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Brooklyn Museum records

Creator:
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Names:
Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Albee, Grace  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Alps, Glen  Search this
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
Ballinger, Maxil, 1914-  Search this
Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000  Search this
Beny, Roloff  Search this
Boyd, Fiske, 1895-1975  Search this
Broner, Robert, 1922-  Search this
Casarella, Edmond, 1920-1996  Search this
Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926  Search this
Citron, Minna Wright, 1896-1991  Search this
Conover, Robert F. (Robert Fremont), 1920-  Search this
Day, Worden, 1916-1986  Search this
Deshaies, Arthur  Search this
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Fox, William Henry, 1858-1952  Search this
Frasconi, Antonio  Search this
Fuchs, Emil, 1866-1929  Search this
Goldin, Leon, 1923-  Search this
Gropper, William, 1897-1977  Search this
Hart, George Overbury, 1868-1933  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Heller, Helen West, d. 1955  Search this
Hoff, Margo  Search this
Jones, John Paul, 1924-  Search this
Kohn, Misch, 1916-  Search this
Lachaise, Isabelle Nagle, d. 1957  Search this
Lang, David, b. 1897  Search this
Martinelli, Ezio, 1913-1980  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Pierce, Danny, 1920-  Search this
Pozzatti, Rudy, 1925-  Search this
Sager, Peter  Search this
Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981  Search this
Schrag, Karl  Search this
Suba, Susanne, 1913-  Search this
Sykes, Maltby  Search this
Takal, Peter, 1905-  Search this
Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970  Search this
Wald, Sylvia, 1915-  Search this
Warsager, Hyman J., 1909-1974  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Yoshida, Tōshi, 1911-  Search this
Zoellner, Richard  Search this
Extent:
25 Items (reels of microfilm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1823-1963
Scope and Contents:
Included are extensive memoirs of William Henry Fox director of the museum for over 25 years; scattered records of the Brooklyn Institute, 1823-1873; catalogs for Brooklyn Museum exhibits (4 1/2 reels) and for exhibits held in various galleries and museums, primarily in N.Y. (14 reels); brief records of the Dept. of Painting and Sculpture primarily relating to Gilbert Stuart's portrait of George Washington; records of the Dept. of Prints and Drawings, mainly regarding exhibitions, including correspondence, much of it with curator Una Johnson, correspondence with art dealers, files on artists, and statistics on exhibitions, 1936-1939; and records of the Registrar's office, 1933-1936, regarding the museum's involvement in the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration, mainly the Graphic Arts Division.
Dept. of Prints & Drawings artists files relate to: Grace Albee, Josef Albers, Glen Alps, Maxil Ballinger, Leonard Baskin, Wilfred Roloff Beny, Fiske Boyd, Robert Broner, Edmond Casarella, Minna Citron, Robert Conover, Worden Day, Arthur Deshaies, Werner Drewes, Antonio Frasconi, Leon Goldin, William Gropper, Stanley William Hayter, Helen West Heller, Margo Hoff, John Paul Jones, Misch Kohn, David Lang, Ezio Martinelli, Seong Moy, Danny Pierce, Rudolph Pozzatti, Peter Sager, Louis Schanker, Karl Schrag, Susanne Suba, Maltby Sykes, Peter Takal, John Von Wicht, Sylvia Wald, Hyman Warsager, Max Weber, Toshi Yoshida, Richard Zoellner, and others.
Other correspondents of note (reels BR21-22) include John Taylor Arms, Mary Cassatt (1 letter, 1903), George Overbury "Pop" Hart, Mrs. Gaston Lachaise, Joseph Pennell (re Whistler), and a group from art dealers.
Also included are papers of and related to Austrian artist Emil Fuchs, including letters regarding commissions, a list of books and prints, and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
The Brooklyn Museum had its roots in the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, founded 1823. The Museum was formed in 1889.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964-1965 by Brooklyn Museum.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Museum administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Brooklyn  Search this
Museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Brooklyn  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New York (State)
Identifier:
AAA.broomuse2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9257fe609-786c-4cd2-a001-0e559a2159a1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-broomuse2

