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Marie Danforth Page papers, 1893-1983

Creator:
Page, Marie Danforth, 1869-1940  Search this
Subject:
Lie, Jonas  Search this
Page, Calvin Gates  Search this
Ross, Denman Waldo  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Bartol, Elizabeth Howard  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Bellows, George  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Hazeltine, Mary Emogene  Search this
Hibbard, A. T. (Aldro Thompson)  Search this
James, William  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Boston school of painting  Search this
Women painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8891
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211076
AAA_collcode_pagemari
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211076

Marie Danforth Page papers

Creator:
Page, Marie Danforth, 1869-1940  Search this
Names:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School  Search this
Bartol, Elizabeth Howard, 1842-1927  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942  Search this
Bellows, George, 1882-1925  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951  Search this
Hazeltine, Mary Emogene, 1868-1949  Search this
Hibbard, A. T. (Aldro Thompson), 1886-1972  Search this
James, William, 1882-1961  Search this
Lie, Jonas, 1880-1940  Search this
Page, Calvin Gates  Search this
Ross, Denman Waldo, 1853-1935  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Extent:
3.1 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Date:
1893-1983
Scope and Contents:
Reels 4071-4072 Biographical information; a diploma; correpondence; handwritten notes; personal and other writings; photographs; exhibition materials; clippings; business receipts and lists of paintings; and subject files.
Biographical information includes: an invitation to join the Union International des Beaux-Arts des Lettres; diploma indicating her election as associate of the National Academy of Design; and names and addresses. Correspondence includes letters from Abbott H. Thayer, Elizabeth Bartol, George Bellows, Frank W. Benson, Aldro T. Hibbard, Jonas Lie (includes radio interview), and Cecilia Beaux. Miscellaneous writings include an essay suggesting a possible subject for her to paint; a poem dedicated to Page; two printed sheets on "Theory of Tone-Relations" by Denman Ross; and posthumous correspondence of Page's husband on her work.
Photographs are of Page, her husband, and her works; exhibition photographs; and 6 photograph albums of works. Subject files included: The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (including correspondence with William James); the Hazeltine Portrait Committee; memorial exhibitions and the posthumous disposal of Pages' works; lists of works and loan receipts; insurance policies for paintings; and unidentified tintype.
Reel 4404 Notebooks, cardfiles, lists from receipt books; and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter; Boston, Mass. Member of the conservative Boston School of Painting. Studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, with Frank W. Benson and Edmund Tarbell, 1890-1895. In 1904, she took a summer course at Harvard with Denman Ross, and she also studied informally with Abbott H. Thayer. She married Dr. Calvin Gates Page in 1896. Was charter member of the Guild of Boston Artists, active in the Copley Society, and on the Board of Visitors of the Museum of Fine Arts School.
Provenance:
Donated by Page's grandsons, Danforth H. and H. Gordon Fales, sons of her adopted daughter Margaret and Herbert Gordon Fales. Margaret Fales added what she believed to be the title, or name of subject, and dates on numerous photographs of works.
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:
Portrait painters  Search this
Topic:
Boston school of painting  Search this
Women painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.pagemari
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pagemari

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