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Harry Bowden papers

Creator:
Bowden, Harry, 1907-1965  Search this
Names:
American Abstract Artists  Search this
Bransom, Paul, 1885-  Search this
Campbell, Charles, 1905-  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Hirsch, Hy  Search this
Hobbs, Fredric  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963  Search this
Johnson, Robert E. (Robert Emory), 1932-  Search this
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984  Search this
McNeil, George, 1908-1995  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Post, George, 1906-1997  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Schevill, James Erwin, 1920-  Search this
Smith, Hassel, 1915-2007  Search this
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Weston, Brett  Search this
Weston, Edward, 1886-1958  Search this
White, Minor  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1922-1972
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, writings, sketches, drawings, paintings, and printed material.
REELS 1880-1882: Extensive correspondence with Bowden's wife, Lois; letters from Paul Bransom, Imogen Cunningham, Hi Hirsch, Hans Hofmann, Robert Johnson, George McNeil, George Post, James Schevill, Hassel Smith, Brett Weston, and Edward Weston; notes and writings on photography and art; sketches, drawings, and paintings; business papers and business correspondence from museum and gallery directors including Edward Steichen, Fred Hobbs, Charles Campbell, Minor White, and others; catalogs, clippings, and other printed materials.
REEL 1885: Ca. 500 photographs, mostly by Bowden, including photos of George Abend, Al and Frances Bernstein, Richard and Pat Bowman, M. Carles, Walter Chabrow, Imogen Cunningham, Willem de Kooning, Vic and Jeanne Di Suvero, Loyola and Ed Fourtane, Mrs. Gibson, Grabhorn, Robinson Jeffers, Aristodemos Kaldis, Lee Krasner, Darius Milhaud, Gordon Onslow-Ford, Phylis and Bob Pauey, Jackson Pollock's studio, Otis Oldfield, George Post, Kenneth Price, Ad Reinhardt, Kenneth Rexroth, Serge Trubach, Edward and Brett Weston, Yvor Winters, Wilfred Zogbaum, and Aldous Huxley. Also included are photographs Bowden, Bowden's family, his wife, Lois, nudes, his works, and exhibits.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and photographer; San Francisco, California. Studied with Hans Hofmann; founding member of the American Abstract Artists and was associated with the Artists' Gallery; photography influenced by Edward Weston.
Provenance:
Lois Bowden, Harry Bowden's widow, donated the greater part of this collection to the Archives of American Art via Charles Campbell of the Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, Calif. Mr. Campbell subsequently donated 28 additional photographs.
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
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Photographers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Photography, Artistic -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Painting, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bowdharr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw971f420b7-0757-46d2-a6bd-881c34e604e8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bowdharr

Untitled (Carved Wooden Face)

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Figure\fragment\face  Search this
Object\art object\sculpture  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1655
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bc94f9b6-3ac6-4960-a1ca-262d826ab662
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1655

Untitled (Swamp)

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Landscape\marsh  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1656
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e84b5b9f-49d9-42ba-a62d-f8fee8ac7259
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1656

Alaska

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 3/4 x 12 7/8 in. (27.1 x 32.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\Alaska  Search this
Waterscape\coast  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1657
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b8cd4ee7-80c1-4d85-aa85-5fe4e90bbf07
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1657

Untitled (Pines, Trunks)

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Landscape\forest  Search this
Landscape\tree\pine tree  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1658
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ea52cdda-b318-4903-b3c8-490273f7fbe5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1658

Untitled (Snow Covered Mountains)

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\weather\cloud  Search this
Landscape\weather\snow  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1659
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d66d7745-58a6-45a5-b40b-85d47668613a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1659

Untitled (Stalks, Rhubarb)

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Topic:
Landscape\plant\rhubarb  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1660
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk745a46bb6-82f6-430b-a51c-ddb9b3e898e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1660

Untitled

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 11 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. (28.5 x 27.3 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\rocks  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1661
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7dec3f85b-572a-4c77-bd35-77a95eb350a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1661

Untitled (Wormwood)

