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Frederic Edwin Church to Martin Johnson Heade

Creator:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1871 Mar. 1
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6060
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Martin Johnson Heade papers, 1853-1904
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6060

Frederic Edwin Church, New York, N.Y. letter to Martin Johnson Heade

Creator:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
Colombia
Date:
1870 Mar. 7
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Vacations  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)399
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Martin Johnson Heade papers, 1853-1904
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_399
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Frederic Edwin Church letter to Martin Johnson Heade

Creator:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Subject:
Church, Frederic Edwin  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1881 December 22
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15144
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Martin Johnson Heade papers, 1853-1904
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15144
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Frederic Edwin Church to Martin Johnson Heade.

Creator:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1870 Mar. 7
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3211
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Martin Johnson Heade papers, 1853-1904
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3211
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Frederic Edwin Church letter to Martin Johnson Heade

Creator:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1870 Oct. 24
Topic:
Art market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15143
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Martin Johnson Heade papers, 1853-1904
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Frederic Edwin Church letter to Martin Johnson Heade

Creator:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1874 Nov. 25
Topic:
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15145
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Martin Johnson Heade papers, 1853-1904
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15145
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Frederic Edwin Church letter to John Ferguson Weir

Creator:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1888 August 27
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22311
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Weir family papers, 1809-circa 1961, bulk 1830-1920
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22311
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Frederic Edwin Church, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart

Creator:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1865 March 31
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6829
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6829

Martin Johnson Heade to Frederic Edwin Church

Creator:
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1868 Apr. 27
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5265
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Martin Johnson Heade letter to Frederic Edwin Church, 1868
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Archives of American Art
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Frederic Edwin Church letter to George Warren, 1887 Feb. 12

Creator:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Subject:
Warren, George B.  Search this
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10295
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213497
AAA_collcode_churfrel
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213497

Ramon Paez letters from Frederic Edwin Church, 1862-1900

Creator:
Páez, Ramón  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Páez, Ramón  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5647
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208481
AAA_collcode_paezramo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208481

Olana

Creator:
Olana State Historic Site  Search this
Owner:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
New York State  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Drawings
Place:
New York (State) -- Hudson
United States of America -- New York -- Columbia County -- Hudson
Date:
1870
General:
Architectural sketch by Church of front porch and lawn; about 1870.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Porches  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Parterres  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NY362001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York / NY362: Hudson -- Olana
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb60de4d0bd-1b61-4c77-ac10-3b6f4f6ecb3d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref27705

Olana

Creator:
Olana State Historic Site  Search this
Owner:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
New York State  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Drawings
Place:
New York (State) -- Hudson
United States of America -- New York -- Columbia County -- Hudson
Date:
10/04/1879
General:
Sketch for rusticated garden seat; in Church's papers.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Autumn  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Benches  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NY362002
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York / NY362: Hudson -- Olana
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb612c9e53d-724e-4f3b-a2a1-8b464f02ad5c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref27706

Olana

Creator:
Olana State Historic Site  Search this
Owner:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
New York State  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
New York (State) -- Hudson
United States of America -- New York -- Columbia County -- Hudson
Date:
09/01/1872
General:
Oil on paperboard; view of Olana by F. E. Church.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Autumn  Search this
Painting  Search this
Panoramas  Search this
Houses  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NY362003
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York / NY362: Hudson -- Olana
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb645bc768c-615d-4c44-af76-905ef699f29a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref27707

Olana

Creator:
Olana State Historic Site  Search this
Owner:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
New York State  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
New York (State) -- Hudson
United States of America -- New York -- Columbia County -- Hudson
Date:
09/01/1872
General:
SW facade from approach road.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Autumn  Search this
Hillsides  Search this
Houses  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NY362004
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York / NY362: Hudson -- Olana
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a7ff5dfc-5451-4975-8f97-ac8d9a52eb3a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref27708

Jervis McEntee papers

Creator:
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Names:
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Anthony, A. V. S. (Andrew Varick Stout), 1835-1906  Search this
Baker, George Augustus, 1821-1880  Search this
Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882  Search this
Boardman, Andrew  Search this
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893  Search this
Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905  Search this
Butler, Benjamin F., 1830-1884  Search this
Casilear, John William, 1811-1893  Search this
Chapin, E. H. (Edwin Hubbell), 1814-1880  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Church, Isabel  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900  Search this
DeForest, H. G.  Search this
Derrenbacher, John  Search this
Donoho, J. R., Mrs  Search this
Gifford, Sanford Robinson, 1823-1880  Search this
Gray, Henry Peters, 1819-1877  Search this
Hart, William McDougal, 1823-1894  Search this
Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890  Search this
Hubbard, Richard William, 1816-1888  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Husted, James W.  Search this
Inness, George, 1825-1894  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
Jourmans, E. L., Mrs  Search this
Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872  Search this
Lang, Louis, 1814-1893  Search this
McEntee, James S.  Search this
Meeks, Louisa B.  Search this
Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904  Search this
Sawyer, C. M.  Search this
Shumway, Henry Colton, 1807-1884  Search this
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903  Search this
Stone, William O. (William Oliver), 1830-1875  Search this
Stribling, C. K.  Search this
Sykes, Charles W.  Search this
Thompson, Launt, 1833-1894  Search this
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895  Search this
Von Glumer, Francisca  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Wickes, E. T.  Search this
Youmans, Kate  Search this
Zarnnhus, E. L.  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Sketches
Place:
Lake George (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works
Lake Champlain (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Date:
1796
1848-1905
Summary:
The papers of Hudson River School painter Jervis McEntee measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1796 and 1848 to 1905. Letters from close friends and family members to McEntee include many from his mentor Frederic Edwin Church, and fellow artists Samuel Putnam Avery, George Henry Boughton, Sanford Gifford, Richard Henry, Eastman Johnson, Elizabeth B. Stoddard, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and others. Papers relating to the McEntee family include obituaries, a family genealogy, and letters from and regarding family members. There are also papers relating to the Vaux family (McEntee's brother-in-law's family) and American architect and landscape artist Calvert Vaux, who designed a studio for McEntee. Of special significance are five volumes of diaries dating from 1872 through 1890 which provide a detailed depiction of the American art world in the 1870s and 1880s.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of Hudson River School painter Jervis McEntee measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1796 and 1850 to 1905. Letters from close friends and family members to McEntee include many from his mentor Frederic Edwin Church, and fellow artists Samuel Putnam Avery, George Henry Boughton, Sanford Gifford, Richard Henry, Eastman Johnson, Elizabeth B. Stoddard, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and others. Papers relating to the McEntee family include obituaries, a family genealogy, and letters from and regarding family members. There are also papers relating to the Vaux family (McEntee's brother-in-law's family) and American architect and landscape artist Calvert Vaux, who designed a studio for McEntee. Of special significance are five volumes of diaries dating from 1872 through 1890 which provide a detailed depiction of the American art world in the 1870s and 1880s.
Arrangement:
The Jervis McEntee papers have been arranged into five series, based on material type.

