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Bryant Baker papers, 1916-1968

Creator:
Baker, Bryant, 1881-1970  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Baker, John  Search this
Baker, Robert P.  Search this
Citation:
Bryant Baker papers, 1916-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5840
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208680
AAA_collcode_bakebrya
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208680

Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888-1957), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Byrd, Richard Evelyn  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Type:
Sculptures
Date:
1931
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Military--Admiral  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
Control number:
IAS 73262633
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479810

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 Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, 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 Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, 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 Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, 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 Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, 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 Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, 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 Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, 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 Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_26421

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

Pioneer Woman, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Woolaroc Museum Route 3, Box 211 Bartlesville Oklahoma 74003
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75007088
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13086

Figure, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Ponca City Cultural Center Bryant Baker Studio 1000 East Grand Garden Ponca City Oklahoma 74601
Topic:
Figure  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75007384
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13380

Head of Lincoln, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Ponca City Cultural Center Bryant Baker Studio 1000 East Grand Ponca City Oklahoma 74601
Topic:
Portrait male--Head  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75007389
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13385

Washington as a Country Gentleman, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Ponca City Cultural Center Bryant Baker Studio 1000 East Grand Ponca City Oklahoma 74601
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75007391
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13387

Richard Henry Lee, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Lee, Richard Henry  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Virginia State Capitol Old Hall Richmond Virginia
Date:
1954
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Political--Statesman  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75008414
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_14748

Pioneer Woman, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Located Ponca City News Ponca City Oklahoma 74601
Lent by Muchmore, Gareth Ponca City Oklahoma 74601
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75007373
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13369

Bust of Charles Evans Hughes, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Hughes, Charles Evans  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Syracuse University University Art Collection Sims Hall Syracuse New York 13244 Accession Number: 68.242
Date:
1942
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76004338
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_8285

John M. Clayton, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Clayton, John M  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
United States Capitol Capitol Visitor Center Washington District of Columbia 20201
Date:
1932
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Political--Congressman  Search this
Occupation--Political--Diplomat  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75002336
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_4741

William Few (1748-1828), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970  Search this
Subject:
Few, William  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
State of Georgia Georgia Capitol Museum 431 State Capitol Atlanta Georgia 30334 Accession Number: 1992.23.0162
Date:
Ca. 1958
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--Senator  Search this
Occupation--Monetary--Banker  Search this
Control number:
IAS 10520007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_388245

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