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Photocollage of model for Bruce Nauman's 'Animal Pyramid II'

Photographer:
Zeidman, Dorothy  Search this
Subject:
Nauman, Bruce  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not before 1989
Topic:
Bronze sculpture  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17918
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Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17918
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Bruce Nauman, 'Study for Animal Pyramid'

Photographer:
Zeidman, Dorothy  Search this
Subject:
Nauman, Bruce  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1990
Topic:
Bronze sculpture  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17921
See more items in:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17921

Henry Hudson and Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson papers, [187-]-1979

Creator:
Kitson, Henry Hudson, 1863?-1947  Search this
Kitson, Theo Alice Ruggles, 1871-1932  Search this
Subject:
Kitson, Samuel James  Search this
Cavanagh, Dorothy  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 19th century -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronze founding  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7186
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209323
AAA_collcode_kitshenr
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209323

Gorham Manufacturing Company, Bronze Division records, [ca. 1905-1978]

Creator:
Gorham Manufacturing Company. Bronze Division  Search this
Topic:
Bronze  Search this
Bronzes  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronzes, American  Search this
Bronze founding -- United States  Search this
Sculpture -- Technique  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7036
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209169
AAA_collcode_gorhmanu
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209169

Stearns-Ames collection, [ca. 1838-1894]

Creator:
Ames Manufacturing Company. Bronze Foundry  Search this
Subject:
Franklin, Benjamin  Search this
Washington, George  Search this
Ball, Thomas  Search this
Greenough, Horatio  Search this
Rogers, Randolph  Search this
Walter, Thomas Ustick  Search this
Ames, James Tyler  Search this
Ames, Nathan Peabody  Search this
Brown, Henry Kirke  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Bronze founding -- Massachusetts -- Chicopee  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Metal-workers  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9691
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211910
AAA_collcode_amesmanu
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211910

Dodos en suite David Beck

Title:
David Beck dodos en suite
Artist:
Beck, David 1953-2018  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet color photos 24 x 115 cm folded to 24 x 17 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2010
Topic:
Birds in art  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American--Themes, motives  Search this
Dodo in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1075820

Gorham Manufacturing Company, Bronze Division records

Creator:
Gorham Manufacturing Company. Bronze Division  Search this
Extent:
750 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1905-1978]
Scope and Contents:
The business records of the Bronze Division of Gorham include summary historical and technical information, ledgers, and photograph files of statuary.
Historical data and background information including a two-page outline, compiled in 1946, of the company's activities from its founding in 1831 to 1906; a single page outline entitled, "Small Statuary Bronzes," 1945, which defines consignment bronze, royalty bronze, Gorham-owned bronze, and small bronzes; and a five page typescript explaining the numbering and royalty systems and price structure, 1947; scattered correspondence and memorandums, 1941-1978, dealing with historical data about art bronze casting and identification of bronzes; 1 v. record of castings of statuary and small bronzes owned by Gorham, 1905-1970, including sequence number, description of pieces, size, and date cast; 2 v. record of castings of statuary and small bronzes owned by sculptors, 1906-1930 and 1930-1979, including dates, sequence numbers, description of pieces, contract number and name of sculptor; 1 v. record of royalties paid to sculptors, 1910-ca. 1949, arranged alphabetically by sculptor and includes records of the number of castings and for whom each piece was cast, date, shipped, and date royalty paid; price lists of statuary and small bronzes; and photograph files, arranged alphabetically, of statuary and small bronzes cast at Gorham. Each photo contains the name of sculptor, title of piece, size and sequence number.
Biographical / Historical:
The Gorham Company, founded by Jabez Gorham in 1831 in Providence, Rhode Island, began by manufacturing teaspoons and other small silver articles. In 1865, a separate ecclesiastical department was organized. Small bronzes were made by Gorham, ca. 1860, but it was not until 1885 that the first large noneccelastical sculpture was made (Frederick Kohlhagen's Civil War monument, "The Skirmisher"). The Bronze Division was started ca. 1890. Some of the sculptors whose works have been cast by the Division include: Cyrus Dallin, Daniel Chester French, Harriet Frishmuth, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Alexander P. Proctor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and Mahonri Young.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1986 by the Gorham Division of Textron, Inc., and turned over subsequently to Brown University John Hay Library.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Bronze  Search this
Bronzes  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronzes, American  Search this
Bronze founding -- United States  Search this
Sculpture -- Technique  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.gorhmanu
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95e75cdfd-49e9-41dc-920c-67b3c8c5615b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gorhmanu

