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Red Jacket (Sagoyewatha)

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Copy after:
Robert Walter Weir, 18 Jun 1803 - 1 May 1889  Search this
Sitter:
Red Jacket, c. 1758 - 20 Jan 1830  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 81.3 x 55.9cm (32 x 22")
Frame: 113 x 82.6 x 10.2cm (44 1/2 x 32 1/2 x 4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1868
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Red Jacket: Male  Search this
Red Jacket: Native American\Orator  Search this
Red Jacket: Native American\Leader\Chief  Search this
Red Jacket: Native American\Treaty negotiator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2002.69
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 142
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b9daf51e-c194-4786-8fa6-5f04826b7ca6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2002.69

Red Jacket

Alternate Title:
Sagoyewatha
Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Copy after:
Robert Walter Weir, 18 Jun 1803 - 1 May 1889  Search this
Sitter:
Red Jacket, c. 1758 - 20 Jan 1830  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.5cm x 51cm (30 1/8" x 20 1/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1868
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal\Peace medal  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Rock  Search this
Weapon\Tomahawk  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Leaves  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Jabot  Search this
Red Jacket: Male  Search this
Red Jacket: Native American\Orator  Search this
Red Jacket: Native American\Leader\Chief  Search this
Red Jacket: Native American\Treaty negotiator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Website: nysparks.state.ny.us/
Object number:
LO1974.476
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48104f651-03e7-49c0-81a7-c9e71e756e37
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_LO1974.476
Online Media:

[Artists' portraits from Henry Tuckerman's Book of the Artists...], circa 1865]-1867

Creator:
Rockwood, George Gardner, 1832-1911  Search this
Names:
Benson, Eugene, 1837-1908 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Elliott, Charles Loring, 1812-1868 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Gifford, Sanford Robinson, 1823-1880 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Gray, Henry Peters, 1819-1877 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Hart, James McDougal, 1828-1901 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Hubbard, Richard William, 1816-1888 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Inness, George, 1825-1894 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Rogers, John, 1829-1904 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Shattuck, Aaron Draper, 1832-1928 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910 -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Extent:
24 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 17 1/2 x 13 1/2 cm., on sheet 30 1/2 x 24 cm. or smaller.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Portraits of artists taken by George Rockwood and Napoleon Sarony (Sarony Photographic Co.) for the large paper, extra-illustrated edition of Henry Tuckerman's, "American artist life : comprising biographical and critical sketches of American artists : preceded by an historical account of the rise and progress of art in America : with an appendix containing an account of notable pictures and private collections" (New York, G.P. Putnam & Son, 1867). Also included is a copy of Tuckerman's book (not the extra illustrated version.) Photographs include: Eugene Benson (original missing, copyprint only), Henry Kirke Brown (original missing, copyprint only), Frederic Edwin Church, Thomas Cole, J. Francis Cropsey, Christopher Cranch, F.O.C. Darley, Asher Brown Durand, Charles Loring Elliott, Sanford Robinson Gifford, Henry Peters Gray, James M. Hart, Thomas Hicks (incorrectly identified as John Ehninger), Richard W. Hubbard, Henry Inman, George Inness (incorrectly identified as Albert Bierstadt), Eastman Johnson, John F. Kensett (original missing, copyprint only), Emanuel Leutze, Jervis McEntee (original missing, copyprint only), John Rogers, A.D. Shattuck, Thomas Sully (original missing, copyprint only), and Worthington Whittredge (original missing, copyprint only).
Provenance:
The copy of Tuckerman's book was donated in 1958 by Robert McIntyre. The photographs, along with the extra illustrated edition of Henry Tuckerman's, "Book of the Artists..." (1867) were donated in 1960 by McIntyre. The folio was one of the 25 copies produced, possibly acquired by McIntyre through auction of the library of S.K. Cleven of Iowa handled by Anderson Galleries in 1915. The photographs were removed from the folio prior to its transfer to the Smithsonian American Art Museum Library. Photographer and provenance information (annotated) from Putnam's Monthly Advertiser is enclosed with the original folio housed at the Smithsonian American Art Museum Library.
Topic:
Artists -- United States -- Portraits -- Photographs  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.rockgeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rockgeor

Thomas Polhemus

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Polhemus, 1815 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
102.7cm x 76.2cm (40 7/16" x 30"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1857
Topic:
Thomas Polhemus: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Brooklyn Historical Society
Website: www.brooklynhistory.org/
Object number:
1974.136.DUP1
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/sm4003a6102-e1fc-48df-b9bb-f128cf1ef198
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1974.136.DUP1

