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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

Angelica Church with Maid and Child [Philip or Catherine]

Artist:
John Trumbull, 6 Jun 1756 - 10 Nov 1843  Search this
Other attribution:
John Reynolds  Search this
Sitter:
Angelica Schuyler Church, 1756 - 1815  Search this
Mrs. Peter, 1750 - 1850?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91.6cm x 71.1cm (36 1/16" x 28"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1785
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Bonnet  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Sofa  Search this
Mrs. Peter: Female  Search this
Angelica Schuyler Church: Female  Search this
Angelica Schuyler Church: Society and Social Change\Socialite  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
CT040076
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/sm45b8ac5cb-1bfe-466c-ad2b-c5990ff7b913
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CT040076

Artist's Wife and Child

Alternate Title:
Elizabeth Shewell West and Unidentified Child
Artist:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Sitter:
Elizabeth Shewell West, 1741 - 1814  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (estimate): 33.2 × 51.3cm (13 1/16 × 20 3/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1765-1785
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Shoes  Search this
Interior\Domestic  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Dog  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Scarf  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Cradle  Search this
Elizabeth Shewell West: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Yale Center for British Art
Object number:
B1975.4.1622
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/sm4341364ac-f3f2-46b8-9fea-fcd954d0e8f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_B1975.4.1622

Mother and Child in White

Alternate Title:
Unidentified Woman and Child
Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher (estimate): 89.5 x 68.7cm (35 1/4 x 27 1/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1790
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Flowers  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Shawl  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cap\Mobcap  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Ribbon  Search this
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Gallery of Art
Website: www.nga.gov
Object number:
1980.62.39 NGA
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/sm475c9f1d6-73b5-4ff8-bfa9-9bbb6e0042af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1980.62.39_NGA

Mrs. Nicholas Lane and Child

Artist:
Benjamin Blyth, c. 1746 - after 1787  Search this
Sitter:
Nancy Lane, 1752 - 1800  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
1781
Topic:
Toy\Rattle  Search this
Nancy Lane: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Marvin Sadik Fine Arts, Inc.
Website: www.marvinsadik.com/
Object number:
DLR00974
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/sm458de676c-5223-487b-af3f-a20f1b3bf982
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR00974

Unidentified Child

Artist:
James Peale, 1749 - 24 May 1831  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2 × 63.5cm (30 × 25")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1770-1775
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Bird  Search this
Nature & Environment\Rock  Search this
Equipment\Leash  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Colonial Williamsburg
Object number:
VA060079
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/sm4c0df11e7-46fe-4616-86c3-d4c3eeb30d9f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VA060079

Lady Williams and Child

Artist:
Ralph Earl, 11 May 1751 - 16 Aug 1801  Search this
Former attribution:
George Romney, 26 Dec 1734 - 15 Nov 1802  Search this
Sitter:
Lady Williams, c. 1755 - ?  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
127.6 x 101cm (50 1/4 x 39 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1783
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Bonnet  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Inkstand  Search this
Lady Williams: Female  Search this
Lady Williams: Rulers and Nobility\Aristocrat  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/
Object number:
06.179 MMA
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/sm490ed826b-89cb-4b5f-abfb-f493d99a7caf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_06.179_MMA

Hannah Cazneau Brewer

Attribution:
James Peale, 1749 - 24 May 1831  Search this
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Alleged:
Hannah Cazneau Brewer, born mid 18th Century  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Sight: 3.5 x 2.5cm (1 3/8 x 1")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1790
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Hannah Cazneau Brewer: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Website: www.rwnaf.org/
Object number:
493 RWN
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/sm463e9aa2f-79e1-4a30-b7a9-6ac154e59da0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_493_RWN

Mother and Child

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink drawing
Dimensions:
Estimate: 17.7 x 12.2 cm (6 15/16 x 4 13/16" )
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1783
Topic:
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings
Website: www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/
Object number:
1871-6-10-761
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/sm4d0b1f79b-8ae8-47c7-90fa-1aaf24279f3f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1871-6-10-761