Stearns-Ames collection

Creator:
Ames Manufacturing Company. Bronze Foundry  Search this
Names:
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Ames, James Tyler, 1810-1883  Search this
Ames, Nathan Peabody, 1803-1847  Search this
Ball, Thomas, 1819-1911  Search this
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790  Search this
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852  Search this
Rogers, Randolph, 1825-1892  Search this
Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887  Search this
Washington, George, 1732-1799  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1838-1894]
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, castings record, financial materials, photographs and printed materials relating primarily to the work of the Bronze Division of the Ames Manufacturing Company.
Professional and personal correspondence, chiefly of James Tyler Ames, with sculptors, architects, government officials, and colleagues, including his brother, Nathan Peabody Ames, Henry Kirke Brown, Randolph Rogers, and Thomas Ustick Walter. A castings record (16 p.) contains expenses and final prices of bronze castings, a printed list of "Bronze Works Executed by the Ames Manufacturing Company," and photographs of completed work. There are also an expense account for the Lincoln National Monument artillery and cavalry groups, lists of expenses relating to "Bronze Castings for Washington and his Horse," the (Benjamin) "Franklin Statue," and other works. Photographs are of works cast by the Ames Company and of unidentified works, of Ames' artisans, of a room in James Ames' house with framed medallions of Washington and Franklin on the wall, and of a head of Washington and a head of his horse in Thomas Ball's studio; reports by the architect of the Capitol extension, and the U.S. Art Commission (1860); Ames Company promotional items; a printed narrative of the incidents connected with the statue of Washington in Union Square by Henry Kirke Brown; and clippings relating to various statues.
Biographical / Historical:
The Ames Manufacturing Company, Chicopee, Massachusetts, was founded in 1835 by James Tyler Ames and his brother, Nathan Peabody Ames. The company manufactured small tools, cotton machinery, swords, cannons, and did casting of bells. It began manufacturing large bronze statuary circa 1850.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Malcolm Stearns, Jr., who purchased them from Parke Bernet, New York, in the 1960s. There are numerous notations on the backs of letters and photographs. It is not known who added this information.
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:
Bronze founding -- Massachusetts -- Chicopee  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Metal-workers  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Function:
Memorials -- United States
Identifier:
AAA.amesmanu
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw933d5637c-ef74-49e1-876f-607be174da5b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amesmanu

