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Charles Coleman Sellers papers

Creator:
Sellers, Charles Coleman, 1903-  Search this
Names:
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Peale family  Search this
Benbridge, Henry, 1743-1812  Search this
Claypoole, James, ca. 1743-1800  Search this
Conarroe, George W., 1803-1882 or 4  Search this
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824  Search this
Eichholtz, Jacob, 1776-1842  Search this
Field, Erastus Salisbury, 1805-1900  Search this
Guy, Francis, 1760-1820  Search this
Harrison, Birge, 1854-1929  Search this
Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859  Search this
McMurtrie, James, fl. 1843-1864  Search this
Munkácsy, Mihály, 1844-1900  Search this
Pine, Robert Edge, 1730?-1788  Search this
Roesen, Severin, ca. 1815-ca. 1872  Search this
Rudy, Charles, 1904-  Search this
Rush, William, 1756-1833  Search this
Smibert, John, 1688-1751  Search this
Vanderlyn, John, 1775-1852  Search this
Wollaston, John, fl. 1736-1767  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1940]-1978
Scope and Contents:
Artists files containing photographs and correspondence on artists Henry Benbridge, James Claypoole, George Washington Conarroe, John Singleton Copley, Joseph Delaplaine, Jacob Eichholtz, Erastus Salisbury Field, Francis Guy, Lowell Birge Harrison, Robert Charles Leslie, James McMurtrie, Mihaly Munkacsy, Robert Edge Pine, Severin Roesen, Charles Rudy, William Rush, John Smibert, John Vanderlyn, and John Wollaston. Also included are correspondence files pertaining to artistic subjects with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Peale family descendents (about Peale family artists), and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian; Carlisle, Penn. Died 1980. Author of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN IN PORTRAITURE (1962) and MR PEALE'S MUSEUM: CHARLES WILSON PEALE AND THE FIRST POPULAR MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE AND ART (1980) and other works.
Related Materials:
Charles Sellers papers also located at Dickinson College.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the American Philosophical Society by Sellers' estate.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Pennsylvania -- Carlisle  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- United States  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.sellchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sellchar

Letter to Sally (Sara) Coombe

Creator:
Coombe, Thomas, d. 1799  Search this
Names:
Benbridge, Henry, 1743-1812  Search this
Coombe, Sally  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on 1 microfilm frames))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1770 Aug. 17
Scope and Contents:
To "My Dear Sally," presumably his sister Sarah, Aug. 17, 1770, mentioning Benjamin West's villa on the Thames and hoping that she has seen the portrait that Benbridge painted of him.
Biographical / Historical:
Assistant minister to Christ Church and St. Peter's in Philadelphia.
Provenance:
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.coomthom
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coomthom

Robert G. Stewart research materials

Creator:
Stewart, Robert G. , 1931-2005  Search this
Artist:
Benbridge, Henry, 1743-1812  Search this
Earl, James, 1761-1796  Search this
Hervieu, Auguste, active 1819-1858  Search this
Pine, Robert Edge, 1730?-1788  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1952-2004
bulk 1970-1990
Summary:
Research material gathered by Robert G. Stewart on Robert Edge Pine, Auguste Hervieu, Henry Benbridge, James Earl, and other artists, including correspondence, printed matter, notes, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
Art historian Robert G. Stewart's research material dates from 1952 to 2004 and measures 3 linear feet. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, slides, negatives, notes, drafts, manuscripts, and printed matter such as excerpts from auction catalogs, magazines and publications. The records document Robert G. Stewart's research for publications and exhibitions. The collection relates primarily to his research for his publications on these artists, such as Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America 1784-1788, and artist biographies for American National Biography and the Dictionary of Art.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged by artist, as five series.

