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[Miscellaneous Flower Arrangements]: a still life arrangement of fruits and vegetables in an urn.

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 in. x 4in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Miscellaneous Flower Arrangements (Summit, New Jersey)
United States -- New Jersey -- Union -- Summit
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Summit  Search this
Fruit  Search this
Vegetables  Search this
Urns  Search this
Butterflies  Search this
Nests  Search this
Eggs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item GCA039007
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Unidentified Garden Images / United States / New Jersey / GCA039: Summit -- Miscellaneous Flower Arrangements
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6db08be0c-8a67-41fa-bff1-e752c85b90b1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5279

"Goya's Still Lifes"

Collection Creator:
Rosenblum, Robert  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2000-2001
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and electronic media with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Robert Rosenblum Papers, circa 1927-2009, bulk 1950-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Robert Rosenblum Papers
Robert Rosenblum Papers / Series 3: Lectures, Writings, and Writing Project Files / Lectures
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f8b69488-040f-4e16-b4dd-53db1decb030
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-roserobe-ref278

Smashing (paper) cars with Jimmie Durham

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-10-19T12:15:02.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
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hirshhornmuseum
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
YouTube Channel:
hirshhornmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_RUDfsNFZEOw

Photographer Albert Watson

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-11-10T02:03:46.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
See more by:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_M2993rnB2Vs

Pixels and Painting: Artist Talk with Kristoffer Zetterstrand

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-09-07T00:14:17.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
See more by:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_lNeRQuiKBd4

Homage to Thomas Eakins

Artist:
Raphael Soyer, 25 Dec 1899 - 4 Nov 1987  Search this
Sitter:
Leonard Baskin, 15 Aug 1922 - 3 June 2000  Search this
Raphael Soyer, 25 Dec 1899 - 4 Nov 1987  Search this
Mary Soyer, 20th century  Search this
Edward Hopper, 22 Jul 1882 - 15 May 1967  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich, 10 Jul 1897 - 27 Mar 1987  Search this
Moses Soyer, 25 Dec 1899 - 1974  Search this
Reginald Marsh, 14 Mar 1898 - 3 Jul 1954  Search this
Jack Levine, 3 Jan 1915 - 8 Nov 2010  Search this
John Koch, 1909 - 1978  Search this
Edwin Walter Dickinson, 1891 - 1978  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III, 30 Sep 1888 - 8 Dec 1970  Search this
John Dobbs, 2 Aug 1931 - 9 Aug 2011  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 223.8 × 203.7 cm (88 1/8 × 80 3/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1964-1965
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Artwork\Painting  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drinking vessel\Glass  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Edwin Walter Dickinson: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Edwin Walter Dickinson: Male  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Male  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Literature\Writer  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Humanities and Social Sciences\Critic\Art  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Visual Arts\Curator  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Visual Arts\Art Historian  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Director  Search this
John Koch: Male  Search this
John Koch: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
John Koch: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Jack Levine: Male  Search this
Jack Levine: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Mary Soyer: Female  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Male  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Literature\Editor  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Military\Navy  Search this
John Dobbs: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John Dobbs: Male  Search this
John Dobbs: Military\Army  Search this
John Dobbs: Education\Educator\Professor\Art  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Male  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Etcher  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Lithographer  Search this
Raphael Soyer: Male  Search this
Raphael Soyer: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Raphael Soyer: Visual Arts\Founder  Search this
Raphael Soyer: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Raphael Soyer: Literature\Writer\Art  Search this
Moses Soyer: Male  Search this
Moses Soyer: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Moses Soyer: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Male  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Landscape  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Still life  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Muralist  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Ceramicist  Search this
Edward Hopper: Male  Search this
Edward Hopper: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
66.4721
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/sm4368f65df-acb7-42a6-bbfe-3683c3a026b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_66.4721

William Merritt Chase

Artist:
Harriet Blackstone, 13 Nov 1864 - 16 Mar 1939  Search this
Sitter:
William Merritt Chase, 1 Nov 1849 - 25 Oct 1916  Search this
Medium:
Oil on composite board
Dimensions:
15.8cm x 10.8cm (6 1/4" x 4 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Place:
België\Vlaanderen\West-Vlaanderen\Bruges
Date:
1912
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Pince-nez  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
William Merritt Chase: Male  Search this
William Merritt Chase: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
William Merritt Chase: Education\Founder\School  Search this
William Merritt Chase: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Still life  Search this
William Merritt Chase: Visual Arts\Architect\Landscape architect  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of Stell Anderson, 1967
Object number:
NPG.70.15
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm480fab382-80d8-4355-a8e5-ff91741e6a66
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.70.15

