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Oral history interview with Leroy Davis and Cecily Langdale, 2007 June 26-August 7

Interviewee:
Davis, Leroy, 1922-  Search this
Davis, Leroy, 1922-  Search this
Interviewer:
Langdale, Cecily  Search this
Subject:
Shikler, Aaron  Search this
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs)  Search this
Bly, Boris  Search this
De Mazia, Violette  Search this
Davis, Terry Ritter  Search this
Bouché, Louis  Search this
Levine, David  Search this
Penn, Arthur  Search this
Hirschl & Adler Galleries  Search this
Tyler School of Art  Search this
Barnes Foundation  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Gallery owners -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Gallery owners -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13624
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)271983
AAA_collcode_davis07
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_271983
Online Media:

Albert Barnes

Artist:
Edward Dalton Marchant, 1806 - 1887  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Barnes, 1798 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 74.8 x 62.1cm (29 7/16 x 24 7/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1868
Topic:
Albert Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Barnes: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Presbyterian Historical Society
Object number:
40 PrHS
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/sm41e55d751-eabc-46dc-b5cf-d0d44a7968e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_40_PrHS

Albert Barnes

Artist:
John B. Neagle, 4 Nov 1796 - 17 Sep 1865  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Barnes, 1798 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood panel*
Dimensions:
62 x 52.7cm (24 7/16 x 20 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1830
Topic:
Albert Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Barnes: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Presbyterian Historical Society
Object number:
PA010008
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/sm49e3954cb-c779-4810-88e2-21a0223802ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA010008

Albert Barnes

Artist:
Edward Dalton Marchant, 1806 - 1887  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Barnes, 1798 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91 x 73cm (35 13/16 x 28 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1868
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book\Pamphlet  Search this
Albert Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Barnes: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Presbyterian Historical Society
Object number:
94 PrHS
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49041c5f0-44c1-458e-bd7f-cc66e78454bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_94_PrHS

Albert Barnes

Attribution:
Jacob Eichholtz, 2 Nov 1776 - 11 May 1842  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Barnes, 1798 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
75 x 62cm (29 1/2 x 24 7/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1825-1830
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Albert Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Barnes: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Presbyterian Historical Society
Object number:
19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm491365108-8472-4971-9009-301d65a99ef8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_19

Dr. Barnes

Alternate Title:
Dr. Albert Coombs Barnes
Artist:
Giorgio de Chirico, 1888 - 1978  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Coombs Barnes, 2 Jan 1872 - 24 Jul 1951  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on wove paper
Dimensions:
Not available
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1926
Topic:
Study  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Education\Educator  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Patron  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Literature\Writer\Art  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Pharmaceutical  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Barnes Foundation
Object number:
BF781
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f3afd274-9314-4ab7-ab6d-38a0ff4cdd5c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_BF781

Dr. Albert C. Barnes

Artist:
William James Glackens, 13 Mar 1870 - 22 May 1938  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Coombs Barnes, 2 Jan 1872 - 24 Jul 1951  Search this
Medium:
Crayon on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22.2 × 14cm (8 3/4 × 5 1/2")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1912
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Home Furnishings\Pillow  Search this
Study  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Education\Educator  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Patron  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Literature\Writer\Art  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Pharmaceutical  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Violette de Mazia Foundation
Object number:
PA900103
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/sm4e1d59c0b-534e-4ff2-9f4b-76bd34dafd55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA900103

Dr. Albert C. Barnes

Artist:
Giorgio de Chirico, 1888 - 1978  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Coombs Barnes, 2 Jan 1872 - 24 Jul 1951  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
92.7 × 73.7cm (36 1/2 × 29")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1926
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Education\Educator  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Patron  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Literature\Writer\Art  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Pharmaceutical  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Barnes Foundation
Object number:
BF805
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/sm40c880308-8ffc-456e-82c6-8ff56222bc33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_BF805

Albert Barnes

Artist:
Samuel Root, 1819 - 1889  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Barnes, 1798 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper on canvas*
Dimensions:
33.5cm x 28.2cm (13 3/16" x 11 1/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1860-1900
Topic:
Albert Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Barnes: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Object number:
1902.17
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/sm47ec48e35-591e-489c-a6b2-3a7be332a816
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1902.17

Albert Coombs Barnes

Artist:
Hugo Gellert, 3 May 1892 - 6 Dec 1985  Search this
Publication:
New Yorker, founded 1925  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Coombs Barnes, 2 Jan 1872 - 24 Jul 1951  Search this
Medium:
Lithographic crayon and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 30 × 21.5 cm (11 13/16 × 8 7/16")
Sheet: 39.9 × 32.3 cm (15 11/16 × 12 11/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1928
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Education\Educator  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Patron  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Literature\Writer\Art  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Pharmaceutical  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.87.31
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Condé Nast
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e93ba709-6475-4ea9-a664-7f54ab18ac55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.87.31

