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María Brito sketchbooks, 1980-1993

Creator:
Brito, María Cristina, 1947-  Search this
Brito, María Cristina, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Brito, Maria  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Cuban American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Women  Search this
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Audio - Visual  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5437
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215953
AAA_collcode_britmari
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Audio - Visual
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215953

María Brito sketchbooks

Creator:
Brito, Maria, 1947-  Search this
Names:
Brito, Maria, 1947- -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Search this
Extent:
4 Volumes ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Sketchbooks
Date:
1980-1993
Scope and Contents:
Four sketchbooks, 1980-1983, 1983-1989, 1989-1993, and undated, containing drawings and notes.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Miami, Fla. Born in Havana, Cuba.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1996 by María Brito.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Installation artists -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Cuban American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.britmari
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-britmari

Niles Spencer papers, 1826-1972, bulk 1900-1961

Creator:
Spencer, Niles, 1893-1952  Search this
Spencer, Niles, 1893-1952  Search this
Subject:
Madrazo, José de  Search this
Naylor, Charles  Search this
Watson, Ernest William  Search this
Alamán, Lucas  Search this
Chidsey, G. Alan  Search this
Meyer, Henry  Search this
Smith, H. I.  Search this
Spencer, Henry L.  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Industries in art  Search this
Precisionism  Search this
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7240
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209386
AAA_collcode_spennile
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209386

Arcangelo Cascieri papers, 1902-1982

Creator:
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Subject:
Alter, John F.  Search this
Cascieri, Arcangelo  Search this
Boston Architectural Center  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Church decoration and ornament  Search this
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Audio - Visual  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8317
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210489
AAA_collcode_cascarca
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210489

Henry Rodman Kenyon papers, 1883-1958

Creator:
Kenyon, Henry Rodman, 1861-1926  Search this
Kenyon, Henry Rodman, 1861-1926  Search this
Subject:
Dow, Arthur W. (Arthur Wesley)  Search this
Selden, Charles A.  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11012
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214988
AAA_collcode_kenyhenr
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214988

Niles Spencer papers

Creator:
Spencer, Niles, 1893-1952  Search this
Names:
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Alamán, Lucas, 1792-1853  Search this
Chidsey, G. Alan  Search this
Madrazo, José de, 1781-1859  Search this
Meyer, Henry, 1783-1847  Search this
Naylor, Charles, 1806-1872  Search this
Smith, H. I.  Search this
Spencer, Henry L.  Search this
Watson, Ernest William, 1884-1969  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Culture:
Self-portraits  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1826-1972
bulk 1900-1961
Scope and Contents:
Sketches and drawings by Spencer, and art work by others; printed material on Spencer; printed material and a few photographs used as source material for paintings; photographs of Spencer's work; personal photographs including one of Spencer; and a few letters.
REEL 3948: Fourteen drawings and preparatory sketches, undated; and a clipping, 1939.
REEL 4793: Art work by Spencer includes a poster design done while a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, 1912, a self-portrait in pencil and ink, a pen and ink drawing of Abraham Lincoln, and nine pencil and ink drawings after Cezanne, Daumier, Matisse and Picasso; art work by others includes a charcoal sketch of Spencer by H.I. Smith, 2 watercolors by Spencer's father, Henry, 1900, and an engraving by Henry Hoppner Meyer, 1826, of Mexican statesman Lucas Alaman, inscribed by Alaman to Charles Naylor, 1848.
Also included are letters and two vol. of printed material on Spencer, compiled by book designer G. Alan Chidsey and presented to the family upon Spencer's death in 1952. Other printed material includes clippings, 1939-1961; an interview of Spencer conducted by Ernest Watson in American Artists Magazine, 1944; a press release for Spencer's 1954 retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art; and four exhibition catalogs, including one for a Cezanne exhibition at Montross Gallery, 1916, containing a pencil sketch by Spencer on the back, and one for a Spencer exhibition at the Washburn Gallery, 1972.
Photographs are of industrial landscapes (4), probably used as source material for paintings, paintings by Spencer (16), and by others (4). A file on Slater Mill, owned by the Spencer family, containing an historical account and a photograph, 1972, is also included.
UNMICROFILMED: Clippings regarding art works by others, including two oversize reproductions of works by Cezanne, ca. 1930; and miscellaneous clippings featuring photographs of industrial sites and architecture, c.1920-1930.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; New York, N.Y. Associated with the Precisionist school of painting.
Provenance:
Donated 1977 and 1989 by Brett Harrington, nephew of Niles Spencer's wife.
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:
Landscape painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Industries in art  Search this
Precisionism  Search this
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.spennile
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-spennile

