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Philip C. Beam papers, circa 1946-circa 1993

Creator:
Beam, Philip C. (Philip Conway)  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow  Search this
Bowdoin College  Search this
Bowdoin College, Museum of Art  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Citation:
Philip C. Beam papers, circa 1946-circa 1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6152
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216383
AAA_collcode_beamphil
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216383

Oral history interview with Philip C. Beam, 1984 June 18-September 13

Interviewee:
Beam, Philip C. (Philip Conway)  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Bowdoin College  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Philip C. Beam, 1984 June 18-September 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12425
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212550
AAA_collcode_beam84
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212550
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Philip C. Beam

Interviewee:
Beam, Philip C.  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Bowdoin College -- Faculty  Search this
Extent:
73 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1984 June 18-September 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Philip C. Beam conducted 1984 June 18-1984 Sept. 13, by Robert F.Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Philip C. Beam (1910-2005) was an art historian from Brunswick, Maine.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 57 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Maine -- Brunswick  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.beam84
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99f1ba9a2-5958-4d65-8e37-63c3cdb80140
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-beam84
Online Media:

Castano Galleries records, 1907-1983

Creator:
Castano Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Venturi, Lionello  Search this
Beam, Philip C.  Search this
Chrysler, Walter P. (Walter Percy)  Search this
Danes, Gibson A.  Search this
Denghausen, Franz H.  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Grandin, Isabella  Search this
Hale, Lilian Westcott  Search this
Hofer, Philip  Search this
Rathbone, Perry Townsend  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)  Search this
Castano, Giovanni  Search this
Citation:
Castano Galleries records, 1907-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10415
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213802
AAA_collcode_castgall
Theme:
Art Market
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213802

Winslow Homer in Maine [videorecording] / WCBB-TV ; directed and edited by R.J. Armstrong ; produced by Odell Skinner ; written by Herbert Coursen and R.J. Armstrong ; narrated by Alan Jasper, 1984

Creator:
WCBB (Television station : Lewiston, Me.)  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow  Search this
Beam, Philip C.  Search this
Skinner, Odell  Search this
WCBB (Television station : Lewiston, Me.)  Search this
Citation:
Winslow Homer in Maine [videorecording] / WCBB-TV ; directed and edited by R.J. Armstrong ; produced by Odell Skinner ; written by Herbert Coursen and R.J. Armstrong ; narrated by Alan Jasper, 1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, American -- Maine -- Prout's Neck  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21755
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214567
AAA_collcode_wcbbtele
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214567

Beam, Philip C.

Collection Creator:
Macbeth Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 39
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Macbeth Gallery records, 1838-1968, bulk 1892 to 1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Macbeth Gallery records
Macbeth Gallery records / Series 1: Correspondence Files / 1.1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9590090a4-86c9-4c11-b238-4b227ea0fd82
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-macbgall-ref6680

Winslow Homer in the 1890s : Prout's Neck observed : essays / by Philip C. Beam ... [et al.]

Author:
Beam, Philip C  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910 Homes and haunts  Search this
Physical description:
154 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 26 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
In art
Place:
Maine
Prouts Neck
Prouts Neck (Me.)
Date:
1990
C1990
Call number:
N40.1.H76 W8wi 1990
ND237.H7 A4 1990
N40.1.H76W8wi 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_400487

Winslow Homer, 1836-1910 : famous American painter and illustrator : his children's series, Summer 1873 & 1874

Author:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Beam, Philip C  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Physical description:
1 portfolio (8 leaves of plates) : ill. ; 35 x 48 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
C1971
Topic:
Children in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.H76y H7 1971
N40.1.H76yH7 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_400490

