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Albin Polasek papers, 1937-1964

Creator:
Polasek, Albin, 1879-1965  Search this
Subject:
Brookgreen Gardens  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture -- Italy  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5654
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208488
AAA_collcode_polaalbi
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208488

Claude Buck papers

Creator:
Buck, Claude, 1890-1974  Search this
Jane Freeman Gallery (La Mesa, Calif.)  Search this
Names:
Bellows, George, 1882-1925  Search this
Bontoux, August  Search this
Carlsen, Dines  Search this
Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932  Search this
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919  Search this
Polasek, Albin, 1879-1965  Search this
Extent:
3.3 Linear feet ((on 7 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1912-1982
Scope and Contents:
Letters, photographs, original art works, printed materials, scrapbooks, biographical information, and writings.
REELS 2982-2987: Family correspondence, including letters between Buck and his parents, his wife, Estrid, and other family members; general correspondence, including letters from George Bellows, August Bontoux, Emil and Dines Carlsen, Kenyon Cox, Albin Polasek, and the Jane Freeman Gallery; a genealogical table, an autobiographical sketch, and birth and wedding announcements and a resume; an open letter to the Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago; original art works including sketches, drawings, and a print; printed materials, including exhibition catalogs, announcements, invitations, clippings, published reproductions of artworks, and reviews; and miscellany, including teaching announcements, press releases and clippings.
Also included are writings on art; an album of photographs of works of art; photographs of Buck and his art work; a blueprint of Buck's studio in Midlothian, Illinois; financial material consisting of price lists for works of art, bills, receipts, and permit fees; four scrapbooks containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, photographs, writings and memorabilia; exhibition catalogs; an unpublished manuscript, "The Divine Dance" by Ruth St. Denis, 1933; and an unfinished manuscript by Buck, "How I Was Taught by the Old Masters," including drawings and photographs of family portraits and other paintings by Buck.
REEL 4588: A scrapbook, 1 v., ca. 1917-1969, containing: letters; newspaper and magazine clippings about Buck, his wife Leslie, and father William; Buck's statements against the jury system of the Santa Barbara Art Association 1963; exhibition checklists; photographs of Buck and his paintings; pencil sketches; and miscellany. Also included are written comments from visitors to his exhibition at the Oakland Art Gallery, September 1945, and the Santa Cruz Art League Gallery, May 1954, noting the "best" and "least liked" paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Santa Cruz, Calif. and New York, N.Y. Studied with Emil Carlsen and George de Forest Brush. Painted in a luministic and symbolic style.
Provenance:
Donated 1982-1992 by Diana V. Link, Buck's niece, by Mrs. Claude Buck, Buck's widow, and by Juel Buck Krisvoy-Schiller, Buck's daughter. Five works of art were transferred to the National Museum of American Art, including a self-portrait.
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 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- California -- Santa Cruz  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- California -- Santa Cruz  Search this
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Symbolism in art -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.buckclau
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-buckclau

