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Selected letters from the Frank M. Etting Collection

Creator:
Etting, Frank M. (Frank Marx)  Search this
Extent:
2 Reels (ca. 100 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1767-1889
Scope and Contents:
Primarily artists' letters from the autograph section of the Etting collection, as well as 30 letters to Etting from artists or concerning art related matters. Letters to Etting are dated 1854-1889, from James R. Lambdin, Catherine A. Drinker, Edward D. Marchant, Edward Lamson Henry, William C. Sanders, Anna M. Lea, J.J. Sawyer, William B. Myers, George C. Lambdin, Peter F. Rothermel, Frank B. Mayer, and William A. Coffin. Items from the autograph section include: a receipt from Thomas Birch to Mr. Shippen, Nov. 7, 1811; letters to Robert Gilmore from William Dunlap, George Catlin, Henry Inman, John Gadsby Chapman, Thomas Cole, Thomas Doughty, Horatio Greenough, George Harvey and William Sidney Mount;
letters to Henry A. Wise from John Gadsby Chapman, Ferdinand Pettrich, and L. Walk; to G.C. Childs from William Kneass, John Neagle, and John Sully; and to Ben. Perley Poore from J.W. Osborne and Henry Stone. Additional items include letters of Pierre Eugene Du Simitiere, Charles Fraser, Alexander Galt, Sanford Robinson Gifford, Joseph Jefferson, Charles Robert Leslie, Charles Willson Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Thomas Sully, John Trumbull (to Sully), and Benjamin West; and a list of subscribers to procure a full-length painting by Thomas Sully of LaFayette for Independence Hall.
Provenance:
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955. Selected for microfilming by Frances Lichten.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Artists -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.ettifran
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ettifran

Unidentified Child

Artist:
Daniel Badger, 1699 - 1786  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91.4 × 65.4cm (36 × 25 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1765
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Squirrel  Search this
Exterior\Garden  Search this
Nature & Environment\Fruit\Cherries  Search this
Equipment\Leash  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
PC991945
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/sm46a0afb14-5331-43fb-be23-08d02e31d062
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PC991945

Mother and Two Children (Study for The Pepperrell Family)

Artist:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Child  Search this
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Medium:
Black and white chalk on pinkish buff paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 43.8 x 33.7 cm (17 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1777-1778
Topic:
Study  Search this
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Website: https://www.mfa.org/collections/search
Object number:
39.272 MFAB
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/sm45cfb7f21-f442-458b-bafc-05f9046a4fc4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_39.272_MFAB

Cadwallader Colden

Attribution:
Matthew Pratt, 23 Sep 1734 - 9 Jan 1805  Search this
Former attribution:
John Singleton Copley, 3 Jul 1738 - 9 Sep 1815  Search this
Sitter:
Cadwallader Colden, 1688 (?) - 1776  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 122.2 × 99.5 cm (48 1/8 × 39 3/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 18th Century
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Container\Basket  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table\Writing table  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Inkstand  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Bookshelf  Search this
Interior\Domestic\Study  Search this
Home Furnishings\Globe\Celestial  Search this
Nature & Environment\Fruit\Cherries  Search this
Cadwallader Colden: Male  Search this
Cadwallader Colden: Health and Medicine\Physician  Search this
Cadwallader Colden: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
Cadwallader Colden: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Cadwallader Colden: Politics and Government\Loyalist  Search this
Cadwallader Colden: Politics and Government\Lieutenant Governor\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Diana C. Titcomb
Object number:
L.91.17
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/sm453759045-c4d2-4b92-a73a-2523bd461b2a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_L.91.17

Unidentified Child

Attribution:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
127.3 x 102.2cm (50 1/8 x 40 1/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.a.
Topic:
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Dog  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: J. B. Speed Art Museum
Website: www.speedmuseum.org/
Object number:
KY010013
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/sm4cd91e764-4f41-41ec-a8a6-71e5bed2da3d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_KY010013

Child of the Smith Family

Artist:
Jeremiah Theus, 5 Apr 1716 - 17 May 1774  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.5 x 63.5cm (30 1/8 x 25")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1740-1774
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Dog  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace\Coral  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Telfair Museums
Website: www.telfair.org
Object number:
1981.14.4
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/sm42f6b1855-b874-40b7-aea7-e34037637c1f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1981.14.4

Sarah Nicholas Norton and Child

Attribution:
John Durand, 1731 - 1805  Search this
Sitter:
Sarah Nicholas Norton, c. 1740 - 1787  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
78.4cm x 66.2cm (30 7/8" x 26 1/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1770-1781
Topic:
Sarah Nicholas Norton: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Valentine Museum
Website: https://thevalentine.org/
Object number:
30.36.127
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/sm4ff83e339-c3e6-4059-ba30-37547a1dc3de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_30.36.127

Martha Tucker Newton and Child

Artist:
John Durand, 1731 - 1805  Search this
Sitter:
Martha Tucker Newton, 18th - 19th Century  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
121.9cm x 94cm (48" x 37"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1770
Topic:
Martha Tucker Newton: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Colonial Williamsburg
Object number:
G1954-273
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/sm461a4fd7e-2993-4e68-86c4-7915ea466392
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_G1954-273