Sarah Miriam Peale Self-Portrait

Artist:
Sarah Miriam Peale, 19 May 1800 - 4 Feb 1885  Search this
Sitter:
Sarah Miriam Peale, 19 May 1800 - 4 Feb 1885  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 59.7 x 45.7cm (23 1/2 x 18")
Frame: 76.2 x 64.1 x 5.1cm (30 x 25 1/4 x 2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1818
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
Sarah Miriam Peale: Female  Search this
Sarah Miriam Peale: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Sarah Miriam Peale: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Still life  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.84.178
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b3f0ef80-8f50-4531-a206-5f82d7219fa4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.84.178

Study for "Homage to Thomas Eakins"

Artist:
Raphael Soyer, 25 Dec 1899 - 4 Nov 1987  Search this
Sitter:
Leonard Baskin, 15 Aug 1922 - 3 June 2000  Search this
Edward Hopper, 22 Jul 1882 - 15 May 1967  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich, 10 Jul 1897 - 27 Mar 1987  Search this
Moses Soyer, 25 Dec 1899 - 1974  Search this
Reginald Marsh, 14 Mar 1898 - 3 Jul 1954  Search this
Jack Levine, 3 Jan 1915 - 8 Nov 2010  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III, 30 Sep 1888 - 8 Dec 1970  Search this
Medium:
Oil and charcoal on canvas
Dimensions:
105.4 × 100.3 cm (41 1/2 × 39 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1964
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Artwork\Painting  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Male  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Literature\Writer  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Humanities and Social Sciences\Critic\Art  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Visual Arts\Curator  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Visual Arts\Art Historian  Search this
Lloyd Goodrich: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Director  Search this
Jack Levine: Male  Search this
Jack Levine: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Male  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Literature\Editor  Search this
Leonard Baskin: Military\Navy  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Male  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Etcher  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Reginald Marsh: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Lithographer  Search this
Moses Soyer: Male  Search this
Moses Soyer: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Moses Soyer: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Male  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Landscape  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Still life  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Muralist  Search this
Henry Varnum Poor, III: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Ceramicist  Search this
Edward Hopper: Male  Search this
Edward Hopper: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
86.4432
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/sm42fc2bcb2-4821-4e83-b75a-e5b295400fec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_86.4432

Still Life with Compote, (painting)

Painter:
Dickinson, Preston 1889-1930  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1922
Topic:
Still Life--Other--Dish  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8G190004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479030

Hofmann, Hans: Paintings, Landscapes, Still Lifes, AEG 5th

Collection Creator:
André Emmerich Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 221, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Access of diaries and appointment books required written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
André Emmerich Gallery records and André Emmerich papers, circa 1929-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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André Emmerich Gallery records
André Emmerich Gallery records / Series 16: Photographic Materials / 16.3: Installations
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9510775cc-f73c-4b9a-b8ef-e63510cac574
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-andremmg-ref7687

Hofmann, Hans: Landscapes, Still Lifes, and Abstractions, 1995-1996

Collection Creator:
André Emmerich Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 221, Folder 53
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1995-1996
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Access of diaries and appointment books required written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
André Emmerich Gallery records and André Emmerich papers, circa 1929-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
André Emmerich Gallery records
André Emmerich Gallery records / Series 16: Photographic Materials / 16.3: Installations
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw907ffc2bb-1d7c-4b5a-a036-67e20cf23d1e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-andremmg-ref7712

"Hans Hofmann's America: Landscapes, Still Lifes & Abstractions," 1995 December 7-1996 January 20

Collection Creator:
André Emmerich Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 37, Folder 68
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Access of diaries and appointment books required written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
André Emmerich Gallery records and André Emmerich papers, circa 1929-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
André Emmerich Gallery records
André Emmerich Gallery records / Series 5: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94e0907d6-5f6e-49d0-9eaa-90a472289fd0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-andremmg-ref2109

Motherwell, Robert - Clippings

Collection Creator:
André Emmerich Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 60, Folder 46
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1976-1980
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Access of diaries and appointment books required written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
André Emmerich Gallery records and André Emmerich papers, circa 1929-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
André Emmerich Gallery records
André Emmerich Gallery records / Series 6: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fdc3e51b-5ab5-4ca8-9fe4-8d73d56efb0a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-andremmg-ref3006
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Pepper, Beverly - Clippings

Collection Creator:
André Emmerich Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 61, Folder 37
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963, 1969-1971
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Access of diaries and appointment books required written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
André Emmerich Gallery records and André Emmerich papers, circa 1929-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
André Emmerich Gallery records
André Emmerich Gallery records / Series 6: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94f054bb0-b0f6-4674-8e09-0c91fbe4a0bc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-andremmg-ref3055
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Durand, Asher Brown