Oral history interview with Sylvan Cole

Interviewee:
Cole, Sylvan  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Names:
Associated American Artists  Search this
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Florsheim, Richard A., 1916-1979  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen, 1928-2011  Search this
Hockney, David  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967  Search this
Johnson, Una E.  Search this
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010  Search this
Lewenthal, Reeves, 1909-1987  Search this
Lieberman, William Slattery, 1924-  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987  Search this
Extent:
83 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2000 June-October
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Sylvan Cole conducted 2000 June-October, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art.
The interviews took place over five sessions in New York, New York. Cole discusses the history of Associated American Artists, the gallery for whom he began working in 1946, and its marketing techniques, customer base, and personalities, such as its founder, Reeves Lewenthal. He also traces his own development as a dealer in prints after he left AAA and recalls many artists and other figures in the art world, including Will Barnet, Werner Drewes, Richard Florsheim, Helen Frankenthaler, David Hockney, Hans Hofmann, Edward Hopper, Una Johnson, Jacob Kainen, Jack Levine, William S. Lieberman, Robert Motherwell, and Raphael Soyer.
Biographical / Historical:
Sylvan Cole (1918-2005) was an art dealer and writer of New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 7 hr., 6 min.
Sound quality is fair; beginning and endings of tapes tend to be garbled and low.
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:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Prints -- Marketing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cole00
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw926720f24-6e33-49a1-843c-f73c0aeeaec8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cole00
Online Media:

Werner Drewes: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Drewes, Werner 1899-1985  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000907
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_138388

Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Subject:
Boccia, Edward  Search this
Drewes, Maria  Search this
Eldred, Thomas  Search this
Feininger, T. Lux  Search this
Fitz-Gerald, Clark B. (Clark Battle)  Search this
Hélion, Jean  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily  Search this
Marcks, Gerhard  Search this
Osver, Arthur  Search this
Schrag, Karl  Search this
Urban, Albert  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Richard York Gallery  Search this
Type:
Prints
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Citation:
Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Educators -- Virginia  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Greeting cards  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7599
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209761
AAA_collcode_drewwern
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209761
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Werner Drewes interviews, 1983 Dec. 9-1984 Mar. 16

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Norelli, Martina Roudabush  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Werner Drewes interviews, 1983 Dec. 9-1984 Mar. 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Printmakers -- Virginia -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10284
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213470
AAA_collcode_drewweri
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213470

Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1960
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient, 1960. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7229
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7229

Werner Drewes christmas card to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1984
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes christmas card to unidentified recipient, 1984. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7230
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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7230

Winter scene

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1973
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Winter scene, 1973. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7231
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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7231

Werner Drewes Christmas card

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1971
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes Christmas card, 1971. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7232
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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7232

Madonna and Child

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
ca. 1965
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Madonna and Child, ca. 1965. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7233
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7233

Winter scene with tree and birds

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
ca. 1965
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Winter scene with tree and birds, ca. 1965. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Winter  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7234
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7234

Werner Drewes Christmas card

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1946
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes Christmas card, 1946. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Relief prints  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7235
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7235

Werner Drewes Christmas card

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1983
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes Christmas card, 1983. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7238
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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7238

Werner and Maria Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1977
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner and Maria Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient, 1977. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7239
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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7239

Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
ca. 1965
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient, ca. 1965. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7240
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7240

Werner Drewes abstract print

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1975
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes abstract print, 1975. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7242
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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7242

Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
ca. 1972
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient, ca. 1972. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7243
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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7243

Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
ca. 1965
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient, ca. 1965. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Holidays  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7244
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7244

Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
ca. 1966
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient, ca. 1966. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Holidays  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7245
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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7245

Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Drewes, Werner, 1899-1985  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1982
Citation:
Werner Drewes. Werner Drewes Christmas card to unidentified recipient, 1982. Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Holidays  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7246
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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7246

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