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Helmut von Erffa letters, 1944

Creator:
Erffa, Helmut von, 1900-1979  Search this
Swarthmore College  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Price, F. Newlin (Frederic Newlin)  Search this
Citation:
Helmut von Erffa letters, 1944. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Curators -- New Jersey -- New Brunswick  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5760
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208599
AAA_collcode_erffhelm
Theme:
New Deal
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208599

Matthew Baigell papers, [ca. 1965-1985]

Creator:
Baigell, Matthew, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Weichsel, John  Search this
Davis, Stuart  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy  Search this
Sherman, Hoyt Leon  Search this
Gottlieb, Harry  Search this
Gropper, William  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Lozowick, Louis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Matthew Baigell papers, [ca. 1965-1985]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Cubism  Search this
Regionalism  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5835
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208675
AAA_collcode_baigmatt
Theme:
Diaries
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208675

Matthew Baigell papers

Creator:
Baigell, Matthew  Search this
Names:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906  Search this
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964  Search this
Gottlieb, Harry, 1895-  Search this
Gropper, William, 1897-1977  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997  Search this
Lozowick, Louis, 1892-1973  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Sherman, Hoyt Leon, 1903-  Search this
Weichsel, John, 1870-1946  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
[ca. 1965-1985]
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings and research material concerning Thomas Hart Benton and Baigell's other writings. Also included is a ca. 1965 interview with Hoyt Sherman conducted by Baigell.
REEL 2086: Letters, notes, and writings, some illustrated, ca. 1967-1972, from Thomas Hart Benton to Baigell for Baigell's writings and biography of Benton. Benton writes about synchronism, cubism, regionalism, social realism, John Weichsel, Stuart Davis, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Reginald Marsh, and others, and his life. Inluded is a copy of Benton's 53-page handwritten manuscript, "The Thirties," describing his mural commissions and the controversies with the social realists over his regionalist style of painting. Also included are 2 letters from Louis Lozowick, and one each from William Gropper and Harry Gottlieb in response to Baigell's questions of social realism, regionalism, and art in the 1930's.
ADDITION: Letters, research notes, and writings on Thomas Hart Benton, as well as correspondence with Dorothy Dehner, Doris Lee, Louis Lozowick, Raphael Soyer and Ben Shahn, among others, relating to Baigell's book, "The American Scene: American Painting of the 1930s," (1974). Also included is an interview with colleague Hoyt Sherman conducted by Baigell, ca. 1965, in which Sherman discusses perception, Cézanne, and Sherman's most famous pupil, Roy Lichtenstein, who always testified that he was profoundly influenced by Sherman's methods and philosophy. Sherman analyzes Lichtenstein's work and recalls the artist during his student days at Ohio State University, and discusses his possible impact on Lichtenstein.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian; New York, N.Y. b. 1933. Baigell is associate professor of art, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Provenance:
Donated 1980, 2002 and 2004 by Matthew Baigell.
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  Search this
Topic:
Cubism  Search this
Regionalism  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.baigmatt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94d4cf4fb-79e9-4295-aa94-38cab9c55b0f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-baigmatt

Helmut von Erffa letters

Creator:
Erffa, Helmut von, 1900-1979  Search this
Swarthmore College  Search this
Names:
Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987  Search this
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910  Search this
Price, F. Newlin (Frederic Newlin)  Search this
Extent:
39 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1944
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, March-July 1944, with institutions and owners of works by Winslow Homer regarding a Homer exhibition at Swarthmore College, July 1944, organized by von Erffa. The exhibition centered around Homer prints given to the College by Frederic Newlin Price. Correspondents include John W. Nason, Frederic Newlin Price, Lloyd Goodrich, Robert M. Walker, Daniel Catton Rich, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian. Taught art history at Rutgers University.
Provenance:
Donated 1958 by Helmut von Erffa.
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:
Art historians -- New Jersey -- New Brunswick  Search this
Topic:
Curators -- New Jersey -- New Brunswick  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.erffhelm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ca1bf636-5aa2-40f3-ac8d-78dca595d979
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-erffhelm

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