Philip C. Beam papers

Creator:
Beam, Philip C.  Search this
Names:
Bowdoin College -- Faculty  Search this
Bowdoin College, Museum of Art  Search this
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910  Search this
Extent:
11 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1946-circa 1993
Scope and Contents:
Mounted photographs of Winslow Homer, his family, his studio at Prout's Neck, Me., and his work; photographic negatives; correspondence files regarding research, exhibitions and publications on Homer, including Philip C. Beam "Personal Recollections of the Museum of Art and the Department of Art at Bowdoin College" (1991); 3 videotapes: "Winslow Homer in Maine" c. WCBB-TV, Lewiston, ME; "Winslow Homer: The Nature of the Artist" c. NGA; "Winslow Homer's Images of Blacks 1861-1878" c. Menil Foundation.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian, educator; Brunswick, Maine. Born 1910. Shortly after arriving at Bowdoin College in 1936, Beam befriended Homer's nephew Charles, his family, and acquaintances and neighbors of the artist, and was given complete access to surviving family papers and memorabilia (given to Bowdoin College in the 1960s and now comprising the Winslow Homer Collection). Beam attended Harvard College (AB 1933, MA 1943, and PhD 1944) and was certified at the Courtauld Institute (1936). His PhD dissertation was "Winslow Homer, 1936-1910, A Biography."
Provenance:
Donated 1998 by Philip C. Beam.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.beamphil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97ecdb424-79c2-4d09-9a9f-201137f5a74e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-beamphil

Castano Galleries records

Creator:
Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Names:
Beam, Philip C.  Search this
Castano, Giovanni, 1896-1978  Search this
Chrysler, Walter P. (Walter Percy), 1909-1988  Search this
Danes, Gibson A.  Search this
Denghausen, Franz H., 1911-  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987  Search this
Grandin, Isabella  Search this
Hale, Lilian Westcott, 1880-1963  Search this
Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984  Search this
Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965  Search this
Venturi, Lionello, 1885-1961  Search this
Extent:
30 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1907-1983
Scope and Contents:
20 feet, chiefly gallery records and some personal papers of gallery owner, Giovanni (John) Castano, including correspondence, legal material, subject files, notes, writings, financial material, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed material.
Included are biographical information about Castano, business correspondence with dealers, museums, clients, collectors, artists, art historians, and others, and some personal correspondence, including a letter from Rome, 1876, from an unidentified writer to an unidentified woman containing a detailed description of a painting in the Barberini, and correspondence related to Castano's work as a scenic artist, 1924-1931. Subject files contain mainly correspondence and lists of work, and relate to Italian Renaissance exhibition, 1938, the Heeramaneck Collection of Persian and Indian Art, a Boldini exhibition, Arthur C. Goodwin, 1945-1952, and a Mancini-Sargent exhibition, 1951.
Financial material includes records of expenses and income; account books; employees' weekly wage book; records of purchases and sales of art work, including part of a bill for a painting by Diaz paid by Knoedler and Co., 1890; appraisals done for individuals, estates and institutions, including the Gorham Corporation, Harvard University murals, the Mrs. T. Morris Murray estate, furnishings of William M. Paxton's studio, ca. 1941, and paintings by Edmund Tarbell, and others; consignments; priced auction catalogs of the Henry F. Sears estate, the Mary A.H. Traiser estate, and miscellaneous price lists.
Also included are a card file on paintings; lists of paintings; inventories; client cards; address and appointment books; mailing lists; gallery journals, 1936-1927; descriptions and notes on paintings and authentications; biographies of artists; writings by and about Castano; and notes by Churchill Wyman on Philip Hale's anatomy lectures.
Photographs are of Castano, his work, artists at work, and various works of art. Original art work consists of sketches for a logo designed by Suzanne Chapman. Included in the exhibition related material is a catalog for Castano's posthumous exhibition.
Also included is a scrapbook containing announcements, clippings on the gallery and Castano, exhibition catalogs, and biographical material compiled by Castano's longtime secretary.
Among the correspondents are: Philip Beam, Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., Gibson Danes, Franz Denghasusen, Lloyd Goodrich (Whitney Museum of American Art), Isabella Grandin, Lilian W. Hale, Philip Hofer (Fogg Art Museum), Perry T. Rathbone (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), Edgar P. Richardson (Detroit Institute of Arts), Paul J. Sachs (Fogg), and Lionello Venturi.
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery, Boston, Mass. Founded in 1931 by Giovanni Castano, also known as John Castano. Castano attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he was an assistant to Philip Hale. He was a scenic artist for the Boston Opera Company and for the Grand Opera in Cincinnati, Ohio. During the Depression, he returned to Boston where he opened a gallery on Newbury Street specializing in European and American paintings, acted as an agent for Wildenstein and Co., and restored paintings. The gallery had numerous exhibitions of the "Boston School," including A.C. Goodwin, Winslow Homer, Philip Hale, Edmund C. Tarbell, William Paxton and others. The gallery occupied several Newbury St. locations. From 1975 until his death, Castano operated it from his home in Needham.
Other Title:
Giovanni Castano Galleries records, 1907-1983.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Elvira Castano Palmerio, Castano's daughter, 1988.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art appraisers  Search this
Restorers  Search this
Gallery owners  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Massachusetts
Identifier:
AAA.castgall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9aaf203ba-9ce0-45fb-b6c9-808816da0383
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-castgall