Hannah Ann Satterwaite

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Hannah Ann Satterwaite, 1831 - 1931?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
66cm x 55.5cm (26" x 21 7/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1836
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Baggage & Luggage\Bag\Purse  Search this
Hannah Ann Satterwaite: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Website: www.hsp.org/
Website: www.philadelphiahistory.org/collections/special-collectio
Object number:
1941.7.DUP8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45cf1c460-646d-4c55-8432-b37685009475
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1941.7.DUP8

George Washington (Athenaeum type)

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
95.3cm x 74.8cm (37 1/2" x 29 7/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1879
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: State House Fine Arts Collection
Object number:
NJ060058
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/sm447bb5d0e-4892-4410-b97a-fb9a4f359006
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NJ060058

Unidentified Man

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 101.8 × 76.2cm (40 1/16 × 30")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1865
Topic:
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Albany Institute of History and Art
Website: www.albanyinstitute.org/
Object number:
U1977.43
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/sm496feb87f-9538-484d-81e8-6096a88af077
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_U1977.43

Jonathan Sturges

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Jonathan Sturges, 1802 - 1874  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
72.8cm x 60.2cm (28 11/16" x 23 11/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1877
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Jonathan Sturges: Male  Search this
Jonathan Sturges: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Union League Club of New York
Object number:
NY270079
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/sm4a0cf53e0-2232-4633-a8eb-7cb2a446dc8c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY270079

John Kintzing Kane

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
John Kintzing Kane, 1795 - 1858  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
84.1cm x 73.4cm (33 1/8" x 28 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1858-1859
Topic:
John Kintzing Kane: Male  Search this
John Kintzing Kane: Law and Law Enforcement\Jurist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: American Philosophical Society
Website: www.amphilsoc.org/
Object number:
58.P.54
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/sm40cced708-8fa1-4ff5-9cda-e99fed9a0d3f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_58.P.54

Stephen Collins Foster

Artist:
Martin B. Leisser, 1845 - 1940  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Stephen Collins Foster, 4 Jul 1826 - 13 Jan 1864  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
121cm x 90.4cm (47 5/8" x 35 9/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1926
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Stephen Collins Foster: Male  Search this
Stephen Collins Foster: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Stephen Collins Foster: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
Website: www.hswp.org/
Website: https://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/
Object number:
486.DUP1
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/sm430b6d656-68b2-41c9-9de7-b06af8136cc3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_486.DUP1

George Washington

Artist:
Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze, 24 May 1816 - 18 Jul 1868  Search this
Finished by:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 66 x 41.7cm (26 x 16 7/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
after 1852
Topic:
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Tricorne  Search this
Weapon\Canon  Search this
Equipment\Wheel  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Cape  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Boots  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fraunces Tavern Museum
Website: www.frauncestavernmuseum.org/
Object number:
1906.1.1
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/sm47fab2a86-ec9c-491e-827e-2c3fef714ee5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1906.1.1

James A. Van Dyke

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
James A. Van Dyke, 1813 - 1855  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
230.8cm x 192.5cm (90 7/8" x 75 13/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1850
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Architecture\Building  Search this
Architecture\Stairs  Search this
Human Figures  Search this
James A. Van Dyke: Male  Search this
James A. Van Dyke: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James A. Van Dyke: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\Detroit, MI  Search this
James A. Van Dyke: Politics and Government\Civil Servant\Fire Chief  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Detroit Institute of Arts
Website: www.dia.org
Object number:
F 77.23 DIA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d8873ea6-2225-44ad-aad8-cc124606ffb6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_F_77.23_DIA

Unidentified Woman

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
127.2cm x 93cm (50 1/16" x 36 5/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1882
Topic:
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Carnegie Museum of Art
Website: www.cmoa.org/
Object number:
78.18.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4dc87e7f6-e1e2-47d4-8d70-8c4a88e5668f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_78.18.2

Katherine Johnson Van Wyck

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Katherine Johnson Van Wyck Haddock, 1855 - 1951*  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
52.2cm x 42.4cm (20 9/16" x 16 11/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1862
Topic:
Katherine Johnson Van Wyck Haddock: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of the City of New York
Website: www.mcny.org/
Object number:
51.117.227
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4dbcc8c34-af95-46fe-97eb-8e758907ba0f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_51.117.227

Hannah Starr Beach Van Winkle

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Hannah Starr Beach Van Winkle, 1816 - 1888  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 75 x 60.4cm (29 1/2 x 23 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1881
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Flowers  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Rose  Search this
Hannah Starr Beach Van Winkle: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
CT100009
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a2d23397-a6ec-492d-8439-01d9f72a7ee3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CT100009