Henry Hudson and Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson papers

Creator:
Kitson, Henry Hudson, 1863?-1947  Search this
Kitson, Theo Alice Ruggles, 1876-1932  Search this
Names:
Cavanagh, Dorothy, 1907-1986  Search this
Kitson, Samuel James, 1848-1906  Search this
Extent:
5.7 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
[187-]-1979
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, correspondence, writings, art works, legal and financial records, scrapbook, photographic and printing material, and printed matter.
Biographical materials include a copy of Henry Hudson Kitson's birth certificate; his confirmation certificate; a copy of the death certificate of his father, John Kitson; a photograph of the honorable mention certificate received by Theo Ruggles (Kitson) for "Young Orpheus" from the Societe des Artistes Francais, 1890; a letter of reference for her from sculptor George F. Bissell, 1901; her will; calling cards from those who attended her funeral, 1932; biographical data on Henry Kitson; genealogical data on the Kitson family; an incomplete list of works by the Kitsons compiled by Dorothy Patricia Cavanagh; and a diary by Henry Kitson, 1902-1904, containing brief entries pertaining to his daily life and work.
Personal and professional correspondence includes letters from Theo to Henry from Paris, 1890, including an illustrated letter to "my own darling child" (? Henry Kitson) describing her award ceremonies at the Salon, an illustrated letter to her father, written from Rome, describing the city, a letter from Henry Kitson to Miss Tower, ca. 1899, about putting the Minutemen Memorial in Tower Park, Lexington, Mass., letters from him to his wife, 1903, and to "Babsy" (his daughter, Theo), undated, with sketches for constructing a fence and a stone wall, a letter from Alexander J. Schottes, 1905?, containing descriptions and sketches of the studios of Daniel Chester French, Charles Grafly, Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Louis Saint-Gaudens, copies of letters from Kitson to the secretary of Queen Wilhelmina of Holland requesting photos preparatory to making a bust of the Queen, letters from the War Dept. to the Kitsons about their work at Vicksburg, Miss., and letters to Theo from the Gorham Manufacturing Company. Posthumous correspondence includes letters to the Kitsons' son John, his wife Helen, and her sister, Dorothy P. Cavanagh, from sculptor Lee Lawrie, sculptor Milton Horn and his wife, Estelle.
Writings include a poem by Henry Kitson; a description of a "Visit to a Bronze Foundry" (Gruet, Fils, Paris), author unknown, undated; reminiscences by sculptor Lee Lawrie; and a remembrance of Lawrie by Dorothy P. Cavanagh, 1963.
Art works include a childhood sketch by Theo Kitson of her home in Brookline, Massachusetts; sketches of animals; several sketches by her, possibly for monuments; unidentified sketches, chiefly of possible monument designs, probably by one of the Kitsons; a rendering by an architectural firm of a bas-relief designed by Henry Kitson, 1935; 2 caricatures of Kitson by Hiram Jay; an etching by Robert Kitson, 1891; various sketches of Japanese figures and costumes by Hiroshi Yoshida, 1910; and 2 pastels by T. (?) Walser of "Stonegate" (?), home of the Kitsons in Framingham Centre, Mass. Also iIncluded are 4 steel dies for bas-reliefs.
Legal records 1895-1940, include specifications for the Soldiers' Memorial, Vicksburg, Miss., numerous contracts for works by the Kitsons, copyright receipts and certificates, and deeds for sale of real estate. Financial records, 1882-1946, include invoices for casting for Henry Kitson, his bank statements, 1931-32, and his promissory notes.
A large scrapbook, 1888-1954, annotated by Dorothy P. Cavanagh, contains clippings, genealogical information on the Kitson family, photos of works by the Kitsons, personal photographs, correspondence, including letters from Henry Kitson to his future wife, 1892, and postcards to her and their children, a humorous resolution about the "Regiment of Macaroonies," written by Henry Kitson's friends in Paris, 1888, invitations, agreements for sculpture, copies of speeches given at the University of Minnesota for the Student Soldier Memorial Monument dedication.
Photographs are of the Kitsons, their family, homes, studios, Paris, ca. 1900, and their work, including photos of oxen hauling the granite boulder for the base of the "Volunteer" by Theo Kitson from Quincy, Mass. to Vicksburg, Miss., 1904, and scenes of the dedication of the monument. In addition, there are 7 photos of "Work in Progress" by Ellin and Kitson and Company for the Equitable Building, New York, 1887, a photo of the Astor Memorial, Trinity Church, New York, which the firm also worked on, and 6 undated photographs of works by Samuel Kitson.Also included are glass negatives of the Kitson's work.
Printed materials date from 1884-1979.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptors; Boston, Mass. Henry Hudson Kitson's actual name was Harry Kitson. Theo(dora) Alice Ruggles became his student in 1886 at the age of 15; in 1893 they were married and were notable monumental and portrait sculptors by the turn of the century. They had three children: Theo (also known as Babsy or Babbins), Dorothy and John. Three years after Theo's death, in 1935, Henry married Marie Hobron.
Related Materials:
Additional Kitson letters also located at: New York Historical Society.
Provenance:
The donor, Dorothy P. Cavanagh, was the sister of the Kitsons' daughter-in-law Helen (wife of John), and was writing a biography on the Kitsons up until her death in 1986. The microfilmed material was originally loaned by Cavanagh June 28, 1982 and September 12, 1986, and then donated upon her death by her nephew and executor, Paul Bennet. The unmicrofilmed material was donated by Cavanagh in 1973 and 1976.
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 -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 19th century -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronze founding  Search this
Function:
Memorials
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.kitshenr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9592c6daf-5e0d-4a68-b430-582d87c23232
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kitshenr

