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John James Audubon

Attribution:
Charles Henry Granger, 1812 - 1893  Search this
Copy after:
Henry Inman, 28 Oct 1801 - 17 Jan 1846  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
75.6cm x 64cm (29 3/4" x 25 3/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1840-74
Topic:
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Saco Museum
Object number:
1874.50
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4139fb010-bc0f-4732-9f82-0b7d67180804
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1874.50

John James Audubon

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
68.5cm x 54.2cm (26 15/16" x 21 5/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1810-20
Topic:
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Object number:
1894.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e56675ff-2599-47ad-a6d3-a4708cb1bb1d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1894.8

John James Audubon

Artist:
Mathew B. Brady, 1823? - 15 Jan 1896  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Medium:
Daguerreotype
Dimensions:
10.8 x 8.3cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/4")
Plate 5 5/16 x 3 15/16 in. (13.5 x 10 cm), in case 5 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 13/16 in. (15 x 12 x 2 cm)
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1847-48
Topic:
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Cincinnati Art Museum
Object number:
1981.144 CAM
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45204a8b1-2b2d-470d-b05d-c45c92abf474
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1981.144_CAM

John James Audubon

Artist:
Mathew B. Brady, 1823? - 15 Jan 1896  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Medium:
Daguerreotype
Dimensions:
Half plate
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1847-48
Topic:
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Cincinnati Art Museum
Object number:
1982.268 CAM
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f954f732-e35c-4a00-8b33-0435d49f4a69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1982.268_CAM

John James Audubon

Artist:
William Oliver Stone, 1830 - 1875  Search this
Copy after:
George Peter Alexander Healy, 15 Jul 1813 - 24 Jun 1894  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
109.6cm x 85.1cm (43 1/8" x 33 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1855-75
Topic:
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Object number:
H251
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm429a98070-60cf-471a-818a-3383e97cec21
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H251

John James Audubon

Artist:
James Earle Fraser, 4 Nov 1876 - 11 Oct 1953  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Medium:
Limestone*
Dimensions:
305cm x 122cm x 122cm (120 1/16" x 48 1/16" x 48 1/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1900-53
Topic:
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: American Museum of Natural History
Object number:
NY280004
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b4305870-ae9b-4c89-8e19-924276836620
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY280004

Portrait of John James Audubon

Artist:
John Woodhouse Audubon, 1812 - 1862  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Estimate: 112.4 x 88.9 cm (44 1/4 x 35" )
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1840-41
Topic:
Weapon\Gun\Rifle  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Dog  Search this
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New-York Historical Society
Object number:
NYHS.1974.46
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4815b0a39-c603-485e-be5b-979fa4aa7337
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NYHS.1974.46

John James Audubon

Artist:
Frederick Cruickshank, 1800 - 1868  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United Kingdom\England\Greater London\London
Date:
c. 1834-36
Topic:
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Charleston Museum
Object number:
SC900002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm451c1a997-71b4-4236-b45b-559fdbac9c67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SC900002

Richard Trapier Brumby

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Possible attribution:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Sitter:
Richard Trapier Brumby, 1804 - 1875  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
Sight: 74.9 × 62.2 cm (29 1/2 × 24 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1810-20
Topic:
Richard Trapier Brumby: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
SSSA0447
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4db09d87c-1e0d-4443-82ee-b1f7bb964a44
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SSSA0447

John James Audubon

Artist:
Henry Inman, 28 Oct 1801 - 17 Jan 1846  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 63.5 x 53.1cm (25 x 20 7/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1835-45
Topic:
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
VA200002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4819fb657-fd81-42ca-8116-40b1418aa457
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VA200002