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Animal\insect\worm  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1662
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk759dce9b2-7517-4d6f-9728-444766584e4e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1662

Untitled (Ice Crystal)

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Object\other\mineral  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1663
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7826d9673-54e9-47af-a4ac-5698da3d51a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1663

Untitled (Water Rock)

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Landscape\water  Search this
Landscape\rocks  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1664
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk765901423-e1bb-48ce-8148-46a611b6329b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1664

Untitled (Stonewall)

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Architecture\detail\wall  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1973, Brett Weston
Object number:
1983.63.1665
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e0d8aff5-4ba4-4ffd-9c3b-44239698270b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1665

Tide Pool

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (24.0 x 19.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1975
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Joshua P. Smith
Copyright:
© 1975, Brett Weston
Object number:
1984.126.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76d7c364f-64e3-44d2-9d19-a1f792612c2b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.126.5

Banyan Roots

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 9 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. (24.5 x 19.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Landscape\tree\banyan tree  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Joshua P. Smith
Object number:
1985.74.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70a954256-dced-437c-bcbc-60eae872f4ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.74.17

Swamp

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (19.5 x 24.3 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1947
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\marsh  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Joshua P. Smith
Object number:
1985.74.18
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ff41104c-cddd-4f76-b467-5a172ea3a7aa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.74.18

Reflection

Artist:
Brett Weston, born Los Angeles, CA 1911-died HI 1993  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 9 1/4 x 7 5/8 in. (23.6 x 19.3 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1955
Topic:
Abstract\geometric  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Joshua P. Smith
Object number:
1985.74.19
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk737ecd148-7bf6-4068-aa4a-0700c83a11c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.74.19

Brett Weston, 1911-1993 [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_77070

Harry Bowden papers, 1922-1972

Creator:
Bowden, Harry, 1907-1965  Search this
Subject:
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Huxley, Aldous  Search this
Krasner, Lee  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Smith, Hassel  Search this
Weston, Brett  Search this
Weston, Edward  Search this
Steichen, Edward  Search this
Campbell, Charles  Search this
Bransom, Paul  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen  Search this
Hirsch, Hy  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Johnson, Robert E. (Robert Emory)  Search this
White, Minor  Search this
McNeil, George  Search this
Post, George  Search this
Hobbs, Fredric  Search this
Schevill, James Erwin  Search this
American Abstract Artists  Search this
Citation:
Harry Bowden papers, 1922-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Photography, Artistic -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Painting, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6780
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208906
AAA_collcode_bowdharr
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208906

Margery Mann files on photography, 1955-1978

Creator:
Mann, Margery, 1919-1977  Search this
Subject:
Graham, Martha  Search this
Connor, Linda  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen  Search this
Dater, Judy  Search this
Heinecken, Robert  Search this
Noggle, Anne  Search this
Rice, Leland  Search this
Swedlund, Charles  Search this
Tress, Arthur  Search this
Uelsmann, Jerry  Search this
Walker, Todd  Search this
Welpott, Jack  Search this
Weston, Brett  Search this
Bullock, Wynn  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Group f.64  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Margery Mann files on photography, 1955-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Photography -- History -- Sources  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7982
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210151
AAA_collcode_mannmarg
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210151

Focus Gallery records, 1963-1987

Creator:
Focus Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Uelsmann, Jerry  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Hosoe, Eikō  Search this
Johnston, Helen  Search this
Leibovitz, Annie  Search this
Porter, Eliot  Search this
Bullock, Wynn  Search this
Caponigro, Paul  Search this
Adams, Ansel  Search this
Brandt, Bill  Search this
Abbott, Berenice  Search this
Weston, Brett  Search this
Heinecken, Robert  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen  Search this
Dater, Judy  Search this
Torren Gallery  Search this
George Eastman House  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Citation:
Focus Gallery records, 1963-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Visitors' books  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Photography -- Exhibitions  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photographers -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Photography  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10224
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213302
AAA_collcode_focugall
Theme:
Art Market
Photography
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213302
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