Wayne Thiebaud papers

Creator:
Thiebaud, Wayne  Search this
Names:
University of California, Davis. Art Dept. -- Faculty  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sketches
Cartoons (humorous images)
Photographs
Date:
1944-2001
Summary:
The papers of Sacramento painter, printmaker, and teacher Wayne Thiebaud date from 1944 through 2001 and measure 1.0 linear foot. Thiebaud's prolific painting career is documented in this collection mostly through exhibition catalogs, printed materials, original artwork, photographs, and ephemera. His career as an art professor at the University of California at Davis is documented to a lesser extent.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of Sacramento painter, printmaker, and teacher Wayne Thiebaud date from 1944 through 2001 and measure one linear foot. Thiebaud's prolific painting career is documented in this collection mostly through exhibition catalogs, printed materials, original artwork, photographs, and ephemera. His career as an art professor at the University of California at Davis is documented to a lesser extent.

Of particular interest in the collection are ten large format sketchbook pages with numerous ink, graphite, and watercolor drawings of his typical imagery of pies, cakes, tie racks, San Francisco street scenes, Sacramento Delta landscapes, many figures, storefronts, counters, and personal notations regarding color, light, and ideas for the transformation of his imagery. There are also ten smaller cartoon drawings in ink on plain copy paper. In addition to several folders of exhibition catalogs, announcements, and other printed material, there is one folder of teaching notes and one folder of photographs, many of which include other artists, such as Chuck Close, Richard Diebenkorn, Richard Estes, Gregory Kondos, Roy Lichtenstein, Barnett Newman, Claes Oldenburg, Philip Pearlstein, Mel Ramos, Harold Rosenberg, and others. Also found are ephemera items, including a collectible watch with his imagery printed onto the face and band, a palette, brushes, and plastic lids from tennis ball containers used for mixing paints.
Arrangement:
The Wayne Thiebaud papers are arranged as five series.

Series 1: Printed Material, 1965-2001, undated (Box 1-2; 12 folders)

Series 2: Writings, 1981, 2001, undated (Box 2; 1 folder)

Series 3: Photographs, 1944-1990, undated (Box 2; 1 folder)

Series 4: Original artwork, undated (Box 2, OV3; 1 folder, 1 oversize folder)

Series 5: Original artwork, undated (Box 2, OV3; 1 folder, 1 oversize folder)
Biographical Note:
Wayne Thiebaud was born in Mesa, Arizona in 1920 and raised in Long Beach, California. After graduating high school, he worked as a free-lance cartoonist, commercial artist, and stage technician. He later landed a job at the Walt Disney studios as an 'in-betweener' filling in individual film frames started by animators. Thiebaud joined the Air Force in 1942 where he painted murals and began to create cartoons and illustrations.

After his service in the war, Thiebaud went to California State College in Sacramento to study art and art history. His work remained figurative but gained a conceptual dimension as he read, studied, taught, and exhibited a great deal in Northern California. During the late 1950s, Thiebaud spent time in New York City with artists such as Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Barnett Newman and other painters of their generation.

Thiebaud's work found its national audience in 1962 with his first exhibition, Wayne Thiebaud: Recent Paintings, at the Allan Stone Gallery in New York and his participation in the "New Realists" exhibition at the Sidney Janis Gallery during the same New York season. In that memorable year, when Pop Art burst upon the American cultural scene, Thiebaud's more painterly images of food and other familiar objects found an audience that has grown with each passing decade. Thiebaud's exhibition of store counters, suburban consumers, tie racks, cakes and pies seemed to comment upon American consumer culture as did his New York contemporaries. However, his thickly painted strangely illuminated forms had a pathos and a humor that was seldom found in Pop Art. Thiebaud's roots were more likely in the urban melancholy of Edward Hopper and the robust painterly style of Willem de Kooning.

Wayne Thiebaud has served as faculty member of the art department at the University of California at Davis for more than thirty years. At this writing, he lives and works in Sacramento, California while also maintaining a studio in San Francisco. He is still affiliated with the Allan Stone Gallery. Thiebaud's work is currently found in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. His recent 2000-2001 retrospective exhibition organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, traveled the nation to critical acclaim and great interest from the general public.
Provenance:
Wayne Thiebaud donated his papers in 2001 to the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art teachers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sketches
Cartoons (humorous images)
Photographs
Citation:
Wayne Thiebaud papers, 1944-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.thiewayn
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Wayne Thiebaud papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Arcangelo Cascieri papers