Edward H. Dwight Papers

Creator:
Dwight, Edward H., 1919-1981  Search this
Names:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Cincinnati Historical Society  Search this
Louisiana State Museum  Search this
Mohammed Center for Restricted Communications  Search this
National Audubon Society  Search this
R. Havell & Son  Search this
Peale family  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Audubon, Maria R. (Maria Rebecca), 1843-1925  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Bachman, John  Search this
Bakewell, Benjamin  Search this
Bell, John G.  Search this
Coffin, Annie R.  Search this
Corwine, Aaron H.  Search this
Duncanson, Robert S., 1821-1872  Search this
Fries, Waldemar H., 1889-  Search this
Gifford, George Edmund  Search this
Held, John, 1947-  Search this
Laning, Paul F.  Search this
Lichtner, Ruth  Search this
Lichtner, Schomer, 1905-2006  Search this
Martin, Maria  Search this
McDermott, John Francis, 1902-  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, James, 1749-1831  Search this
Peale, James, 1789-1876  Search this
Peale, Raphaelle, 1774-1825  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Tyler, Morris F.  Search this
Extent:
18.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Typescripts
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Date:
1821-2001
bulk 1950-1979
Summary:
The papers of Cincinnati art historian, museum director, and Audubon and Peale scholar, Edward H. Dwight (1919-1981), measure 18.6 linear feet and date from 1821-2001, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950-1979. Dwight's papers include biographical material, writings by Dwight, and research files on John James Audubon, Raphaelle Peale, and others, documenting Dwight's extensive contribution to the study of American painting, particularly naturalist, portrait, and still-life painting.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Cincinnati art historian, museum director, and Audubon and Peale scholar, Edward H. Dwight (1919-1981), measure 18.6 linear feet and date from 1821-2001, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950-1979. Dwight's papers include biographical material, writings by Dwight, and research files on John James Audubon, Raphaelle Peale, and others, documenting Dwight's extensive contribution to the study of American painting, particularly naturalist, portrait, and still life painting.

Dwight's biographical material includes two address books, a calendar, a small amount of personal correspondence including letters and postcards from Schomer and Ruth Lichtner, and printed material documenting his work as a museum curator and director.

Writings and notes include correspondence about Dwight's writings, drafts and typescripts of articles on Audubon and other artists, and lecture notes.

The bulk of the collection comprises Dwight's research material on Audubon and includes correspondence related to his research with scholars, collectors, publications, museums, and libraries, including: the American Museum of Natural History, the Audubon Society, the Cincinnati Historical Society, the Louisiana State Museum, Annie R. coffin, Waldemar H. Fries, John Francis McDermott, and the collections of G. Edmund Gifford, Jr., Paul F. Laning, and Morris Tyler.

Copies of Audubon's correspondence, including letters from Audubon's father-in-law, Benjamin Bakewell, son Victor G. Audubon, and grandchildren, form a substantial portion of Dwight's research files. Notes and card files reflecting Dwight's research by categories such as life event, activity, geographical area, and subject of study, further illuminate his research and provide cross references to the Audubon letters and other material.

Data compiled and supplemented with reproductions of Audubon's artwork forms another substantial portion of Dwight's research, and provides detailed information about individual Audubon works and works attributed to him.

Dwight's subject files on Audubon house collated research on individuals, subjects, and events that intersected with Audubon's life and work, as well as Audubon research from other sources and scholars. They include copies of documents, such as the journal of Audubon collaborator John G Bell, and a scrapbook of granddaughter, Maria Audubon; documents relating to Audubon collaborators such as John Bachman and Maria Martin; material related to collections of Audubon's work; and information concerning editions of his prints, such as the Havell Edition, engraved and hand-colored by the firm of Robert Havell Sr. and Jr. in the 1830s.

Printed material used by Dwight in his research includes original American newspapers, from states including New England, New York, and Pennsylvania, dating from 1821 to the 1870s, which include articles on Audubon, as well as later magazines, journals, catalogs, and news clippings on Audubon. A small number of photographs, slide transparencies, and negatives of Audubon's artwork can be found at the end of the series.

Dwight's research material on Raphaelle Peale, Charles Willson Peale, Rembrandt Peale, James Peale, and other Peale family members, includes correspondence requesting and responding to requests for information; material collated by subject on Peale collectors, family history, miniatures, portraits, silhouettes, still lifes, and other subjects; and photographs of artwork.