Unidentified Child

Artist:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Ink and wash on paper
Dimensions:
17.4cm x 14cm (6 7/8" x 5 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1784
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Milwaukee Art Museum
Website: www.mam.org/
Object number:
M1961.91
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/sm4ab93d47f-5011-4246-8282-9cb6962e1ff5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_M1961.91

Unidentified Woman and Child

Artist:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
31.5cm x 25.1cm (12 3/8" x 9 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1789
Topic:
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Addison Gallery of American Art
Website: www.andover.edu/addison/
Object number:
1938.44 AG
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/sm40d93c2f9-3c18-427f-a2e7-1c451c533708
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1938.44_AG

Unidentified Woman and Child

Artist:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
31.6cm x 24.6cm (12 7/16" x 9 11/16"), Sight
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1789
Topic:
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Addison Gallery of American Art
Website: www.andover.edu/addison/
Object number:
1953.25
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/sm449a83e4b-6175-4846-9587-55264dd35c84
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1953.25

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

Unidentified Child

Artist:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Ink and wash on paper
Dimensions:
17cm x 13.7cm (6 11/16" x 5 3/8"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1784
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Milwaukee Art Museum
Website: www.mam.org/
Object number:
M1961.92
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/sm4dca375e9-fb4d-4fb9-bdfe-a05a877efc4f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_M1961.92

Pomona

Print Maker:
Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian, active England, 1727–1815  Search this
After:
Giovanni Battista Cipriani, Italian, 1727–1785, active England, 1755–1785  Search this
Medium:
Stipple engraving in brown ink on white paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
England
Date:
1787
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Campbell Cooper
Accession Number:
1896-3-318
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/kq4944dfe3d-e080-468e-bcdd-463624b646b5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1896-3-318

Neptune, ou la maitrise des mers (Neptune or the Mastery of the Sea)

Maker:
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:
France
Date:
ca. 1795
Credit Line:
Bequest of Elinor Merrell
Accession Number:
1995-50-86
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/kq448a6bb40-324d-45a1-baf0-6bfa872daefb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1995-50-86

Proof for textile: Don Quichotte [Don Quixote]

Print Maker:
Jean-Jacques Lagrenée the Younger, 1739 – 1821  Search this
Manufacturer:
Oberkampf & Cie., (Jouy-en-Josas, France, 1759–1815)  Search this
Author:
Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish, 1547–1616  Search this
Medium:
Engraving in dark brown gum paste ink on pieced laid paper with four deckle edges
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
Jouy, France
Date:
1780
Credit Line:
Gift of Bridget Mahon
Accession Number:
1898-21-17-b
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/kq4980fbf5b-7d89-408e-94e9-5e037e70cc6e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1898-21-17-b

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
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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

Virgin and Infant Jesus Asleep

Original artist:
Conca, Sebastiano  Search this
Publisher:
Boydell, John  Search this
Engraver:
Michel, Jean Baptiste  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
sheet: 22.75 cm x 18.25 cm; 8 31/32 in x 7 3/16 in
plate: 19.5 cm x 22.75 cm; 7 11/16 in x 8 31/32 in
Object Name:
print
engraving
Object Type:
Engraving
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1781
Subject:
Virgin and Child  Search this
Credit Line:
Marsh Collection
ID Number:
1978.0534.02.77
Accession number:
1978.0534
Catalog number:
1978.0534.02.77
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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/ng49ca746b1-d4a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1694039
Online Media:

The Holy Family with John the Baptist

Publisher:
Boydell, John  Search this
Original artist:
Rottenhammer, Hans  Search this
Engraver:
Michel, Jean Baptiste  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 17 cm; 8 9/32 in x 6 11/16 in
plate: 19.75 cm x 15.25 cm; 7 25/32 in x 6 in
Object Name:
Print
print
stipple engraving
Object Type:
Stipple Engraving
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1781
Subject:
Virgin and Child  Search this
Credit Line:
Marsh Collection
ID Number:
1978.0534.03.32
Accession number:
1978.0534
Catalog number:
1978.0534.03.32
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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/ng49ca746b2-c19a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_786087

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