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Baker, Bryant, 1881-1970

Collection Creator:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph
Container:
Box 4
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Open to researchers by appointment. Contact Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum by email: sapa@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The photographs are owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and requests for permission to reproduce photographs from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Photograph Archives. Certain works of art, as well as the photographs of those works of art, may be protected by copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity rights, or other interests not owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It is the applicant's responsibility to ascertain whether any such rights exist, and to obtain any other permission necessary to reproduce and publish the image.
Collection Citation:
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
See more items in:
Metropolitan Museum of Art study collection of American sculpture photographs
Metropolitan Museum of Art study collection of American sculpture photographs / Series 1: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ih7a32dc9b4-9bd9-4d06-9a6f-f5f3b43684f8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-saam-photo-met-ref275

Bryant Baker papers, 1916-1968

Creator:
Baker, Bryant, 1881-1970  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
Baker, Bryant, 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Baker, John  Search this
Baker, Robert P.  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5840
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208680
AAA_collcode_bakebrya
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208680

Bryant Baker papers

Creator:
Baker, Bryant, 1881-1970  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
Baker, John  Search this
Baker, Robert P.  Search this
Extent:
35 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1916-1968
Scope and Contents:
Photographs of sculpture by Bryant Baker, by his brother, Robert P. Baker, and by his father, John Baker; two photographs of Robert P. Baker; correspondence between Bryant Baker and the National Collection of Fine Arts concerning his donation of both his and his brother's works; and clippings and periodicals.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor.
Related Materials:
Bryant Baker papers also at Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Transferred 1979 from the National Collection of Fine Arts to the Archives of American Art.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Sculptors  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bakebrya
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw938c7a4ca-4d70-4971-81b2-096bae7f54c9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bakebrya

A. Contini & Son records

Creator:
A. Contini & Son  Search this
Names:
Baker, Bryant, 1881-1970  Search this
Calder, Alexander Stirling, 1870-1945  Search this
Contini, Attilio J., 1884-1960  Search this
Contini, Cesare, 1907-  Search this
Evans, Rudulph, 1878-1960  Search this
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953  Search this
Fraser, Laura Gardin, 1889-1966  Search this
Gregory, John, 1879-1958  Search this
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998  Search this
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston, 1882-1935  Search this
Moore, Bruce, 1905-1980  Search this
Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1862-1950  Search this
Recchia, Richard, 1885-1983  Search this
Rubins, David K.  Search this
Weinman, Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander), 1870-1952  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on two reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Interviews
Date:
1916-1981
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence (1916-1981); business records (1922-1971); notes (undated and 1929); interview transcript (1978); printed material (1929-1981); and photographs (1920-1945).
REELS 3612-3613: Correspondence concerning work done by the Continis for sculptors, including letters from Bryant Baker, A. Stirling Calder, Rudolph Evans, James Earle Fraser, John Gregory, Walker Hancock, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Gaston Lachaise, Bruce Moore, A. Phimister Proctor, Richard Recchia, David Rubins, and Adolph Weinman; photographs of the Contini family and of works of art, including "End of the Trail" by James Earle Fraser and works by Rudolph Evans, Anna Hyatt Huntington, and Richard Recchia (1920-1945); Attilio Contini's address book; and a notebook listing works of art.
Also, receipts and invoices addressed to various sculptors (1922-1971) and a contract for work on Frederic Remington's sculpture "Coming Through the Rye" for the National Cowboy Hall of Fame; a transcript of an interview with Cesare Contini conducted by George Gurney on August 26, 1978; clippings (1950-1981), exhibition catalogs (1929-1939), and 2 programs for the unveiling of the Martin Luther monument in Baltimore, Maryland (1936) and the Bing Crosby statue in Spokane, Washington (1981).
UNMICROFILMED: Three undated photographs mounted on board of historical panels at the West Point Library executed by Laura Gardin Fraser.
Biographical / Historical:
Plaster casting firm; New York, N.Y. Following training in Italy, Attilio (1884-1960) and his son Cesare (b. 1907) came to America and operated A. Contini and Son, New York, N.Y, making plaster molds for sculptures by wide group of artists, including James Earle Fraser, Ivan Mestrovic, Herbert Haseltine, A. Stirling Calder, Adolph Weinman, Gaston Lachaise, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.
Provenance:
Donated 1984 by Cesare Contini.
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:
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Plaster casts  Search this
Sculpture -- Technique  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.acontson
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ab13a5d1-640e-4c1b-9068-985466a45096
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-acontson