Winslow Homer in Maine [videorecording] / WCBB-TV ; directed and edited by R.J. Armstrong ; produced by Odell Skinner ; written by Herbert Coursen and R.J. Armstrong ; narrated by Alan Jasper

Creator:
WCBB (Television station : Lewiston, Me.)  Search this
Names:
WCBB (Television station : Lewiston, Me.)  Search this
Beam, Philip C.  Search this
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910  Search this
Skinner, Odell  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassettes (U-matic) ((28 min), sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videocassettes (u-matic)
Date:
1984
Scope and Contents:
Describe's Homer's early career and his life at Prout's Neck, Maine. Shows photographs, diaries, sketchbooks, and letters from the Homer Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, as well as Homer's work.
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Lewiston, Me. : WBCC-TV, 1984.
General:
Based on the book Winslow Homer at Prout's Neck by Philip C. Beam.
Provenance:
Donated by WCBB-TV via Odell Skinner, 1984.
Rights:
Authorization to reproduce, quote, or publicly broadcast requires written permission from WCBB-TV, 1450 Lisbon St., Lewiston, ME 04240. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Maine -- Prout's Neck  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- Maine -- Prout's Neck  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.wcbbtele
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9526715d1-d77a-4656-b2b6-c2b6533331b4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wcbbtele

The language of art

Author:
Beam, Philip C  Search this
Physical description:
948 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1958
[1958]
Topic:
Art  Search this
Call number:
N7425 .B36
N7425.B36
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_34034

Winslow Homer at Prout's Neck, by Philip C. Beam. With a foreword by Charles Lowell Homer

Author:
Beam, Philip C  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 282 p. illus., ports. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1966
[1966]
Call number:
N40.1.H76 B3
ND237.H7 B4X
N40.1.H76B3
ND237.H7B4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_34742

Winslow Homer at Prout's Neck / Philip C. Beam ; with a foreward by Charles Lowell Homer

Title:
Winslow Homer at Prouts Neck
Author:
Beam, Philip C  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 282 pages : illustrations, portraits : 23 cm
Type:
Books
In art
Art
Place:
Prouts Neck (Me.)
Date:
2015
C2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037074

Winslow Homer watercolors / essay by Philip C. Beam

Author:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Beam, Philip C  Search this
Bowdoin College Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Physical description:
84 p. : ill. ; 22 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
Call number:
ND1839.H6 A4 1983 N40.1.H76 B7w
ND1839.H6A4 1983
N40.1.H76B7w
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_180348

Winslow Homer's magazine engravings / Philip C. Beam

Author:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Beam, Philip C  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Physical description:
x, 274 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Magazine illustration  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.H76y B3
N40.1.H76yB3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_119491

Winslow Homer (1836-1910) : a biography / by Philip C. Beam

Author:
Beam, Philip C  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. (x, 592 leaves) ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1944
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.H76 B3w 1944a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_569869

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