Other research files document Dwight's interest in other artists such as Aaron H. Corwine, Robert S. Duncanson, and artists from the Cincinnati area in general. They include catalogs of data compiled on individual works of art, subject files, notes and index card files, printed material, and photographs of artwork. Of special note are eleven issues of John Held, Jr.'s, mail art correspondence sent to Dwight by the Mohammed Center for Restricted Communications.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as five series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1944-1980 (8 folders; Box 1, OV 20)

Series 2: Writings and Notes, 1954-circa 1979 (0.9 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 3: Audubon Research Material, 1821-circa 1979 (13 linear feet; Boxes 1-14, OVs 20-23)

Series 4: Peale Research Material, circa 1930-2001 (1.9 linear feet; Boxes 14-16)

Series 5: Other Research, 1881-1980 (2.7 linear feet; Boxes 16-19)
Biographical / Historical:
Cincinnati art historian and museum director, Edward H. Dwight (1919-1981), conducted extensive research on American painting, in particular the works of John James Audubon, Charles Willson Peale, and Raphaelle Peale. He was also credited with rediscovering the Cincinnati artist, Aaron H. Corwine.

Dwight attended Yale and Cornell Universities, and studied art at the Cincinnati Art Academy and the School of Fine Arts of Washington University, St. Louis. From 1946 he held posts, including curator of American Art, at the Cincinnati Art Museum, until becoming director of the Milwaukee Art Center in 1955. In 1962 he left Milwaukee to direct the Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute Museum of Art, where he remained until the end of his career. He was the author of numerous articles for publications including Antiques, Audubon, Art in America, The Art Gallery, The Art Quarterly, and Canadian Art, and lectured widely on contemporary art, Spanish painting, and American painting.

In 1955 Dwight published the article "Aaron Houghton Corwine: Cincinnati Artist" in Antiques magazine. With this, and the exhibition, Rediscoveries in American Painting (1955), which he launched at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Dwight revived interest in this all but forgotten painter.

Dwight wrote many scholarly articles on Audubon's life and work throughout his career, in addition to writing catalogs for, and curating, exhibitions of Audubon's work. In 1960 he was awarded a $7,500 fellowship from the Ford foundation to pursue a reevaluation of Audubon, and to reexamine some long-held assumptions and exagerrations about Audubon's life and personality. He focused primarily on the artist-naturalist's original drawings and paintings, especially portraits and pictures of birds, animal life, and insects. Dwight was awarded an additional fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1973, to continue his research on Audubon.

Dwight's scholarly interest also extended to Raphaelle Peale and the Peale family of artists. In the 1960s and 1970s he wrote and published several articles about Raphaelle Peale, his father, Charles Willson Peale, and his brothers, Rembrandt and James. Dwight was working on a book about the family, and a catalog raisonné of Raphaelle Peale, when he died.

Dwight was an accomplished photographer and his work was included in at least eight exhibitions from 1951 to 1972, including two one-man exhibitions at Louisiana State University (1952), and Weyhe Gallery (1972).
Provenance:
The Audubon materials were donated to the Archives of American Art by Dwight's widow, Ruth R. White, in 1982-1983. The Peale material was donated in 2002 by the Barra Foundation, Inc., which had received them from Ruth R. Dwight as they relate to the Foundation's mission to support scholarship in cultural history in the Philadelphia area. In 1983, the Barra Foundation loaned the documents to Dr. William H. Gerdts, an art historian, who was to continue Dwight's work on a catalog raisonné of Raphaelle Peale. Dr. Gerdts made limited use of the materials and the Barra Foundation then transferred them to the Archives of American Art in 2002.
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
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:
Museum curators -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Artists -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Art historians -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Painters  Search this
Museum directors -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Topic:
Still-life painting  Search this
Mail art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records
Typescripts
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Citation:
Edward H. Dwight papers, 1821-2001, bulk 1950-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dwigedwa
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98efa0eea-a8f2-4b13-a7cc-32c48cd081a9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dwigedwa
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Gary A. Reynolds papers

