueprints and a building contract for a house; a photoengraved plate of Robus's sculpture; a scrapbook of essays written by Irene for the PLAIN DEALER, 1898-1900; clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, including a catalog from the American National Exhibition in Moscow, 1959, with an English translation; photographs of Robus in his studio and negatives of his sculpture; and a 31 p. transcript of an interview of Robus conducted by K. Osis, March 28, 1963.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; New York, N.Y. Died in 1964.
Provenance:
Material on reels N705-N706 lent for microfilming 1967 by Hugo Robus, Jr., Robus's son. Portions subsequently donated 1978-1982, with additional material by Mr. & Mrs. Hugo Robus, Jr., through Roberta Tarbell, who used the papers for her research on Robus.
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.
Topic:
Artists' studios -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.robuhugo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-robuhugo

Henry Botkin papers

Creator:
Botkin, Henry, 1896-1983  Search this
Names:
American Abstract Artists  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors  Search this
Gallery 256 (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986  Search this
Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-1975  Search this
Brice, Fanny  Search this
Brice, William, 1921-2008  Search this
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937  Search this
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-  Search this
Godowsky, Frances  Search this
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991  Search this
Hasegawa, Saburō, 1906-1957  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971  Search this
Laurent, Toinette Botkin  Search this
Mocsanyi, Paul  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Putnam, Wallace, 1899-1989  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964  Search this
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951  Search this
Shadbolt, Jack, 1909-  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970  Search this
Extent:
3.5 Linear feet ((on 10 microfilm reels))
4 sound tapes (7 & 5 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tapes
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Date:
1917-1979
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material (1945-1965), letters (1917-1979), notes (1950-1970), writings (1944-1970), business records (1927-1977), art works (1932-1964), subject files (1952-1955), scrapbook (1927-1939), printed material (1923-1977), and photographs (1922-1968) documenting Botkin's career and his friendship with George and Ira Gershwin and other entertainment and artistic figures.
Among the correspondents and subjects of photographs or letters are: George and Ira Gershwin, their sister Frances Godowsky, Botkin's brother Benjamin, Botkin's daughter Toinette Botkin Laurent, and grandson Alexander Laurent, composer Harold Arlen, Fanny Brice and her son William Brice, artists Chaim Gross, Saburo Hasegawa, Hans Hofmann, Karl Knaths, Paul Manship, Paul Mocsanyi, Robert Motherwell, Louise Nevelson, Barnett Newman, Pablo Picasso, Wallace Putnam, Abrahmam Rattner, Hugo Robus, Arnold Schoenberg, Jack Shadbolt, John Von Wicht, and Abraham Walkowitz. Also included are photographs of Botkin's studio, night picnic in Provincetown attended by many artists; and material relating to American Abstract Artists, New School Art Center, Provincetown Art Association, and the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors. [See Finding Aid for information on location of items on the microfilm].
UNMICROFILMED: 3 untranscribed interviews of Botkin, 1 done for the "Today" show, NBC, June 4, 1965; 1 for Colette Roberts "Meet the Artist" Program, undated, and 1 by an unidentified interviewer. Also included is an untranscribed monologue, Oct. 11, 1970.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass. Born in Boston and attended art schools there from 1913-1917. From 1917-1920, he attended the Art Students League and was employed as an illustrator for prominent magazines until 1929. Traveling abroad between 1926 and 1933, he attained his first one-man show in 1927 at the Billiet Galleries in Paris. Through his cousin, composer George Gershwin, Botkin became acquainted with people active in the performing arts, such as Harold Arlen, Fanny Brice, Harry Kurnitz, and Bert Lahr. Botkin was also involved in the American Abstract Artists, Artists Equity Association, Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, and Gallery 256 in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Related Materials:
Henry Botkin papers also at Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Donated 1969-1982 by Henry Botkin and by his son Glenn and his assistant Rene Barilleaux. Many items were returned to Botkin after microfilming.
Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy. Use of untranscribed tapes requires an appointment at the Washington, D.C. office.
Occupation:
Composers  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.botkhenr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-botkhenr

