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Edward Augustus Brackett notebook, circa 1845

Creator:
Brackett, Edward Augustus, 1818-1908  Search this
Brackett, Edward Augustus, 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Durivage, Francis A. (Francis Alexander)  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Painting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7410
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209567
AAA_collcode_decrfa
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209567

Edward Augustus Brackett notebook

Creator:
Brackett, Edward Augustus, 1818-1908  Search this
Names:
Durivage, Francis A. (Francis Alexander), 1814-1881  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
circa 1845
Scope and Contents:
Notebook of painting instructions presented to E[dward] A[ugustus] Brackett by his sculptor friend, Durivage, signed and dated "Boston, November 10, 1845." The notes pertain to such topics as drawing from nature, perspective, shadows, head and figure painting, and proportions of figures. Sketches of the primary palette and of the head are also included. The last entry, in a different handwriting, is entitled, "Notes on Painting" and the last date appearing is 1888. A note in pencil on the front cover says "translation from French."
Biographical / Historical:
Edward Augustus Brackett was a portrait sculptor born in Vassalboro, Maine, who worked in Cincinnati, New York, and Boston.
Provenance:
A handwritten note in the front of the notebook indicates that it was "presented to the Worcester Art Museum by Frank D. Brackett son of E. A. Brackett."
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:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Painting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.decrfa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-decrfa

William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin papers

Creator:
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878  Search this
Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904  Search this
Names:
Adams, Herbert, 1858-1945  Search this
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915  Search this
Beard, W. H. (William Holbrook), 1824-1900  Search this
Benson, Eugene, 1837-1908  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Bispham, William  Search this
Brackett, Edward Augustus, 1818-1908  Search this
Brown, George Loring, 1814-1889  Search this
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886  Search this
Brown, John George, 1831-1913  Search this
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889  Search this
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925  Search this
Cozzens, Frederic S. (Frederic Swartwout), 1818-1869  Search this
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892  Search this
Dix, Charles Temple, 1840-1873  Search this
Edmonds, Francis William, 1806-1863  Search this
Ehninger, John Whetten, 1827-1889  Search this
Gignoux, Régis François, 1816-1882  Search this
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852  Search this
Hall, George Henry, 1825-1913  Search this
Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890  Search this
Howland, Alfred Cornelius, 1838-1909  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Hutton, Lawrence  Search this
Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
La Farge, John, 1835-1910  Search this
Lang, Louis, 1814-1893  Search this
Laurence, Samuel, 1812-1884  Search this
Lippincott, William H. (William Henry), 1849-1920  Search this
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Miller, Charles Henry, 1842-1922  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Noble, Louis L.  Search this
Noble, Thomas Satterwhite, 1835-1907  Search this
O'Donovan, William Rudolph, 1844-1920  Search this
Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon, 1823-1909  Search this
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison), 1820-1900  Search this
Robbins, Horace Wolcott, 1842-1904  Search this
Rogers, John, 1829-1904  Search this
Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871  Search this
Rowse, Samuel Worcester, 1822-1901  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Smillie, James David, 1833-1909  Search this
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878  Search this
Thompson, Cephas Giovanni, 1809-1888  Search this
Thompson, Launt, 1833-1894  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), b. 1841  Search this
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889  Search this
White, Edwin D., 1817-1877  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Wood, Thomas Waterman, 1823-1903  Search this
Extent:
200 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1821-1901
Scope and Contents:
Letters and printed material.
Reel N5: Correspondence of Bryant and Godwin.
Correspondents include: John White Alexander, William H. Beard, Eugene Benson, Albert Bierstadt, William Bispham, Edward A. Brackett, George L. Brown, Henry Kirke Brown, John G. Brown, John G. Chapman, William A. Coffin, Frederick S. Cozzens, Christopher P. Cranch, Charles T. Dix, Francis W. Edmonds, John W. Ehninger, Regis F. Gignoux, Horatio Greenough, George H. Hall, Thomas Hicks, Alfred C. Howland, Daniel P. Huntington, Laurence Hutton, Joseph Jefferson, Eastman Johnson, John LaFarge, Louis Lang, Samuel Laurence, William H. Lippincott, Jervis McEntee, Frank B. Mayer, Charles H. Miller, Samuel F. B. Morse, Louis L. Noble, Thomas S. Noble, William R. O'Donovan, Johannes A. S. Oertel, Thomas A. Richards, Horace W. Robbins, John Rogers, Thomas P. Rossiter, Samuel W. Rowse, Napoleon Sarony, James D. Smillie, Bayard Taylor, Cephas G. Thompson, Launt A. Thompson, John Q. A. Ward, John F. Weir, Robert W. Weir, Edwin D. White, Worthington Whittredge, and Thomas W. Wood.
Reel N25: A calling card of Herbert Adams; a letter to Mrs. Frederic N. Goddard from Adams, returning photographs of Bryant; and a letter to Bryant from F. Tabbot about his painting of a forest.
Biographical / Historical:
Poet; New York City. Bryant's son-in-law, Parke Godwin, was an author, one of whose books was a biography of Bryant, THE LIFE AND WORKS OF WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, 1883.
Other Title:
Bryant-Godwin collection (NYPL microfilm title)
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:
Poets -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bryawill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bryawill

Reverend Hosea Ballou, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Ballou, Hosea  Search this
Medium:
Granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Mt. Auburn Cemetery Central Avenue Cambridge Massachusetts
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Religion--Clergy  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Dress--Ecclesiastical  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76009019
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_19746

Benjamin Franklin Butler, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Butler, Benjamin Franklin  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery 8th & F Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: NPG.73.1
Date:
1863
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08650016
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_291334

Washington Allston, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Allston, Washington  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Carolina Art Association Gibbes Museum of Art 135 Meeting Street Charleston South Carolina 29401
Formerly in the collection of Allston, William F., Mr. & Mrs Cashiers North Carolina
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71500271
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312540

General Harrison, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Harrison  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71500272
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312541

Francis Durivage, (painting)

Painter:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Durivage, Francis  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New England Historic Genealogical Society 101 Newbury Street Boston Massachusetts 02116 Accession Number: NEHGS 200
Date:
Ca. 1839
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Art--Artist  Search this
Control number:
IAP 67760032
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_366528

Jane Brackett (b. 1821), (painting)

Painter:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Brackett, Jane  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New England Historic Genealogical Society 101 Newbury Street Boston Massachusetts 02116 Accession Number: NEHGS 201
Date:
Ca. 1839
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 67760033
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_366529

Charles Sumner, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Sumner, Charles  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Harvard University Harvard University Portrait Collection Memorial Hall, Annenberg Hall Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 Accession Number: S13
Date:
Ca. 1858
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--Statesman  Search this
Occupation--Other--Reformer  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77000339
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_10470

Washington Allston, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Allston, Washington  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 95.8.2
Date:
Modeled 1843. Carved 1843-1844
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76005274
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_16420

Washington Allston, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Allston, Washington  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury Street Worcester Massachusetts 01609
Date:
Ca. 1844
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76009017
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_19744

Shipwrecked Mother and Child, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury Street Worcester Massachusetts 01609 Accession Number: 1904.64
Topic:
Figure group--Female & Child--Nude  Search this
Disaster--Shipwreck  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76009020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_19747

Francis Dana, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Brackett, Edward Augustus 1818-1908  Search this
Subject:
Dana, Francis  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 19.120
Date:
Ca. 1843
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Portrait male--Child  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77000101
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_9979

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