Creator:
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Names:
Boston Architectural Center  Search this
Alter, John F., d. 1973  Search this
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet
2 Items (rolled docs)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1902-1982
Scope and Contents:
The majority of the collection consists of project files, ca. 1932-1981, containing correspondence, sketches and printed material from Cascieri's many commissions of church sculptures. Also found are Cascieri's pencil studies as a student, ca. 1930's, sketches from his projects, and miscellaneous drawings.
The remainder consists of a resume, ca. 1970, general correspondence, ca. 1935-1982, legal papers, 1977, clippings, ca. 1930's-1980's,and printed material, ca. 1952-1967 and undated. Several association files containing annual reports, minutes of meetings, scattered correspondence, printed material and miscellany are found for Boston Architectural Center, 1935-1969, American Institute of Architects, ca. 1962-1969, Research and Design Institute, ca. 1966-1967, and Architectural League of New York, ca. 1966-1967. Also found are files on Cascieri's talks and lectures, ca. 1961-1981; a file on architect John F. Alter, 1955-1973; writings about Cascieri; and photographs of works of art and architecture, ca. 1920's, 1942 and undated.
Arrangement:
Project Files: arranged alphabetically by location by state, there under by city.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, educator and administrator at the Boston Architectural Center (BAC); Boston, Mass. Cascieri died Jan. 14, 1997.
Provenance:
Donated 1980-1982 by Arcangelo Cascieri.
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:
Art teachers -- Massachusetts  Search this
Sculptors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Church decoration and ornament  Search this
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.cascarca
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cascarca

Henry Rodman Kenyon papers

Creator:
Kenyon, Henry Rodman, 1861-1926  Search this
Names:
Dow, Arthur W. (Arthur Wesley), 1857-1922  Search this
Selden, Charles A., 1870-1949  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Date:
1883-1958
Scope and Contents:
Biographical data, letters, notes and writings, numerous sketches, sketchbooks, photographs, and printed material.
Included are: letters from galleries, purchasers of work, museums, friends and colleagues, among them Arthur Wesley Dow and Charles Selden; posthumous correspondence from Mrs. Kenyon and her executrix; miscellaneous notes; bills; a poem, "Scituate Wharves"; an American Federation of Arts exhibition list; a quote about Dow, 1923; and handwritten information about Kenyon's funeral. Also numerous sketches, some annotated, received in random order. Some are dated; others, drawn on envelopes or scraps of paper, were given dates based on postmarks or dated printed material. Undated sketches have been organized into the following categories: animals, boats, houses, nudes and faces, outdoor scenes, and miscellaneous subjects.
Also included are 18 sketchbooks containing sketches of Etaples and Concarneau (France), Holland, Venice, Pont Aven (Brittany), Ipswich, Mass., and unidentified locations; photographs of Kenyon, his wife and others, his Paris studio, a 1926 exhibition of his work, his Ipswich house, and a painting, inscribed by Robert W. Wickenden; exhibition catalogs, 1913-1926; a menu; a picture postcard of Kenyon's summer house in Wilton, N.H.; an admission card for varnishing day at the National Academy of Design; and clippings about an exhibition and Kenyon's burial.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Ipswich, Mass. Studied painting in Paris throughout the 1880s where he met teacher and painter Arthur Wesley Dow. Settled in Ipswich, Mass. where Dow lived and ran a summer art school.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1992 by Childs Gallery. The gallery owns paintings by Kenyon and received the papers from his heirs.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Ipswich  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.kenyhenr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kenyhenr

Color proof study for Ben Shahn's Epis

Creator:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1969
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17967
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Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17967

Preparatory sketch for God's Trombones I

Creator:
Ros, Moses, 1958-  Search this
Ros, Moses, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, James Weldon  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1999
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18564
See more items in:
Moses Ros papers, 1978-2012
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18564

Preparatory sketch for mural Deep Blue Miles

Creator:
Ros, Moses, 1958-  Search this
Ros, Moses, 1958-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1995
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18565
See more items in:
Moses Ros papers, 1978-2012
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18565

Palmer Hayden sketchbook, "John Henry sketches"

Creator:
Hayden, Palmer C., 1890-1973  Search this
Hayden, Palmer C., 1890-1973  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1944
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9885
See more items in:
Palmer C. Hayden papers, 1920-1970
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9885
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Studio tape with two cameras

Creator:
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-  Search this
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-  Search this
Type:
Videorecording
Date:
1971
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Video art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10710
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Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975, bulk 1964-1975
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10710

Study for Weathervane by Peter Blume

Creator:
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1940
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15612
See more items in:
Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15612

Untitled study

Creator:
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1989?
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15755
See more items in:
Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15755
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Study for Tasso's oak by Peter Blume

Creator:
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1957-1960?
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15776
See more items in:
Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15776
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Peter Blume with the underdrawing for The rock

Subject:
Blume, Peter  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1944?
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16327
See more items in:
Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16327
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Photograph of The Rock underdrawing in the studio

Subject:
Blume, Peter  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1944-1948
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16347
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Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16347
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Preliminary sketch for painting American Venus

Creator:
Bunn, William E. L. (Edward Lewis), 1910-2009  Search this
Bunn, William E. L. (Edward Lewis), 1910-2009  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1942 January 26
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Nude in art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18267
See more items in:
William E. L. Bunn papers, 1863-2009
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18267
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