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A. Contini & Son records

Creator:
A. Contini & Son  Search this
Names:
Baker, Bryant, 1881-1970  Search this
Calder, Alexander Stirling, 1870-1945  Search this
Contini, Attilio J., 1884-1960  Search this
Contini, Cesare, 1907-  Search this
Evans, Rudulph, 1878-1960  Search this
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953  Search this
Fraser, Laura Gardin, 1889-1966  Search this
Gregory, John, 1879-1958  Search this
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998  Search this
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston, 1882-1935  Search this
Moore, Bruce, 1905-1980  Search this
Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1862-1950  Search this
Recchia, Richard, 1885-1983  Search this
Rubins, David K.  Search this
Weinman, Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander), 1870-1952  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on two reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Interviews
Date:
1916-1981
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence (1916-1981); business records (1922-1971); notes (undated and 1929); interview transcript (1978); printed material (1929-1981); and photographs (1920-1945).
REELS 3612-3613: Correspondence concerning work done by the Continis for sculptors, including letters from Bryant Baker, A. Stirling Calder, Rudolph Evans, James Earle Fraser, John Gregory, Walker Hancock, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Gaston Lachaise, Bruce Moore, A. Phimister Proctor, Richard Recchia, David Rubins, and Adolph Weinman; photographs of the Contini family and of works of art, including "End of the Trail" by James Earle Fraser and works by Rudolph Evans, Anna Hyatt Huntington, and Richard Recchia (1920-1945); Attilio Contini's address book; and a notebook listing works of art.
Also, receipts and invoices addressed to various sculptors (1922-1971) and a contract for work on Frederic Remington's sculpture "Coming Through the Rye" for the National Cowboy Hall of Fame; a transcript of an interview with Cesare Contini conducted by George Gurney on August 26, 1978; clippings (1950-1981), exhibition catalogs (1929-1939), and 2 programs for the unveiling of the Martin Luther monument in Baltimore, Maryland (1936) and the Bing Crosby statue in Spokane, Washington (1981).
UNMICROFILMED: Three undated photographs mounted on board of historical panels at the West Point Library executed by Laura Gardin Fraser.
Biographical / Historical:
Plaster casting firm; New York, N.Y. Following training in Italy, Attilio (1884-1960) and his son Cesare (b. 1907) came to America and operated A. Contini and Son, New York, N.Y, making plaster molds for sculptures by wide group of artists, including James Earle Fraser, Ivan Mestrovic, Herbert Haseltine, A. Stirling Calder, Adolph Weinman, Gaston Lachaise, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.
Provenance:
Donated 1984 by Cesare Contini.
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:
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Plaster casts  Search this
Sculpture -- Technique  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.acontson
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ab13a5d1-640e-4c1b-9068-985466a45096
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-acontson

Rudulph Evans an American sculptor (1878-1960) by Tescia Ann Yonkers

Author:
Yonkers, Tescia Ann  Search this
Subject:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 805 leaves illustrations 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Academic Dissertation
Academic theses
Thèses et écrits académiques
Place:
United States
Date:
1984
Topic:
Sculptors  Search this
Call number:
NB237.E82 Y66 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1154745

Psyche - Torso [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Title:
Golden Hour, Torso [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)
Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Psyche  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Figure female--Torso  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000691
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127401
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The Golden Hour [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Allegory--Time  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000692
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127402
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The Golden Hour (front view) [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Ward, De Witt d. 1937  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Allegory--Time  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000693
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127403
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The Golden Hour (side view) [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Ward, De Witt d. 1937  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Allegory--Time  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000694
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127404
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The Golden Apples [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Ward, De Witt d. 1937  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Object--Fruit--Apple  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000695
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127405
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William Kiernan Memorial [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Homage--Kiernan, William  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000696
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127406
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Boy and Panther [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Title:
Dawn of Youth [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)
Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure male--Child  Search this
Allegory--Life--Youth  Search this
Literature--Kipling--Mowgli  Search this
Animal--Panther  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000697
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127407
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Boy and Panther [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Title:
Dawn of Youth [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)
Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Ward, De Witt d. 1937  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure male--Child  Search this
Allegory--Life--Youth  Search this
Literature--Kipling--Mowgli  Search this
Animal--Panther  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000698
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127408
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Maude Adams [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Maude  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1906
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000700
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127409
Online Media:

Boy and Panther [sculpture] / (photographed by G. Brugman)

Title:
Dawn of Youth [sculpture] / (photographed by G. Brugman)
Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Brugman, G.  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure male--Child  Search this
Allegory--Life--Youth  Search this
Literature--Kipling--Mowgli  Search this
Animal--Panther  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000699
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127410
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Walker Harden [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Subject:
Harden, Walker  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Portrait male--Child  Search this
Portrait male--Profile  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000701
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127411
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Charlotte Vanderlip [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Subject:
Vanderlip, Charlotte  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Portrait female--Profile  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000702
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127412
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Miss Sleeth [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Subject:
Sleeth  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000703
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127413
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Mrs. Evans [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Ward, De Witt d. 1937  Search this
Subject:
Evans  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000704
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127414
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Lucy Evans [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Subject:
Evans, Lucy  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000705
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127415
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Lucy Evans (side view) [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Ward, De Witt d. 1937  Search this
Subject:
Evans, Lucy  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000706
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127416
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Virginia Ryan [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Subject:
Ryan, Virginia  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000707
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127417
Online Media:

Charles Rich, Jr. [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Evans, Rudulph 1878-1960  Search this
Subject:
Rich, Charles  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait male--Head  Search this
Portrait male--Child  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000708
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127418
Online Media:

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