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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection

Creator:
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Names:
Anshutz, Thomas Pollock, 1851-1912  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1846-1916  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815  Search this
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919  Search this
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
James McNeill Whistler, 1834-1903  Search this
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Raphaelle, 1774-1825  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Rubens, 1784-1865  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Smillie, James David, 1833-1909  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Vanderlyn, John, 1775-1852  Search this
Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
1.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1731-1918
Summary:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection dates from 1731-1917 and measures 1.7 linear feet comprised of 226 letters, portrait prints, and other documents signed by American artists.
Scope and Contents:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection dates from 1731-1917 and measures 1.7 linear feet comprised of 226 letters, portrait prints, and other documents signed by American artists.

Originally titled by Hart as "The History of Art in America as Told in a Remarkable Collection of Autograph Letters and Documents of Celebrated American Artists of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century," the collection includes letters and other items signed by Thomas Anshutz, John J. Audubon, William Merritt Chase, Frederic Edwin Church, John Singleton Copley, Kenyon Cox, Thomas Eakins, Jervis McEntee, Samuel F.B. Morse, Charles Willson Peale, Raphaelle Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Rubens Peale, Titian Peale, James Daivd Smillie, Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Sully, Abbott Handerson Thayer, John Vanderlyn, Elihu Vedder, John Quincy Adams Ward, Benjamin West, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, and many others.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 1 series.

Series 1: Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1917 (226 items; Box 1-5)
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Henry Hart (1847-1918) was a historian, lawyer, writer, and director, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1882-1904. Widely, he published on the subject of 18th and 19th century portraiture in the United States.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the personal papers of Charles Henry Hart, dating from 1774-1930, bulk 1888-1918.
Provenance:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection was donated to the Archives of American Art in 1954 as an anonymous gift. It is assumed that Hart assembled the letters. Original collation was two letterbooks entitled "The History of Art in America as Tolk in a Remarkable Collection of Autograph Letters and Documents of Celebrated American Artists of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century."
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection is 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:
Autographs -- Collections  Search this
Artists -- United States -- Portraits  Search this
Autographs -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Artists -- United States -- Autographs  Search this
Citation:
Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hartchar
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hartchar

Smit-Tar

Collection Creator:
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1715-1915
Scope and Contents:
Smith, Francis Hopkinson

Smith, J.R.

Staigg, Richard Morrell

Story, George Henry

Story, William Wetmore

Stuart, Gilbert

Sully, Thomas

Sully, Lawrence

Suydam, James Augustus

Tarbell, Edmund Charles
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection is 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.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Charles Henry Hart autograph collection
Charles Henry Hart autograph collection / Series 1: Charles Henry Hart autograph collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-hartchar-ref25

Gilbert Stuart / Carrie Rebora Barratt and Ellen G. Miles

Author:
Barratt, Carrie Rebora  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828  Search this
Miles, Ellen Gross 1941-  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 338 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Portraits
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
C2004
18th century
19th century
Topic:
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_744097

Oil portraits of American notables by early American artists : 10 ivory miniatures by Hugh Bridport, and Colonial furniture, silver plate, mirrors, andirons, Tucker and other procelains from the Lehman family, of Germantown, the Breintnall family, of Philadelphia, and the late Judge J. Henry Williams, of Philadelphia ... to be sold ... Feb. 5th, 1920 ..

Author:
Stan. V. Henkels (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828  Search this
Physical description:
23 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Portraits
Place:
United States
Date:
1920
[1920]
18th century
19th century
Topic:
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait painting--Catalogs  Search this
Miniature painting, American--Catalogs  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Biography  Search this
Call number:
ND1311.1 .O392 1920
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_457720

Of arms and artists : the American Revolution through painters' eyes / Paul Staiti

Author:
Staiti, Paul J.  Search this
Subject:
Peale, Charles Willson 1741-1827  Search this
Copley, John Singleton 1738-1815  Search this
Trumbull, John 1756-1843  Search this
West, Benjamin 1738-1820  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828  Search this
Physical description:
389 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Art and the revolution
Art
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
18th century
Revolution, 1775-1783
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Painting--Political aspects--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1078179

Portrait of a Gentleman in Plum Coat, (painting)

Painter:
Stuart, Gilbert 1755-1828  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
18th c
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 62441523
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_111807

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