Installation view of Bruce Nauman's 'Animal Pyramid' in Greenwood Park at the Des Moines Art Center in Des Moines, Iowa

Subject:
Nauman, Bruce  Search this
Des Moines Art Center  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Des Moines, Iowa
Date:
not before 1990
Topic:
Bronze sculpture  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17915
See more items in:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17915
Online Media:

Arnoldi just bronze : November 3 through December 13, 1987 : an exhibition organized by the Museum Studies Certificate Program, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach / edited by Constance W. Glenn with Jane K. Bledsoe

Author:
Glenn, Constance W (Constance White) 1933-  Search this
Bledsoe, Jane K. 1937-  Search this
California State University, Long Beach University Art Museum  Search this
California State University, Long Beach Museum Studies Certificate Program  Search this
Subject:
Arnoldi, Charles 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
56 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
20th century
Topic:
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronze sculpture  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.A756 A7
N40.1.A756A7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_351488

The Roman Bronze Works collection : an important grouping of plasters and bronzes from America's foremost foundry : public auction, Seventh Regiment Armory, September 17, 1988

Author:
Guernsey's (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Roman Bronze Works, Inc. (New York, N.Y.) Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
133 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
[1988]
20th century
Topic:
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronze sculpture--Catalogs  Search this
Plaster casts  Search this
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
NB1230 .R75 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_357189

The Animal in sculpture : American and European, 19th and 20th century : an exhibition of bronzes, November 4-December 1, 1987

Author:
Graham Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
88 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Europe
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Animal sculpture--Exhibitions  Search this
Bronze sculpture, European--Exhibitions  Search this
Bronze sculpture--Exhibitions  Search this
Bronze sculpture  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
NB1940.A55 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_372090

The West in bronze : a collection of important bronzes by period and contemporary artists

Author:
Mongerson-Wunderlich  Search this
Subject:
Remington, Frederic 1861-1909  Search this
Russell, Charles M (Charles Marion) 1864-1926  Search this
Physical description:
59 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
In art
Place:
United States
West (U.S.)
Date:
1996
[1996]
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronze sculpture--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
NB1230 .W52 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_500628

Jim Amaral

Author:
Amaral, Jim 1933-  Search this
Galería El Museo (Bogotá, Colombia)  Search this
International Art Exposition (1995 : Miami, Fla.)  Search this
Subject:
Amaral, Jim 1933-  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
20th century
Topic:
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronze sculpture  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.A48315 G3 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525535

Bob Parks, sculptor

Author:
Parks, Bob 1943-  Search this
Bob Parks Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Parks, Bob 1943- Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
32, [8] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
In art
Place:
United States
West (U.S.)
Date:
1980
1989
[198-?]
20th century
Topic:
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Bronze sculpture--Catalogs  Search this
Horses in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.P2428 B6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527381

Beverly Pepper : tell wall reliefs sentinels and columns : September 6 to October 6, 1990 / introduction by Carter Ratcliff

Author:
Pepper, Beverly  Search this
Ratcliff, Carter  Search this
André Emmerich Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Pepper, Beverly  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
C1990
20th century
Topic:
Bronze sculpture  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
NB237.P38 A4 1990a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_657478

Dimitri Hadzi : bronze sculpture : May 2 - June 14, 2008

Author:
Heaney, Seamus 1939-  Search this
Danese (Gallery : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Hadzi, Dimitri 1921-2006  Search this
Danese (Gallery : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Date:
2008
C2008
20th century
Topic:
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
NB237.H2 A4 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_843015

Fred Eversley : new work, October 15 - November 17, 2004

Title:
Fred Eversley, recent sculpture
Recent sculpture
Author:
Eversley, Frederick 1941-  Search this
Morgan, Robert C. 1943-  Search this
Osuna Art Gallery (Bethesda, Md.)  Search this
Subject:
Eversley, Frederick 1941-  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2004
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
NB237.E83 A4 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_802837

Public unconscious

Author:
Otterness, Tom 1952-  Search this
Sheets, Hilarie M  Search this
Marlborough Chelsea (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Otterness, Tom 1952-  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 x 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
C2007
21st century
Topic:
Public sculpture, American  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Figurative art, American  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
NB237.O87 A4 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_835544

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