Henry Botkin papers, 1917-1979

Creator:
Botkin, Henry, 1896-1983  Search this
Subject:
Arlen, Harold  Search this
Botkin, Benjamin Albert  Search this
Brice, Fanny  Search this
Brice, William  Search this
Gershwin, George  Search this
Gershwin, Ira  Search this
Godowsky, Frances  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Hasegawa, Saburō  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Laurent, Toinette Botkin  Search this
Mocsanyi, Paul  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Putnam, Wallace  Search this
Schoenberg, Arnold  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Shadbolt, Jack  Search this
Von Wicht, John  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Robus, Hugo  Search this
American Abstract Artists  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors  Search this
Gallery 256 (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Artists' studios -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7456
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209614
AAA_collcode_botkhenr
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209614

The Brumbaugh Collection of Artist Letters

Creator:
Brumbaugh, Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle), 1921-  Search this
Names:
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956  Search this
Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941  Search this
Cloar, Carroll  Search this
Dewing, M. O. (Maria Oakey), 1855-1927  Search this
Faulkner, Barry, 1881-1966  Search this
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866  Search this
Healey, George.  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
Lassaw, Ibram, 1913-2003  Search this
Moser, James Henry, 1854-1913  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
Soyer, Isaac, 1902-1981  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward, 1883-1962  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892  Search this
Extent:
73 Items (Letters, written in ink, ball point, graphite, typewriter)
26 Items (Stamps)
3 Items (Photographs)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Place:
USA -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Date:
1831-1979
Scope and Contents:
This collection is an amalgamation of letters written and recieved by prominent figures in 19th and 20th century American Art. Included in the collection is a significant portion of letters from Abbott Thayer to correspondents from his circle of family, friends and art world figures such as Maria Oakey Dewing and Samuel Coleman.
Arrangement:
Organized alphabetically by author.
Biographical / Historical:
Beginning in his youth Thomas Brumbaugh collected autographed correspondence. Mr. Brumbaugh's collecting instincts resulted in a unique collaborative collection providing a glimpse into the lives of a variety of 19th and 20th century American artists, such as Abbott Thayer. Brumbaugh was a professor of fine arts at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and author of many articles on American art and artists.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2009.06
Other Archival Materials:
Thomas B. Brumbaugh research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists, 1876-1994 (bulk 1960s-1994); Also located at Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 19th century
Correspondence -- 20th century
Identifier:
FSA.A2009.06
See more items in:
The Brumbaugh Collection of Artist Letters
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2009-06
Online Media:

Hugo Robus working on a sculpture

Photographer:
Horn, Pinchos  Search this
Subject:
Robus, Hugo  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
193-?
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Sculpting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2351
See more items in:
Sculptors Guild records, 1936-1979
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2351
Online Media:

Tirca Karlis Gallery records, 1927-1980

Creator:
Tirca Karlis Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Subject:
Robus, Hugo  Search this
Cohen, Tirca Karlis  Search this
Burliuk, David  Search this
Avery, Sally  Search this
Grosz, George  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8563
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210742
AAA_collcode_tirckarl
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210742

[Hugo Robus sculpture] [graphic] / Carroll Siskind [photographer], 1944-1958

Creator:
Siskind, Carroll  Search this
Subject:
Robus, Hugo  Search this
Kanaga, Consuelo  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American -- Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6593
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215897
AAA_collcode_siskcarr
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215897

Tirca Karlis Gallery records

Creator:
Tirca Karlis Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Names:
Avery, Sally  Search this
Burliuk, David, 1882-1967  Search this
Cohen, Tirca Karlis  Search this
Grosz, George, 1893-1959  Search this
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1927-1980
Scope and Contents:
Biographical information on Tirca Karlis, founder of the gallery; correspondence with artists, buyers, galleries and museums; artists' resumes; consignment, purchase, and return receipts; invoices, sales ledgers, clippings; printed material; guest books; photographs of Karlis, her family, the gallery, and works of art; and miscellaneous printed materials. Notable correspondents include George Grosz, David Burliuk, Hugo Robus, and Sally Avery (Mrs. Milton).
Biographical / Historical:
Tirca Karlis Gallery (est. 1920s-) was a commercial art gallery in Provincetown, Mass. The gallery was founded by Tirca Karlis Cohen and upon her death it passed to the hands of her son and heir, Aaron Cohen.
Provenance:
Donated 1981-1982 by Aaron Cohen, son and present owner of Tirca Karlis Cohen who founded the Tirca Karlis Gallery. Five additional items donated 2014 by Matthew Weseley.
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.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown
Citation:
Tirca Karlis Gallery records. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.tirckarl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tirckarl