Creator:
Reynolds, Gary A.  Search this
Names:
Grey Art Gallery & Study Center  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Boldini, Giovanni, 1842-1931  Search this
Browere, A. D. O. (Alburtis Dell Orient), 1814-1887  Search this
Gay, Walter, 1856-1937  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925  Search this
Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933  Search this
Wiles, Irving Ramsay, 1861-1948  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1990
Scope and Contents:
Research material for exhibitions curated by Reynolds at the Grey Art Gallery, for articles, essays, and his graduate studies; and miscellaneous correspondence and subject files.
Files on exhibitions curated by Reynolds at the Grey Art Gallery, including Louis Comfort Tiffany: The Paintings (1979), John James Audubon and His Sons (1982), Samuel F.B. Morse and the Grand Style (1983), Giovannie Boldini and Society Portraiture (1984), and Walter Gay, 1856-1937 (1984), containing correspondence with owners of works of art, galleries, auction houses and museums; issues of the Grey Art Gallery Bulletin containing writings by Reynolds; files relating to published and unpublished writings, including Reynolds' master's thesis on A.D.O. Browere and other writings done as a graduate student at Brooklyn College, articles, essays, and other writings on Theodore Wores, Irving Wiles, Leopold Seyffert, John Singer Sargent, the architecture of the Brooklyn Museum, and other subjects.
Also included are writings by others; miscellaneous correspondence; printed material; photographs of works of art; and files regarding Reynolds' participation in New York State funded art projects, including New York: The State of Art (1977), Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Arts For Transit (1981-1985), and the New York State Council on the Arts' Museum Aid panel (1983-1986). Some of the Grey Art Gallery exhibition files contain related correspondence added by Reynolds after the exhibition.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian; New York, N.Y. and Newark, N.J. Born 1949. Died 1990. Curator of painting and sculpture at the Newark Museum, N.J., 1983-1990; the Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, 1977-1983, and curatorial assistant at the Brooklyn Museum, 1972-1977. Specialized in 19th and 20th century American painting. Wrote numerous articles on art.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by the Gary Reynolds estate, via Paul Himmelstein, executor.
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 historians  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.reyngary
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93e8a5c54-6823-4c8f-89a1-e9f8a9a319d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-reyngary

Joseph Sill selected diaries

Creator:
Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854  Search this
Names:
Art-Union of Philadelphia  Search this
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Carey, Edward L., 1806-1845  Search this
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896  Search this
Hubard, William James, 1807-1862  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Page, William, 1811-1885  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1812-1895  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Saunders, George Lethbridge, 1807-1863  Search this
Shaw, Joshua, 1776-1860  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Watmough, Edward  Search this
Waugh, Samuel Bell, 1814-1885  Search this
Weber, Paul, 1823-1916  Search this
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889  Search this
Winner, W. E. (William E), -1883  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1832-1854
Scope and Contents:
Ca. 850 pages of selected art related excerpts from Sill's diaries. The diaries date from 1832 to 1854 and document his own painting activities, his association with the Artists and Amateurs Association, Artists' Fund Society, and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He gives his reactions to the work of other artists as seen in exhibitions in Philadelphia and New York, especially at the National Academy of Design, as well as in private collections. He writes about panoramas shown in Philadelphia, purchases of works of art for himself and others, commissions to artists to paint pictures for him, etc. In particular he writes frequently of his friend, the collector and patron Edward L. Carey, and of Carey's collection. He often mentions John Sartain, James R. Lambdin, Peter F. Rothermel, Daniel Huntington, Thomas Sully, William H. Furness, Emanuel Leutze, George L. Saunders, Samuel B. Waugh, Paul Weber, William J. Hubard, Monachesi, and John Neagle. He tells of the founding and subsequent activities of the Art-Union of Philadelphia; the sale of Joshua Shaw's paintings and his misfortunes; the work and ill natured personality of William Page; meeting with and a drawing and description of John J. Audubon; a controversy between Robert W. Weir and Samuel F. B. Morse about who will paint the Mayflower Compact; V. G. Audubon's efforts to get subscribers for his father's book; and Bowen's lithographic shop.
He characterizes Edward Watmough and William E. Winner.
Biographical / Historical:
Collector, amateur painter; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art in 1955 by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Diaries donated to the Society by Edward Madiera.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Diaries  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.silljose
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9851e01eb-08d8-486d-ace9-e1eb4cbdcd72
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-silljose

