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Yasushi Tanaka letters to Frederic C. Torrey

Creator:
Tanaka, Yasushi, 1886-1941  Search this
Names:
Butler, John Davidson, 1890-1974  Search this
Cann, Louise Gebhard  Search this
Torrey, Frederic C.  Search this
Extent:
35 Items ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1913-1924
Scope and Contents:
Letters from Tanaka to Torrey concern the contemporary art world, his paintings, exhibitions, and fellow artists both in Seattle and Paris, notably muralist John Davidson Butler. Tanaka writes of his marriage to Louise Gebhard Cann, his struggle with the Occidental ideals in Seattle art circles, concern for his mother and brothers in Tokyo, his emigration to Paris and its state after World War I, and the success of his one-man show at the Galerie de Marsan 1924, of which he writes "...I succeeded at last in ... verifying my fame as one of the ablest contemporary painters here in Paris...". Also included are a few letters from Cann to Torrey, 3 exhibition catalogs (1914-1921), and 3 clippings (1915-1921).
Biographical / Historical:
Yasushi Tanaka (1886-1941) was a Japanese American painter and art instructor, born in Saitana, Japan, May 13, 1886. In 1904 he emigrated to Seattle, Washington, settling permanently in Paris in 1920. Torrey was an art dealer with the San Fransisco gallery Vickery, Atkins & Torrey. Tanaka's wife, writer Louise Gebhard Cann, was the author of several articles and books on French artists.
Provenance:
Donated 1992 by Gryffyd Partridge. The letters were received in the papers of his father, Seattle artist Roi Partridge; it is unclear how Partridge received them.
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:
Artists -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Artists -- France -- Paris  Search this
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.tanayasu
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tanayasu

Yasushi Tanaka letters to Frederic C. Torrey, 1913-1924

Creator:
Tanaka, Yasushi, 1886-1941  Search this
Tanaka, Yasushi, 1886-1941  Search this
Subject:
Butler, John Davidson  Search this
Cann, Louise Gebhard  Search this
Torrey, Frederic C.  Search this
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10832
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214575
AAA_collcode_tanayasu
Theme:
Asian American
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214575

The art of Eugene L. Vail / by Louise Gebhard Cann, 1928

Creator:
Cann, Louise Gebhard  Search this
Cann, Louise Gebhard  Search this
Subject:
Vail, Eugene L. (Eugene Laurent)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21789
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)305699
AAA_collcode_cannloui
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_305699

The art of Eugene L. Vail / by Louise Gebhard Cann

Creator:
Cann, Louise Gebhard  Search this
Names:
Vail, Eugene L. (Eugene Laurent), 1857-1934  Search this
Extent:
12 Pages (25 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1928
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
[Paris] : printed for The Bulletin of the American Women's Club, 1928.
General:
Issue of "The bulletin published monthly by the American Women's Club of Paris, Inc., August, 1928."
Archives of American Art copy has two handwritten annotations: one on p.2 notes that Vail's painting Pare à Virer is "owned by the Corcoran Gallery", and one on p.12 which reads "since the writing of this article, the 'Port de Concarneau' has been acquired by the Luxembourg."
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.
Identifier:
AAA.cannloui
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cannloui

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