Virgin and Child Holding a Book

Print Maker:
Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian, active England, 1727–1815  Search this
After:
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (called Guercino), Italian, 1591 – 1666  Search this
Medium:
Engraving in brown ink on white paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1760–1770
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Campbell Cooper
Accession Number:
1896-3-253
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4b474d4f9-d3cf-4023-9749-cddec5d063d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1896-3-253

Three Saints, the Virgin and Child in the Clouds

Print Maker:
Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian, active England, 1727–1815  Search this
After:
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (called Guercino), Italian, 1591 – 1666  Search this
Medium:
Engraving in brown ink on white paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1760–1770
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Campbell Cooper
Accession Number:
1896-3-285
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4013d9b26-203f-4db4-8786-8ab0634a15f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1896-3-285

Woman on her Knees with a Child

Print Maker:
Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian, active England, 1727–1815  Search this
After:
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (called Guercino), Italian, 1591 – 1666  Search this
Medium:
Engraving in brown ink on white paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1760–1770
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Campbell Cooper
Accession Number:
1896-3-286
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq460afcfc2-cef2-40dd-bbc4-19c86d3ee717
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1896-3-286

Two Women and a Child

Print Maker:
Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian, active England, 1727–1815  Search this
After:
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (called Guercino), Italian, 1591 – 1666  Search this
Medium:
Engraving in brown ink on white paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1760–1770
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Campbell Cooper
Accession Number:
1896-3-293
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq43bf1c310-d58e-4250-8950-7a9a044920d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1896-3-293

The First Lesson

Print Maker:
Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian, active England, 1727–1815  Search this
After:
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (called Guercino), Italian, 1591 – 1666  Search this
Medium:
Stipple engraving in brown ink and white paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
England
Date:
ca. 1775–1800
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Campbell Cooper
Accession Number:
1896-3-311
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4374c988d-a540-42af-9d4d-7e44630e60f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1896-3-311

L'homme bienfaisant

Company:
Petitpierre et Cie, (Nantes, France, 1770–1848)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed by engraved copper plate on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
Nantes, France
Date:
ca. 1785
Credit Line:
Bequest of Elinor Merrell
Accession Number:
1995-50-33-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4f6090cd4-3ebc-4bf9-93ba-5c57096d88d6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1995-50-33-a_b
Online Media:

C'est un fils, Monsieur!, Plate 17 from "Monument du Costume"

Print Maker:
Pierre-Charles Baquoy, French, 1759 - 1829  Search this
After:
Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune, (French, 1741–1814)  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
France
Date:
1776
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-94-33
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq49e8ca5b8-c276-4dd6-9d8b-be5b07b72129
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1931-94-33

Satsuma ware cylindrical cup for steeped tea

Medium:
Stoneware with clear, colorless glaze; gold lacquer repairs
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8.4 × 7.1 cm (3 5/16 × 2 13/16 in)
Style:
Satsuma ware, White Satsuma type
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Satsuma ware, White Satsuma type  Search this
playing  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
child  Search this
tea  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
lacquer repair  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1899.86
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a9c1947e-79b8-4336-9dd5-0f6e735bfdff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1899.86

Meissen figure of a child dressed in the Turkish style

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamel and gold (overall color)
child figure (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm
overall: 4 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 2 in; 12.54125 cm x 6.50875 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1765-1770
1765-1770
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1992.0427.16
Accession number:
1992.0427
Catalog number:
1992.0427.16
Collector/donor number:
264
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-752c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1419967
Online Media:

Meissen figure group of a mother and child

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue underglaze (overall color)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
figure group (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 9 in; 18.415 cm x 22.86 cm
overall: 7 5/16 in x 8 3/4 in x 4 3/8 in; 18.57375 cm x 22.225 cm x 11.1125 cm
Object Name:
figurine, group
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1761-1770
1761-1770
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0896.29
Catalog number:
1987.0896.29
Accession number:
1987.0896
Collector/donor number:
842
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0d2d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1406472
Online Media:

Meissen figure of a boy in costume

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue underglaze (overall color)
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
figure (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 4 3/4 in; 12.065 cm
overall: 4 13/16 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 12.22375 cm x 5.3975 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
figurine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1765-1770
1765-1770
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
1987.0896.31
Catalog number:
1987.0896.31
Accession number:
1987.0896
Collector/donor number:
131
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-3286-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1406474

Madonna and Child with Saint Elizabeth and John the Baptist

Original artist:
Willeboirts, Thomas  Search this
Engraver:
Green, Valentine  Search this
Designer:
Boydell, Josiah  Search this
Publisher:
Boydell, John  Search this
Maker:
Willeboirts, Thomas  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 32.4 cm x 21.7 cm; 12 3/4 in x 8 17/32 in
plate: 31.5 cm x 20.3 cm; 12 13/32 in x 8 in
Object Name:
print
engraving
mezzotint
Object Type:
Mezzotint
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1774
Subject:
Virgin and Child  Search this
Credit Line:
Marsh Collection
ID Number:
1978.0534.02.33
Accession number:
1978.0534
Catalog number:
1978.0534.02.33
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Religion
Communications
Marsh Collection
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-f5d6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1452616

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