Collection Creator:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 64, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1867-1887
1900
Collection Restrictions:
This bulk of this collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Academy of Design records
National Academy of Design records / Series 18: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw904e8b170-3bde-4605-88e7-7e06ebda50f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-natiacad-ref1120
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Dorothy Dehner papers

Creator:
Dehner, Dorothy, 1901-1994  Search this
Names:
Philadelphia Art Alliance  Search this
Willard Gallery  Search this
Graham, John, 1887-1961  Search this
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Extent:
4.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Photographs
Date:
1920-1987
bulk 1951-1987
Summary:
The papers of Dorothy Dehner measure approximately 4.5 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1987, with the bulk of the material dating from 1951 to 1987. The collection documents the life and work of the sculptor. Papers include extensive correspondence, business and financial papers, writings, interviews, printed material, photographs, student papers, one item of art work, and scattered personal papers and material relating to David Smith.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of Dorothy Dehner measure approximately 4.5 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1987, with the bulk of the material dating from 1951 to 1987. The collection documents the life and work of the sculptor. Papers include extensive correspondence, business and financial papers, writings, interviews, printed material, photographs, student papers, one item of art work, and scattered personal papers and material relating to David Smith.

Comprising a series of biographical material are interviews (mostly untranscribed), personal papers such as notes on Dehner's biography and career, list of things taken from Bolton Landing, recipes, and a wedding announcement for her stepdaughter, Abby Mann Thernstrom, and material relating to David Smith such as a copy of his last will and testament, a letter of introduction (dating from their trip to Europe in the mid-1930s), and a chronology of Smith's life.

Correspondence consists of numerous letters and enclosures concerning both professional and personal matters. Correspondents include artists, museums, galleries, art dealers, researchers, curators, friends, and relatives. Correspondence documents Dehner's various personal and professional relationships, the active role she played in promoting and exhibiting her art work, as well as the key role she played in fostering art historical research (on David Smith, herself, and other artists of her era), and her many other creative activities, including her various writing efforts.

Found amongst Dehner's business and financial papers are records relating to various galleries and/or exhibitions, including the Willard Gallery and exhibitions at the Philadelphia Art Alliance and Parsons-Dreyfuss Gallery, and to various projects, such as the Committee for the American Participation in the Triennale and the Great Southwest Industrial Park, as well as scattered records relating to personal business matters and finances, such as lists, tax records, authentication of art works, and sales agreements.

Dehner's writings include poems (including one dated from high school and drafts of ones published in Tracks), various pieces on John Graham (including versions of a memoir, which were published as a foreword to the re-issue of System and Dialectics of Art and as an article in Leonardo) and on David Smith (including articles on their first meeting and on Smith's 1940 work, "Medals for Dishonor"), lectures and speeches, and various pieces on art and other topics. Writings shed light on other aspects of Dehner's creativity and concern. Also included are writings of others, some of which shed light on Dehner's life and work.

Also found amongst Dehner's papers are printed material, including exhibition catalogs, announcements, and clippings (on herself and Smith, and to a limited extent, on other artists); an undated etching by Dehner which seems to have originally belong to Garnett McCoy, former Curator of the Archives; and photographs of Dehner, her second husband, Ferdinand Mann, John Graham, and various works of art, as well as an abstract photograph by David Smith, dating from circa 1934.
Arrangement:
The Dorothy Dehner papers are arranged into 7 series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1935-1982 (bulk 1950s-1982) (Box 1; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1927-1987 (Boxes 1-4; 2.6 linear feet)

Series 3: Business and Financial Papers, 1940-1985 (Box 4; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 4: Writings, 1920, 1951-1987 (Box 4; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1940-1987 (Boxes 4-5; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 6: Art Work, undated (OV1; 1 item)

Series 7: Photographs, 1930s-1986 (Box 5; 0.1 linear feet)

The collection has not been re-filmed to reflect the above arrangement. In an effort to provide continued access to the existing microfilm, microfilm reel information was gathered from previous box and folder labels and is provided, where possible, in parentheses after folder titles in the container listing below. Unfilmed material has likewise been noted. Researchers should note that reel numbers have not been verified.
Biographical Note:
Dorothy Dehner was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1901. Her father died when she was about ten and the family moved to Pasadena, California in 1915. After the death of her mother and sister, she was raised by her mother's sister, Aunt Florence. Dehner was exposed to art as a child, receiving instruction in drawing and painting. She studied drama for a year at UCLA in 1922-1923 before moving to New York with the intention of pursuing a theatrical career. In 1925, she traveled alone to Europe, where she visited Italy, Switzerland, and France and where she began to draw seriously.