Albert Barnes

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Barnes, 1798 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
51.5cm x 36cm x 24.5cm (20 1/4" x 14 3/16" x 9 5/8"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1838-1870
Topic:
Albert Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Barnes: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Presbyterian Historical Society
Object number:
PA010009
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/sm4c73244bc-a8d8-498f-bd19-cfe06c7be61c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA010009

Albert Coombs Barnes

Artist:
Julius Thiengen Bloch, 1888 - 1966  Search this
Sitter:
Albert Coombs Barnes, 2 Jan 1872 - 24 Jul 1951  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
27.9 x 21.6cm (11 x 8 1/2")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1930
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Male  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Education\Educator  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Visual Arts\Art Patron  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Literature\Writer\Art  Search this
Albert Coombs Barnes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Pharmaceutical  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Object number:
67-109-5
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/sm4a060b0b3-4cf1-4772-9499-9862a12abc91
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_67-109-5

Merion -- The Barnes Arboretum

Names:
Barnes Foundation  Search this
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Fogg, John M. (John Milton), 1898-1982  Search this
Extent:
7 Slides (photographs) (35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1962-1966
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit all requests for appointments in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Flowers  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, John M. Fogg Photographic Slides
Identifier:
AAG.FOG, File PA826
See more items in:
John M. Fogg photographic slides
John M. Fogg photographic slides / Series 1: Garden images / 1.1: Gardens in the United States / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-fog-ref54

Chester Springs -- Ker-Feal

Names:
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Fogg, John M. (John Milton), 1898-1982  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1960
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit all requests for appointments in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Historic houses  Search this
Terraces (land forms)  Search this
Historic sites  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, John M. Fogg Photographic Slides
Identifier:
AAG.FOG, File PA827
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John M. Fogg photographic slides
John M. Fogg photographic slides / Series 1: Garden images / 1.1: Gardens in the United States / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-fog-ref55

Oral history interview with Leroy Davis and Cecily Langdale

Interviewee:
Davis, Leroy  Search this
Langdale, Cecily  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Names:
Barnes Foundation -- Students  Search this
Hirschl & Adler Galleries  Search this
Tyler School of Art -- Students  Search this
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951  Search this
Bly, Boris  Search this
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969  Search this
Davis, Terry Ritter  Search this
De Mazia, Violette, 1899-  Search this
Levine, David, 1926-2009  Search this
Penn, Arthur, 1922-  Search this
Shikler, Aaron, 1922-  Search this
Extent:
119 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2007 June 26-August 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Leroy Davis and Cecily Langdale conducted 2007 June 26-August 7, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, in New York, New York.
Davis speaks of losing his parents at a young age; attending music school in Philadelphia; studying at Tyler School of Fine Arts and the Barnes Foundation; usage of the word "art" in terms of music and painting; being drafted into the Air Force during World War II; opening a gallery in New York City; working as a framer on the side; working on the White House Fine Arts Commission; selling English watercolors. Langdale speaks of focusing on history, literature, and art history in college; working on shows at Hirschl & Adler gallery; opening a gallery with Davis; writing a book on monotypes. Davis also recalls Aaron Shikler, Boris Bly, Arthur Penn, Violette de Mazia, Albert C. Barnes, Louis Bouché, Terry Ritter Davis, David Levine, Herman Gundersheimer, Arthur Penn, Minnie Cushing, Paul Mellon, Jackie Kennedy, Jock Whitney, and others. Langdale also recalls Robert Walker, Richard Cowdery, Meredith Long, Seymour Remenick, Dr. Thomas Conroy, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Leroy Davis (1922- ) is an art dealer from New York, New York. Cecily Langdale is an art dealer from New York, New York and Avis Berman is a writer and art historian from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette, 3 sound discs, and 3 data compact discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 50 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Gallery owners -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Gallery owners -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.davis07
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-davis07
Online Media:

Hair ornament

Culture/People:
Oklahoma Shawnee  Search this
Previous owner:
Albert E. Barnes, Non-Indian  Search this
Seller:
Albert E. Barnes, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Hair ornament
Media/Materials:
Beaver skin/fur, silver, ribbon
Techniques:
Stamped
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
20/3688
Barcode:
203688.000
See related items:
Oklahoma Shawnee
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6aa661397-8259-4513-8eda-975a2692c371
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_217525
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Nelli Bar Wieghardt