Martin Johnson Heade

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Sitter:
Martin Johnson Heade, 1819 - 1904  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
69.3 x 57.5 cm (27 5/16 x 22 5/8" ), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1841
Topic:
Martin Johnson Heade: Male  Search this
Martin Johnson Heade: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Martin Johnson Heade: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Landscape  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Mercer Museum of the Bucks County Historical Society
Website: https://www.mercermuseum.org/
Object number:
3070
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44850092c-d055-41fb-aafb-a604ae7e03cb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_3070

Jervis McEntee papers

Creator:
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Names:
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Anthony, A. V. S. (Andrew Varick Stout), 1835-1906  Search this
Baker, George Augustus, 1821-1880  Search this
Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882  Search this
Boardman, Andrew  Search this
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893  Search this
Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905  Search this
Butler, Benjamin F., 1830-1884  Search this
Casilear, John William, 1811-1893  Search this
Chapin, E. H. (Edwin Hubbell), 1814-1880  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Church, Isabel  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900  Search this
DeForest, H. G.  Search this
Derrenbacher, John  Search this
Donoho, J. R., Mrs  Search this
Gifford, Sanford Robinson, 1823-1880  Search this
Gray, Henry Peters, 1819-1877  Search this
Hart, William McDougal, 1823-1894  Search this
Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890  Search this
Hubbard, Richard William, 1816-1888  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Husted, James W.  Search this
Inness, George, 1825-1894  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
Jourmans, E. L., Mrs  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872  Search this
Lang, Louis, 1814-1893  Search this
McEntee, James S.  Search this
Meeks, Louisa B.  Search this
Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904  Search this
Sawyer, C. M.  Search this
Shumway, Henry Colton, 1807-1884  Search this
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903  Search this
Stone, William O. (William Oliver), 1830-1875  Search this
Stribling, C. K.  Search this
Sykes, Charles W.  Search this
Thompson, Launt, 1833-1894  Search this
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895  Search this
Von Glumer, Francisca  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Wickes, E. T.  Search this
Youmans, Kate  Search this
Zarnnhus, E. L.  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Sketches
Place:
Lake George (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works
Lake Champlain (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Date:
1796, 1848-1905
Summary:
The papers of Hudson River School painter Jervis McEntee measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1796 and 1848 to 1905. Letters from close friends and family members to McEntee include many from his mentor Frederic Edwin Church, and fellow artists Samuel Putnam Avery, George Henry Boughton, Sanford Gifford, Richard Henry, Eastman Johnson, Elizabeth B. Stoddard, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and others. Papers relating to the McEntee family include obituaries, a family genealogy, and letters from and regarding family members. There are also papers relating to the Vaux family (McEntee's brother-in-law's family) and American architect and landscape artist Calvert Vaux, who designed a studio for McEntee. Of special significance are five volumes of diaries dating from 1872 through 1890 which provide a detailed depiction of the American art world in the 1870s and 1880s.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of Hudson River School painter Jervis McEntee measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1796 and 1850 to 1905. Letters from close friends and family members to McEntee include many from his mentor Frederic Edwin Church, and fellow artists Samuel Putnam Avery, George Henry Boughton, Sanford Gifford, Richard Henry, Eastman Johnson, Elizabeth B. Stoddard, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and others. Papers relating to the McEntee family include obituaries, a family genealogy, and letters from and regarding family members. There are also papers relating to the Vaux family (McEntee's brother-in-law's family) and American architect and landscape artist Calvert Vaux, who designed a studio for McEntee. Of special significance are five volumes of diaries dating from 1872 through 1890 which provide a detailed depiction of the American art world in the 1870s and 1880s.
Arrangement:
The Jervis McEntee papers have been arranged into five series, based on material type.

Series 1: Letters, 1850-1905, undated (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 2: Vaux Family Letters and Correspondence, 1850-1890, undated (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 3: Third Party Letters, 1861-1873, undated (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 4: Miscellany, 1796, 1848-1895, undated (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 5: Diaries, 1872-1890 (Box 3-4; 0.6 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Jervis McEntee was born in Rondout, New York, July 14, 1828. He had early literary and artistic aspirations and studied under Frederic E. Church, who had himself studied under the Hudson River School master, Thomas Cole. McEntee was to maintain a close relationship with Church for the rest of his life. After an unsuccessful stint as a businessman, McEntee settled in New York in 1857 as one of the charter residents of Richard Morris Hunt's Tenth Street Studio Building. Since many of the other occupants were either bachelors or commuters, and since Mrs. McEntee was a lively, sympathetic hostess, the couple became the center of a spontaneous salon frequented by some of the best-known artists, writers, and actors of the time. After his wife died in 1878, McEntee stayed on, an increasingly neglected widower until his death in 1891.