Upon her return to New York, Dehner enrolled in the Art Students League intending to study sculpture, but, uninspired by the work of William Zorach's sculpture class, ended up studying drawing with Kimon Nicolaides instead. In 1926, she met fellow artist David Smith in the rooming house they shared. At her suggestion, he too enrolled in the Art Students League. In 1927, they were married.

At the League, Dehner and Smith studied with the modernist painter, Jan Matulka, and befriended Weber and Thomas Furlong, through whom they met the Russian painter and theoretician, John Graham. Graham introduced them to the avant-garde art world and ended up having a profound influence on them both and their work. Around this time, they also befriended other young artists, such as Adolph Gottlieb, Mark Rothko, and Edgar and Lucille Corcos Levy. In 1929, after a visit to the Furlong's summer home in upstate New York, Dehner and Smith bought a farm in Bolton Landing, which became their permanent home in 1940 and was later named Terminal Iron Works. They spent eight months in the Virgin Islands, in 1931-1932, where Dehner painted abstract still lifes of shells and marine life. In the fall of 1935, they traveled to Europe, where they met up with Graham in Paris, spent five months in Greece, and toured the Soviet Union, with other stops along the way.

During her years at Bolton Landing (from 1940 to 1950), Dehner progressed in her work, producing a series of paintings titled Life on the Farm and embarking upon a series of abstract geometric drawings in ink and watercolor. In 1943, she had a joint exhibition with Smith at the Albany Institute of History and Art. Three years later, she participated in the annual exhibition of Audubon Artists and was awarded a first prize for drawing; and in 1948, she had her first one-woman show at Skidmore College.

Dehner left Bolton Landing in 1950 (she was divorced from Smith two years later) and returned to school, earning her degree from Skidmore College in 1952. She moved back to New York City, and supported herself over the next several years by teaching at various schools, including the Barnard School for Girls. She had her first solo exhibition in the city at the Rose Fried Gallery, and studied engraving at Stanley William Hayter's Atelier 17. At this point, Dehner started making sculpture, first experimenting in wax and then casting her wax sculptures in bronze. In 1955, she began working at the Sculpture Center, and from this point on, focused mainly on sculpture with occasional forays in drawing and print-making. In addition to works in bronze, she went on to create sculptures in wood (during the 1970s) and steel (during the 1980s).

In 1955, Dehner married the New York publisher, Ferdinand Mann. That same year, she joined the Willard Gallery, run by Marian Willard. She had her first exhibition of drawings there in 1955 (which led to a solo exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago) and her first sculpture show there in 1957; she continued to show at the Willard Gallery regularly until 1976. Over the next several decades, Dehner's work was frequently exhibited in solo and groups shows at museums and galleries across the country, and was acquired for both public and private collections.

In addition to her art work, Dehner was also a published poet and writer. She wrote the foreword to the 1971 re-issue of John Graham's System and Dialectics of Art, and an essay on David Smith's "Medals for Dishonor," which was published in Art Journal in 1977. And two of her poems, "Past Tense" and "Two Lines," appeared in the journal Tracks in 1977.

Dehner continued to work into her nineties. She passed away in 1994.
Related Material:
Other resources in the Archives relating to Dorothy Dehner include oral history interviews with Dehner, October 1965 and December 1966, and a photograph of Dehner by Dena, 1966.
Separated Material:
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming on reels D298 (portions), D298A, 1269 (portions) and 1372, including photographs of Dorothy Dehner and David Smith, sketchbooks, correspondence between Dehner and Smith, an inventory, and some printed material. Lent materials were returned to the lender. To aid researchers, an attempt has been made to note the corresponding reel number for each folder in the collection container listing.
Provenance:
The Dorothy Dehner papers were donated 1967-1987 in increments by Dorothy Dehner. She also lent materials for microfilming between 1967 and 1977, some of which was subsequently donated. The art work in the collection most likely belonged to Garnett McCoy originally, and was included in the collection during processing in 2005.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Photographs
Citation:
Dorothy Dehner papers, 1920-1987 (bulk 1951-1987). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dehndoro
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94755f855-b54f-4a52-a95c-a8c0d6e92ba7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dehndoro
Online Media:

Oleanders, (painting)

Painter:
Worden, John Lorimer 1876-1954  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1914
Topic:
Still Life--Flower--Oleander  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9A200001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_245559

Nasturtiums, (painting)

Painter:
Worden, John Lorimer 1876-1954  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1915
Topic:
Still Life--Flower--Nasturtium  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9A200005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_245563

Snow Balls, (painting)

Painter:
Worden, John Lorimer 1876-1954  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1916
Topic:
Still Life--Flower--Hydrangea  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9A200007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_345765

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