Interviewee:
Wieghardt, Nelli Bar, 1904-2001  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Illinois Institute of Technology  Search this
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951  Search this
Extent:
105 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1987 July 9-1989 April 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Nelli Bar Wieghardt conducted 1987 July 9-1989 April 29, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art.
Wieghardt discusses her and her husband Paul Wieghardt's art training in Germany; their move to Paris in 1931; their emigration to the United States in 1940 and their involvement with Quaker refugee programs; their move to a hostel in Cummington, Massachusetts and subsequent employment at the Cummington School in the Hills and the Berkshire Museum; their move in 1943 to Philadelphia to set up and run an art department for the Friends Neighborhood Guild; exhibitions at the Carlen Galleries and their relationship with Albert Barnes; the move in 1946 to Chicago and their teaching careers and methods at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology; the University of Chicago, and the Evanston Art Center; their exhibition history; and the Wieghardt galleries at the State Museum, Ludensheid.
Biographical / Historical:
Nelli Bar Wieghardt (1904-2001) was a sculptor and instructor of Gwynedd, Pennsylvania and Chicago, Illinois.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 2 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.wiegha87
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wiegha87
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Edward L. Loper

Interviewee:
Loper, Edward L., 1916-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Names:
Barnes Foundation  Search this
Carlen Galleries  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration.Art Program  Search this
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951  Search this
De Mazia, Violette, 1899-  Search this
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946  Search this
Extent:
132 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1989 May 12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Edward Loper conducted 1989 May 12, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art. Loper speaks of his early life and education; his work on the WPA's Federal Art Project in Delaware, on the Index of American Design and the easel project; his self-education and stylistic development; meeting Albert Barnes; studying with Violette De Mazia at the Barnes Foundation; meeting Horace Pippin; his exhibition history and his affiliation with various galleries, including the Carlen Galleries; his teaching career; his experiences as an African American artist; the art scene in Wilmington.
Biographical / Historical:
Edward L. Loper (1916-2011) was a painter and instructor of Wilmington, Del.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 33 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Delaware -- Wilmington  Search this
Educators -- Delaware -- Wilmington  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.loper89
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-loper89
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Robert Carlen

Interviewee:
Carlen, Robert, 1906-1990  Search this
Interviewer:
Stover, Catherine  Search this
Names:
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951  Search this
Potamkin, Meyer, 1909-2001  Search this
Potamkin, Vivian, 1915-2002  Search this
Extent:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1985 June 28-July 16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Robert Carlen conducted 1985 June 28-July 16, by Catherine Stover, for the Archives of American Art.
Carlen speaks of his early life including his studies at the Graphic Sketch Club and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; opening his gallery in 1937; the early years of the gallery; paintings he discovered over the years; collectors he worked with, including Albert Barnes and Meyer and Vivian Potamkin; other dealers; refugee artists; and the Philadelphia art scene.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Carlen (1906-1990) was an art dealer of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 50 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.carlen85
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-carlen85
Online Media:

William Schack papers

Creator:
Schack, William, b. 1898  Search this
Names:
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Biddle, George, 1885-1973  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933  Search this
Dreier, Katherine Sophie, 1877-1952  Search this
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941  Search this
Glackens, Ira, 1907-1990  Search this
Hille, Hermann  Search this
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-  Search this
Phillips, Duncan, 1886-1966  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1891-1963
Scope and Contents:
Research materials for Schack's books on Albert C. Barnes and Louis Michel Eilshemius, ART AND ARGYROL: THE LIFE AND CAREER OF DR. ALBERT C. BARNES and AND HE SAT AMONG ASHES.
REEL D193: Eilshemius material, including fifteen letters, 1891-1831, primarily thanks from Eilshemius to C. H. Collins, a poet and a critic who favorably reviewed Eilshemius' books of verse, "Mamon" and "'Lady' Vere" in local Hillsboro, Ohio papers; 2 letters, undated and 1936, from Eilshemius to Schack; 13 hotel and restaurant receipts, 1893-1903; a certificate concerning Eilshemius' coat-of-arms; 21 clippings, 1897-1917; 3 tickets, 1903; a place card from the Art Students at Paris' Thanksgiving dinner at Restaurant Lapérouse, 1887; and a map of Arlington, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1900. The place card and the map were not microfilmed. Other Eilshemius material from sources other than Schack appearing on microfilm reel D193 has been cataloged and housed separately.
REEL 2917: Barnes and Eilshemius material. Barnes material includes correspondence with Ira Glackens, Dr. Hermann Hille, George Biddle, Thomas Hart Benton, James A. Michener, and others; notes; manuscript pages; a catalog; printed material; and a photograph. Eilshemius material includes letters to Eilshemius; Schack's correspondence with Katherine S. Dreier, Duncan Phillips, and others; notes; copies of writings on Eilshemius by others; and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Writer; Jerusalem, Israel.
Provenance:
Material on reel D193 donated 1959 by William Schack. These papers appear on the microfilm with records of the Valentine Gallery relating to Eilshemius.
Material on reel 2917 donated 1981 by William Schack.
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:
Biographers  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Biography  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.schawill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schawill

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