McEntee was identified with the Hudson River School and an accomplished and sensitive painter of autumnal landscapes. He wrote in 1874, "Perhaps what would mark my work among that of my brother artists is a preference for the soberer phases Nature, the gray days of November and its leafless trees." McEntee stood at the center of the interlocking directorate formed by the National Academy of Design, the Century Club, and the Tenth Street Studio Building. In the latter part of the 19th century, these formed a supreme art establishment whose membership was composed of the old guard American artists, such as McEntee's close friends Eastman Johnson, Sanford Gifford, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and Church, who were fighting an ultimately futile battle against the encroachment of European influences among both artists and collectors.
Separated Material:
The Archives of American Art also holds material lent for microfilming (reel D9) including a diary dated June 12, 1851-August 17, 1851. This material was returned to the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, New York and is not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
The Adirondack Museum lent one diary for microfilming in 1964. The rest of the collection was acquired from several donors between 1959 and 1997. The noted collector Charles E. Feinberg donated letters in 1959 and, Mrs. Helen S. McEntee, who married the nephew of Jervis McEntee, donated the five volumes of diaries in 1964. William Gaffken, director of the insurance company that acquired the McEntee family insurance business, donated the remaining papers in 1997.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires and appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Rights:
The Jervis McEntee papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Landscape painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Bull Run (Va.), 1st Battle, 1861  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Sketches
Citation:
Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.mcenjerv
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Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mcenjerv
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William Page and Page Family papers, 1815-1947, bulk 1843-1892

Creator:
Page, William, 1811-1885  Search this
Subject:
Page, William  Search this
Page, Sophia Stevens  Search this
Olmstead, Mary  Search this
Olmstead, Bertha  Search this
O'Donovan, William Rudolph  Search this
Lowell, James Russell  Search this
Hicks, Thomas  Search this
Fenton, Rueben  Search this
Cushman, Charlotte  Search this
Curtis, George William  Search this
Briggs, Charles F. (Charles Frederick)  Search this
Beecher, Thomas Kinnicut  Search this
Tilton, Theodore  Search this
Wilmarth, Lemuel Everett  Search this
Stark, William  Search this
Sumner, Charles  Search this
Scranton, William Walker  Search this
Shaw, Francis George  Search this
Beecher, Henry Ward  Search this
Phillips, Wendell  Search this
Garrison, William Lloyd  Search this
Perry, E. W. (Enoch Wood)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sketches
Poems
Drawings
Diaries
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8925
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211111
AAA_collcode_pagewill
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211111
Online Media:

Jervis McEntee papers, 1796

Creator:
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Subject:
Donoho, J. R., Mrs  Search this
Derrenbacher, John  Search this
DeForest, H. G.  Search this
Johnson, Eastman  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis  Search this
Hicks, Thomas  Search this
Hart, William McDougal  Search this
Gray, Henry Peters  Search this
Gifford, Sanford Robinson  Search this
Casilear, John William  Search this
Butler, Benjamin F.  Search this
Boughton, George Henry  Search this
Vaux, Calvert  Search this
Booth, Edwin  Search this
Church, Isabel  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin  Search this
Chapin, E. H. (Edwin Hubbell)  Search this
Palmer, Erastus Dow  Search this
Meeks, Louisa B.  Search this
McEntee, James S.  Search this
Shumway, Henry Colton  Search this
Stoddard, Richard Henry  Search this
Sawyer, C. M.  Search this
Husted, James W.  Search this
Inness, George  Search this
Hubbard, Richard William  Search this
Huntington, Daniel  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick  Search this
Lang, Louis  Search this
Jourmans, E. L., Mrs  Search this
Wickes, E. T.  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington  Search this
Zarnnhus, E. L.  Search this
Youmans, Kate  Search this
Stribling, C. K.  Search this
Stone, William O. (William Oliver)  Search this
Thompson, Launt  Search this
Sykes, Charles W.  Search this
Von Glumer, Francisca  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams  Search this
Baker, George Augustus  Search this
Anthony, A. V. S. (Andrew Varick Stout)  Search this
Boardman, Andrew  Search this
Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Sketches
Topic:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Landscape painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Bull Run (Va.), 1st Battle, 1861  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7251
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209401
AAA_collcode_mcenjerv
Theme:
Diaries
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209401
Online Media:

Thomas Hicks (Alleged)

Artist:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Alleged:
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
64.8 x 53.3cm (25 1/2 x 21")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1850
Topic:
Thomas Hicks: Male  Search this
Thomas Hicks: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Thomas Hicks: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
PC991493
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b4162196-1667-4846-a5fb-acb9ec0888b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PC991493

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