[Hugo Robus sculpture] [graphic] / Carroll Siskind [photographer]

Photographer:
Siskind, Carroll  Search this
Kanaga, Consuelo, 1894-  Search this
Names:
Robus, Hugo, 1885-1964  Search this
Extent:
56 Items (photonegatives, b&w, 4 x 5 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1944-1958
Scope and Contents:
Fifty-three negatives of 31 sculptures by Hugo Robus, ca. 1944-1958 taken by Siskind. In addition, there are one of Robus' "Maternal," 1930, photographed by Consuelo Kanaga; and two of Robus' "Girl Holding Vase No Head," undated, by an unknown photographer.
Biographical / Historical:
Siskind was Robus' photographer in the 1940's and 1950's.
Provenance:
Donated 1995 by Carroll Siskind.
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:
Photographers  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.siskcarr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-siskcarr

Torso in Flight

Artist:
Hugo Robus, born Cleveland, OH 1885-died New York City 1964  Search this
Founder:
Fonderia Nicci, founded 1907  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 26 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (40.0 x 67.0 x 16.3 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
ca. 1952, cast 1956
Topic:
Equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Sol and Josephine Levitt
Object number:
1992.74
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e0eac95f-2c5c-48d4-8571-1ab7f4c3a70f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.74

Girl Reading

Artist:
Hugo Robus, born Cleveland, OH 1885-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
16 1/2 x 22 x 15 5/8 in. (41.9 x 56.0 x 39.8 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1929
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Figure female\waist length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of International Business Machines Corporation
Object number:
1966.27.5
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/vk74802eb49-65f7-4bca-9c48-cdba0cfbd618
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.27.5

Water Carrier

Artist:
Hugo Robus, born Cleveland, OH 1885-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
bronze on wood base
Dimensions:
38 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (97.3 x 20.0 x 30.3 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1956
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Occupation\domestic\water carrier  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Hugo Robus, Jr. in memory of his father
Object number:
1968.135
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, W310
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77e9b6a19-8c03-44ba-8d24-f1fed1d4d439
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.135

Landscape

Artist:
Hugo Robus, born Cleveland, OH 1885-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Landscape\road  Search this
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\season\summer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mariana Howes
Object number:
1978.140
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72bb4520e-746c-43d4-977d-54eb2b5810e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.140

Backyards

Artist:
Hugo Robus, born Cleveland, OH 1885-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on fiberglass
Dimensions:
26 x 31 7/8 in. (66.0 x 80.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Cityscape\town  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Robus, Jr.
Object number:
1978.153.1
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fcf176ae-b4a7-4636-8be9-6aee571da9ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.153.1

Train in Motion

Artist:
Hugo Robus, born Cleveland, OH 1885-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on fiberglass
Dimensions:
26 1/4 x 32 1/8 in. (66.8 x 81.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Travel\land\train  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Robus, Jr.
Object number:
1978.153.2
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 33B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f8613957-4226-45c5-8fad-f81998426ca0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.153.2

Study for Lamp Base

Artist:
Hugo Robus, born Cleveland, OH 1885-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Study  Search this
Figure female\waist length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo E. Robus, Jr.
Object number:
1979.89.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d1b41d55-045e-44e4-b5e1-9476d28ce940
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.89.1

Untitled

Artist:
Hugo Robus, born Cleveland, OH 1885-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
charcoal on paper
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo E. Robus, Jr.
Object number:
1979.89.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b8f6762f-75e5-4d23-97fe-d24090fc8c56
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.89.10

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