Series 1: Henry Benbridge

Series 2: James Earl

Series 3: Auguste Hervieu

Series 4: Robert Edge Pine

Series 5: Various artists
Biographical / Historical:
Robert G. Stewart (March 5, 1931-November 17, 2005) served as Curator of Painting and Sculpture for the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution from 1964 to 1994, when he became senior curator emeritus. He is the author of many works, including Nucleus for a National Collection, 1965;A Nineteenth-Century Galley of Distinguished Americans, 1969;Henry Benbridge (1743-1812), American Portrait Painter, 1971; andRobert Edge Pine, A British Artist in America 1784-1788, 1979.
Provenance:
Acquired from Robert G. Stewart.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Robert G. Stewart research material is owned by the Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, and is available for use by researchers. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Portrait painters  Search this
Citation:
Robert G. Stewart Research Material, 1952-2004, bulk 1970-1990. Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NPG.CAP.00002
See more items in:
Robert G. Stewart research materials
Archival Repository:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-npg-cap-00002

Henry Benbridge: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000229
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137006

Holmes, Mrs. Isaac [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0041630
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_41631

Rev. Alexander Keith (d. 1772), (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Keith, Alexander  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620097
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200624

Archibald Bulloch (1729/30-77), Wife (Mary de Veaux) and Children, Archibald Stobo, Jane, James B., (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Bulloch, Archibald  Search this
Bulloch, Archibald, Mrs. (Mary de Veaux)  Search this
Bulloch, Archibald Stobo  Search this
Bulloch, Jane  Search this
Bulloch, James B  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Charleston Renaissance Gallery Charleston South Carolina
Date:
Ca. 1775
Topic:
Portrait group--Family  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82620003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_200538

Achilles Among the Daughters of Lycomedes, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Rubens, Peter Paul 1577-1640 (copy after)  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings-Copy
Paintings
Date:
Before 1765
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Achilles  Search this
Control number:
IAP 95900001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_242632

Peter Bounetheau, (painting)

Painter:
Bounetheau, Henry Breintnall 1797-1877  Search this
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812 (copy after)  Search this
Subject:
Bounetheau, Peter  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings-Copy
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1946.3.3
Date:
Ca. 1815
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08580104
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_248840

Peter de Vaux, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
De Vaux, Peter  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1975.77.1
Date:
Ca. 1770
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08581854
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_250543

Henry Benbridge, 1743-1812 : Charleston portrait painter / with essays by Maurie D. McInnis ... [et al.] ; catalog and transcription by Angela D. Mack

Title:
Henry Benbridge, Charleston portrait painter
Author:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
McInnis, Maurie Dee  Search this
Subject:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Physical description:
152 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Portraits
Place:
South Carolina
Charleston
Charleston (S.C.)
Date:
2000
[2000]
18th century
Topic:
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.B45 M34 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_602946

Henry Benbridge (1743-1812): American portrait painter. Robert G. Stewart, curator

Author:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Stewart, Robert G  Search this
Subject:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Physical description:
93 pages illustrations, portraits (1 color) 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
Call number:
N40.1.B45 N2
ND1329.B45 N27
ND1329.B45N27
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_7945

Captain Charles Shepheard, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Shepheard, Charles  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Miniature
Owner/Location:
Cincinnati Art Museum Eden Park Cincinnati Ohio 45202-1596 Accession Number: 1990.1355
Date:
Ca. 1779
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Military--Captain  Search this
Control number:
IAP 40800673
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_423027

Portrait of a Gentleman, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Miniature
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 1996.563
Date:
Ca. 1790
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36121603
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_430517

The Saltar Family, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Saltar  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1781
Topic:
Portrait group--Family  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E960017
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_455129

(Unknown Mother and Son), (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812 (attributed to)  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiber
Culture:
French  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts 424 South Main Street, P.O. Box 10310 Winston-Salem North Carolina 27108-0310
Date:
Ca. 1784
Topic:
Portrait group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Animal--Bird  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 39970031
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_308951

Taylor Family, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Taylor  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts 424 South Main Street, P.O. Box 10310 Winston-Salem North Carolina 27108-0310
Date:
Ca. 1800
Topic:
Portrait group--Family  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Control number:
IAP 39970032
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_308952

Dr. Jonathan Potts (1745-1781), (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Potts, Jonathan  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Art Institute of Chicago 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago Illinois 60603-6110 Accession Number: 1990.484
Date:
1770-1776
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Medicine--Doctor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 12000311
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_309542

Jane Ball, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Subject:
Ball, Jane  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 74030165
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_315231

John Huger, (painting)

Painter:
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Huger, John  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Carolina Art Association Gibbes Museum of Art 135 Meeting Street Charleston South Carolina 29401 Accession Number: 62.33.04
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47720447
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_347516

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