Charles Webster and Marion Campbell Hawthorne papers

Creator:
Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930  Search this
Hawthorne, Marion Campbell  Search this
Names:
Beachcombers (Organization)  Search this
Cape Cod School of Art  Search this
Macbeth Gallery  Search this
Campbell, Harry N.  Search this
Gellatly, John, 1853-1931  Search this
Morrow, Julie Mathilde  Search this
Polasek, Albin, 1879-1965  Search this
Stillman, Joy  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Photographer:
Geiger, Caroline  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1870-1983
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence of Charles and Marion Hawthorne, their son Joseph and his wife Hazel Hawthorne; photographs of Hawthorne family and Cape Cod School of Art; printed material; exhibition records; diary pages; and a drawing reflect activities of influential painting instructor Charles Hawthorne, his school, the Cape Cod School of Art, and publications by his wife and son about him.
REEL D38: The correspondence includes letters from Europe, 1898 and later letters pertaining to the Cape Cod School of Art, ca. 1910-1930. Among the photographs are two of Hawthorne instructing an art class, one of artists' model Joy Stillman, 1927, one of Hawthorne's home, which he used as a studio, one of his student Julie Morrow de Forest, and one of a bust of Hawthorne by Albin Polasek. Also found are research files on Charles by Joseph, Hawthorne, ca. 1961, and printed material from Provincetown Art Association and American Academy of Art.
REEL 1435: 114 photographs, 1870's-1930, of Hawthorne, his family, friends (including William Paxton and Abbott H. Thayer), art classes, models, his studio, home and views of Provincetown. In addition there are an etching by Marion C. Hawthorne; a memorial catalog; a photographic self-portrait, and a printed reproduction.
REEL 2788: 35 photographs, including Charles and Marion Hawthorne, their residence, classes taught by Charles Hawthorne, Provincetown, Mass.; and a study for a painting by Joy Stillman, a student of Charles Hawthorne. Also included are 4 printed announcements for classes.
REELS 2884-2885: Pages from Marion C. Hawthorne's diary, 1911 and 1928-1929; letters from Marion to her parents and correspondence between Charles and Marion, and with Joseph, undated and ca. 1900-1932; letters from the Macbeth Gallery, ca. 1909-1923; a letter from John Gellatly, 1907; a copy of a letter from Abbott H. Thayer, 1916; and letters from others. Some of the letters are annotated by Joseph Hawthorne.
REEL 5113: Biographical material on Charles and Marion Hawthorne; correspondence, 1902-1978; financial records, 1901-1902 and 1928-1930; photographs of the Hawthorne family and the Cape Cod School of Art, ca. 1899-1930s, newspaper clippings, ca. 1918-1984; writings on Charles by Marion and Joseph; a drawing of Charles, 1907; price lists for jewelry, undated; a notebook kept by Harry N. Campbell, director of the Cape Cod School of Art, regarding art supplies for the school; biographical studies about Charles by Joseph, ca. 1980's; lists of names and addresses by Marion; and exhibition catalogs and Cape Cod School catalogs, 1913 and 1926.
UNMICROFILMED: Photographs and slides of Hawthorne's work, including photos from an album attributed to Peter A. Juley. Among the photos is one of Charles taken by Carolyn Geiger, ca. 1928 (a similar copy is filmed reel D38, fr. 306-307); and a chronological list of Hawthorne's correspondence in an unknown hand; and miscellaneous correspondence.
Biographical / Historical:
Painters; Provincetown, Mass.; Marion, b. 1870, d. 1945; Charles, b. 1872, d. 1930. Hawthorne founded the Cape Cod School of Art in 1899. He studied with William Merritt Chase at Chase's Shinnecock school in 1896. Marion C. Hawthorne was a member of the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors.
Provenance:
Material on reels D38, 2788 and 2884-85 was lent for microfilming in 1961 and 1982 by Joseph Hawthorne, son of Marion and Charles Hawthorne. Joseph later donated the previously microfilmed material in 1993, except for majority of frames 1-51 and all of frames 975-1923 on reel D38 which he retained. The material on reel 1435 was lent for microfilming in 1978 by the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, which had received it from Joseph Hawthorne. Hazel Hawthorne, Joseph's widow, donated additional material, reel 5113 and unfilmed, in 1995.
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 -- Massachusetts  Search this
Art students  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Women painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Artists' models -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.hawtchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hawtchar

Pan [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Pan  Search this
Object--Musical Instrument--Pipe  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001869
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128584
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Maiden [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001870
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128585
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Blessed Virgin [sculpture] / (photographed by Albin Polasek)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Mary  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001871
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128586
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Crucifix [sculpture] / (photographed by Albin Polasek)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1939
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Crucifixion  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001872
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128587
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St. Joseph Carrying the Christ Child [sculpture] / (photographed by Albin Polasek)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Joseph  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001873
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128588
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Head of a Man [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Photographer:
Ward, De Witt d. 1937  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1920
Topic:
Portrait male--Head  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001874
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128589
Online Media:

Unfettered [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1924
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Allegory--Other--Liberation  Search this
Study--Model  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001875
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128590
Online Media:

The Bubble [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1917
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Bubble Blowing  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001876
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128591
Online Media:

The Sower (front view) [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1912
Topic:
Occupation--Farm--Sowing  Search this
Figure male--Nude  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001877
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128592
Online Media:

The Sower (side view) [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1912
Topic:
Occupation--Farm--Sowing  Search this
Figure male--Nude  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Study--Model  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001878
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128593
Online Media:

Czechoslovakian Cause Medal (obverse) [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1917
Topic:
Allegory--Place--Czechoslovakia  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Animal--Reptile--Snake  Search this
Object--Weapon--Sword  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001879
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128594
Online Media:

Model for Forest Idyl [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Animal--Deer  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001880
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128595
Online Media:

Aspiration [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1915
Topic:
Allegory--Quality--Hope  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Religion--Angel  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001881
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128596
Online Media:

Baptismal Font [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1913
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001882
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128597
Online Media:

Pilgrim at the Eternal Gate [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1924
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Dress--Historic--Classical Dress  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Door  Search this
Allegory--Death  Search this
Homage--Ball, Webb C  Search this
Occupation--Craft--Jeweler  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001883
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128598
Online Media:

Primeval Struggle [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1921
Topic:
Figure male--Nude  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Animal--Wolf  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001884
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128599
Online Media:

Maiden of the Roman Campagna [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Polasek, Albin 1879-1965  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1911
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0001885
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_128600
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