Evert Augustus Duyckinck papers

Creator:
Duyckinck, Evert A. (Evert Augustus), 1816-1878  Search this
Names:
Allston, Washington, 1779-1843  Search this
Anderson, Alexander, 1775-1870  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904  Search this
Barber, John Warner, 1798-1885  Search this
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Casilear, John William, 1811-1893  Search this
Colyer, Vincent, 1825-1888  Search this
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892  Search this
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  Search this
Jarves, James Jackson, 1818-1888  Search this
Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895  Search this
Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859  Search this
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison), 1820-1900  Search this
Thorpe, Thomas Bangs, 1815-1878  Search this
Washington, William De Hartburn, 1834-1870  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
300 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1809-1878
Scope and Contents:
Letters and documents of 19th century Americans, outstanding in literature and the arts.
Correspondents include: Washington Allston, Alexander Anderson, John Audubon, Samuel P. Avery, John Warner Barber, Mathew B. Brady, John Casilear, Vincent Colyer, Christopher P. Cranch, Felix O. C. Darley, Daniel P. Huntington, Washington Irving, James J. Jarves, Charles Lanman, Charles Leslie,Benjamin Lossing, Samuel F. B. Morse, Rembrandt Peale, Thomas B. Read, Thomas A. Richards, Thomas B. Thorpe, William D. Washington, and Benjamin West.
Biographical / Historical:
Editor; New York City. Edited, with his brother George, Literary World, 1847, and published a journal with him, 1848-1853. Also, edited CYCLOPAEDIA OF AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1855.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.duycever
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw940091946-9580-4ee3-a5a7-8377864e828a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-duycever

Oregon Flying Squirrel from The quadrupeds of North America.

Creator:
Audubon, John James  Search this
Language:
English
Type:
Prints
Place:
United States of America
Publication Place:
New York
Publication Date:
1854-1856
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Biology  Search this
Northern Flying Squirrel  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Taxonomy:
Glaucomys sabrinus
Publisher:
V.G. Audubon
Image ID:
SIL-SIL33-085-05_crop
Catalog ID:
91942
Rights:
No Copyright - United States
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:silgoi_66580

Collared Peccary from The quadrupeds of North America.

Creator:
Audubon, John James  Search this
Language:
English
Type:
Prints
Place:
North America
South America
Publication Place:
New York
Publication Date:
1854-1856
Topic:
Mammals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Biology  Search this
Javelinas  Search this
Collared peccary  Search this
Taxonomy:
Pecari tajacu
Publisher:
V.G. Audubon
Image ID:
SIL-SIL33-085-06_crop
Catalog ID:
 91942
Rights:
No Copyright - United States
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:silgoi_66581

This One Is for the Birds

Publisher:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Language:
English
Object type:
Lesson Plan
Date created:
2009-11-29 00:00:00
Topic:
Arts  Search this
Design  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Audubon  Search this
Environment  Search this
Nature  Search this
Typical age range 8-10  Search this
Typical age range 10-12  Search this
Typical age range 12-14  Search this
Data source:
SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SCLDA_922

Portrait of Reverend Elijah Slack

Artist:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Sitter:
James Elijah Slack, 1784 - 1866  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
22.9cm x 19.3cm (9" x 7 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1820
Topic:
Pencil\Graphite  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Male  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Education and Scholarship\Educator  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Science and Technology\Scientist\Physicist  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College\President  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Science and Technology\Scientist\Chemist  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Science and Technology\Scientist\Mathematician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Princeton University
Object number:
PP 472
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4976b7461-6304-4336-8d5e-ad6063100284
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PP_472

Portrait of Sophia Leake (Mrs. Elijah) Slack

Artist:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Sitter:
Sophia Bell Leake Slack, 1791 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
23.7cm x 20cm (9 5/16" x 7 7/8"), Sight
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1820
Topic:
Sophia Bell Leake Slack: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Princeton University
Object number:
PP 473
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cfad650f-02c2-42f8-aa3f-f1a41d812c94
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PP_473

John James Audubon

Artist:
Nicola Marschall, 1829 - 1917  Search this
Copy after:
Henry Inman, 28 Oct 1801 - 17 Jan 1846  Search this
Sitter:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
59.1cm x 48.9cm (23 1/4" x 19 1/4"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1895
Topic:
John James Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John James Audubon: Male  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist  Search this
John James Audubon: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
John James Audubon: Literature\Writer\Nature writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Filson Historical Society
Object number:
SSSA3812
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm467f9d20e-cdc7-4a79-8dda-d00db2f91f96
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SSSA3812

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