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James Wells Champney collection, 1802-1904

Creator:
Champney, James Wells, 1843-1903  Search this
Subject:
Millet, Francis Davis  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
James Wells Champney collection, 1802-1904. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Figure drawing  Search this
Portrait drawing -- 19th century  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7369
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209524
AAA_collcode_chamjame
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209524

Saul Zalesch collection of artists' letters and documents

Collector:
Zalesch, Saul E.  Search this
Names:
Brooklyn Art Association  Search this
Society of American Artists  Search this
Baldridge, C. LeRoy  Search this
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988  Search this
Bellows, George, 1882-1925  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Betts, Louis, 1873-1961  Search this
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988  Search this
Champney, James Wells, 1843-1903  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Doughty, Thomas, 1793-1856  Search this
Duveneck, Frank, 1848-1919  Search this
Duveneck, Josephine W. (Josephine Whitney), 1891-1978  Search this
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco, 1853-1908  Search this
Foster, Ben, 1852-1926  Search this
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924  Search this
Gropper, William, 1897-1977  Search this
Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935  Search this
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929  Search this
Indiana, Robert, 1928-  Search this
La Farge, John, 1835-1910  Search this
La Farge, John, 1835-1910  Search this
Lage, William Potter  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997  Search this
Lippold, Richard, 1915-2002  Search this
Martin, Homer Dodge, 1836-1897  Search this
Merry, C. M.  Search this
Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912  Search this
Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Redfield, Edward Willis, 1869-1965  Search this
Rogers, John, 1829-1904  Search this
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925  Search this
Stankiewicz, Richard, 1922-1983  Search this
Story, Franklin H.  Search this
Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Teal, William P.  Search this
Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923  Search this
Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919  Search this
Williams, Gluyas, 1888-  Search this
Extent:
58 Items ((portions microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1834-1973
Scope and Contents:
Artists' letters and documents collected by Zalesch and letters written to him in response to inquiries concnering autographs and biographical information.
REEL 3097: Twenty-six letters (1845-1973) written by George Bellows, Thomas Hart Benton, Isabel Bishop, Frederick Stuart Church, Thomas Doughty, Ernest Fenollosa, Ben Foster, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, John La Farge, Homer Dodge Martin, Joseph Pennell, Edward Willis Redfield, John Rogers, John Singer Sargent, Richard Stankiewicz, Thomas Sully, and Elihu Vedder. Also included are a Harvard University bond for William Wetmore Story's tuition signed by Franklin H. Story (1834) and a biographical questionnaire completed by John La Farge for The Cyclopedia of American Biography (1925).
UNMICROFILMED: Letters written by Roy Lichtenstein, William Gropper, Gluyas Williams, Ordway Partridge, Frederick Burr Opper, James Wells Champney, C. Gray Parker, Ben Foster, Louis Betts, Cyrus Le Roy Baldridge, Richard Lippold, Romare Bearden, Isabel Bishop, Thomas Hart Benton, Richard Stankiewicz, and others; a brochure for a work of art by Robert Indiana; a certificate from The Brooklyn Art Association for one share of capital stock in the name of William Potter Lage; one page of correspondence documenting a decision made for the Society of American Artists containing a note from Francis D. Millet to J. Alden Weir, followed by a note from Weir to Frederic Church, signed "O.K." by Church.
Vol. XXVI, no. 5, Feb. 1924 periodical, Old Hughes, published by the students of Hughes High school in Cincinnati, Ohio containing a published exchange of letters between principal C. M. Merry and Josephine W. Duveneck, daughter-in-law of painter Frank Duveneck about the Hughes High School purchasing a painting by Duveneck, and a reminiscence of Duveneck by William P. Teal, head of the art department at Hughes High School.
Biographical / Historical:
Saul Zalesch, an art historian, began collecting artists' letters around 1981.
Provenance:
This collection of letters was lent for microfilming by Zalesch in 1984 (reel 3097). Zalesch donated an additional three letters in 1993, twenty-five in 1999, one letter in 2008, and a publication in 2009.
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:
Painters -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.zalesaul
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw944fc0c8c-cd38-4b95-87d2-9a809479294d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zalesaul

The Best Scholar, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Photogravures
Date:
1877. Copyrighted 1879
Topic:
Children  Search this
Figure group--Child  Search this
Animal--Dog  Search this
Object--Toy  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000435
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137637

A Cherub, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1900
Topic:
Religion--Angel  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000436
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137638

Dora, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
C. Klackner  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Photogravures
Date:
Copyrighted 1896
Topic:
Portrait female--Dora  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000437
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137639

Girl with Cherries, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1898
Topic:
Figure female--Child--Waist length  Search this
Object--Fruit--Cherry  Search this
Object--Other--Basket  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000438
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137640

Hearing, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Allegory--Senses--Hearing  Search this
Figure female--Waist length  Search this
Object--Other--Nautilus  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000439
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137641

Hollyhocks, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
C. Klackner  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Photogravures
Date:
Copyrighted 1889
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Landscape--Garden  Search this
Object--Flower--Hollyhock  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000440
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137642

Lydia, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1890
Topic:
Portrait female--Lydia  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000441
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137643

Lydia, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1890
Topic:
Portrait female--Lydia  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000442
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137644

Madame Sophie, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Portrait female--Sophie  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Dress--Historic--Eighteenth Century Dress  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000443
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137645

Madame LeBrun and Daughter, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Subject:
Vigee-LeBrun, Elisabeth Louise  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Portrait group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000444
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137646

Madame Louise, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Portrait female--Louise  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Object--Flower  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000445
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137647

Madame Mole-Raymond, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Portrait female--Mole-Raymond  Search this
Performing Arts--Theater--Performer  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000446
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137648

Marie Antoinette, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Subject:
Antoinette, Marie  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Occupation--Other--Queen  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Dress--Historic--Eighteenth Century Dress  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Object--Flower  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000447
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137649

Mignon, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Frederick Keppel & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Photogravures
Date:
Copyrighted 1889
Topic:
Portrait female--Mignon  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000448
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137650

Phoebe, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Frederick Keppel & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1898
Topic:
Portrait female--Phoebe  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000449
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137651

Say, Is This Your Cat?, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Figure male--Child--Bust  Search this
Animal--Cat  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Fence  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000450
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137652

Sight, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Allegory--Senses--Sight  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Animal--Insect--Butterfly  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000451
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137653

Smell, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Allegory--Senses--Smell  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Object--Flower--Rose  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000452
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137654

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