L'Apres Midi d'un Faune [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Faun  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0002654
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139489
Online Media:

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0026415
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_26416

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0026416
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_26417

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0026417
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_26418

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0026418
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_26419

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0026419
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_26420

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0026420
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_26421

[Bryant Baker : miscellaneous uncataloged material]

Author:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Art and Artist Files Collection DSI  Search this
Subject:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Type:
Books
Vertical files
Artist files
Call number:
AAF--Baker, Bryant
Restrictions & Rights:
Photocopies of items in the folder(s) are available upon request, subject to fees and other current copyright guidelines for reproduction.
FOLDER(S) DO NOT CIRCUATE. FOLDERS MUST BE CONSULTED ON SITE
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_669695

Illustrious Brother George Washington, (sculpture)

Title:
George Washington as the Master of the Lodge, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Founder:
Gorham Manufacturing Company  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: red granite
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
George Washington Masonic National Memorial 101 Callahan Drive Alexandria Virginia 22301 Accession Number: 50.01
Date:
Modeled ca. 1789. Copyrighted 1949. Installed Feb. 22, 1950
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76008818
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_19549

Washington, (sculpture)

Title:
George Washington, (sculpture)
George Washington a Master Mason, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988  Search this
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Engineer:
Habans, Robert N.  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of New Orleans Department of Property Management 1300 Perdido Street, City Hall, Room 5W01 New Orleans Louisiana 70112
Located Adjacent to New Orleans Public Library, Gravier and Loyola New Orleans Louisiana
Date:
1959. Dedicated Feb. 2, 1960
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Object--Other--Gavel  Search this
Emblem--Masonic  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88350035
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_307420

Cordell Hull, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Hull, Cordell  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Organization of American States 17th Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20006
Located Pan American Union Building 17th Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W Aztec Garden Washington District of Columbia 20006
Date:
1943. Dedicated April 14, 1956
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--Secretary of State  Search this
Occupation--Law--Judge  Search this
Occupation--Law--Lawyer  Search this
Occupation--Political--Congressman  Search this
Occupation--Political--Senator  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76004900
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_15842

Sarcophagus of Bishop Freeman Tomb, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Freeman, Bishop  Search this
Medium:
Pink Tennessee marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Washington National Cathedral Public Affairs Massachusetts & Wisconsin Avenues, N. W North Transept Washington District of Columbia 20016
Date:
Commissioned 1945. Dedicated Nov. 3, 1946
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Religion--Bishop  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76008819
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_19550

Pioneer Woman, (sculpture)

Title:
Confidence, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: silver dale limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of Oklahoma Museums Division 2100 North Lincoln Boulevard Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73105
Located Pioneer Woman State Museum 701 Monument Road Ponca City Oklahoma 74604
Date:
1929. Dedicated April 22, 1930
Topic:
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Dress--Historic--Pioneer Dress  Search this
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76009570
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_20537

L'Apres Midi D'un Faune, (sculpture)

Title:
Afternoon of a Faun, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Medium:
Tennessee marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Brookgreen Gardens Murrells Inlet South Carolina 29576
Date:
1934
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Faun  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Control number:
IAS 64300010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_25113

John F. Kennedy, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Kennedy, John F  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: pink granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of McKeesport Public Works 201 Lysle Boulevard McKeesport Pennsylvania 15132
Located John F. Kennedy Memorial Park Lysle Boulevard & Walnut Street McKeesport Pennsylvania
Date:
Dedicated Feb. 8, 1965
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Political--Senator  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Control number:
IAS 64480185
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_26926

Sir Winston Spencer Churchill, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Churchill, Winston  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery 8th & F Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: NPG.66.33
Date:
1956
Topic:
Portrait male--Head  Search this
Occupation--Political--Prime Minister  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08650021
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_291339

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