Missing Title

Series 1: Letters, 1850-1905, undated (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 2: Vaux Family Letters and Correspondence, 1850-1890, undated (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 3: Third Party Letters, 1861-1873, undated (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 4: Miscellany, 1796, 1848-1895, undated (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 5: Diaries, 1872-1890 (Box 3-4; 0.6 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Jervis McEntee was born in Rondout, New York, July 14, 1828. He had early literary and artistic aspirations and studied under Frederic E. Church, who had himself studied under the Hudson River School master, Thomas Cole. McEntee was to maintain a close relationship with Church for the rest of his life. After an unsuccessful stint as a businessman, McEntee settled in New York in 1857 as one of the charter residents of Richard Morris Hunt's Tenth Street Studio Building. Since many of the other occupants were either bachelors or commuters, and since Mrs. McEntee was a lively, sympathetic hostess, the couple became the center of a spontaneous salon frequented by some of the best-known artists, writers, and actors of the time. After his wife died in 1878, McEntee stayed on, an increasingly neglected widower until his death in 1891.

McEntee was identified with the Hudson River School and an accomplished and sensitive painter of autumnal landscapes. He wrote in 1874, "Perhaps what would mark my work among that of my brother artists is a preference for the soberer phases Nature, the gray days of November and its leafless trees." McEntee stood at the center of the interlocking directorate formed by the National Academy of Design, the Century Club, and the Tenth Street Studio Building. In the latter part of the 19th century, these formed a supreme art establishment whose membership was composed of the old guard American artists, such as McEntee's close friends Eastman Johnson, Sanford Gifford, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and Church, who were fighting an ultimately futile battle against the encroachment of European influences among both artists and collectors.
Separated Material:
The Archives of American Art also holds material lent for microfilming (reel D9) including a diary dated June 12, 1851-August 17, 1851. This material was returned to the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, New York and is not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
The Adirondack Museum lent one diary for microfilming in 1964. The rest of the collection was acquired from several donors between 1959 and 1997. The noted collector Charles E. Feinberg donated letters in 1959 and, Mrs. Helen S. McEntee, who married the nephew of Jervis McEntee, donated the five volumes of diaries in 1964. William Gaffken, director of the insurance company that acquired the McEntee family insurance business, donated the remaining papers in 1997.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires and appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
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.
Topic:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Landscape painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Bull Run (Va.), 1st Battle, 1861  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Sketches
Citation:
Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.mcenjerv
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Jervis McEntee papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw967895335-2abd-4f15-9161-1ccceecc5b8f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mcenjerv
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John Durand papers

Topic:
Crayon (Magazine)
Creator:
Durand, John, 1822-1908  Search this
Names:
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900 -- Heart of the Andes  Search this
Winthrop, Theodore, 1828-1861. -- Companion to the Heart of the Andes  Search this
Extent:
2,000 Items ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1854-1907
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence and printed material.
Reels N21-N24: Letters concerning publication of THE CRAYON, a journal devoted to the graphic arts and related literature edited by Durand, and published by Stillman and Durand, New York.
Reel N25: The book A COMPANION TO THE HEART OF THE ANDES, 1859, by Theodore Winthrop, with John Durand's signature on the title page. The book is a critique of Frederic Edwin Church's painting "The Heart of the Andes."
Biographical / Historical:
Editor; Paris, France and New York City.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Editors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.durajohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw904cd52ec-4a81-4b01-981d-9145a00deb22
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-durajohn

Charles Henry Hart autograph collection

Creator:
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Names:
Anshutz, Thomas Pollock, 1851-1912  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815  Search this
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919  Search this
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Raphaelle, 1774-1825  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Rubens, 1784-1865  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Smillie, James David, 1833-1909  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Vanderlyn, John, 1775-1852  Search this
Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Extent:
1.71 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1731-1918
Summary:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection dates from 1731-1917 and measures 1.71 linear feet comprised of 232 letters, portrait prints, and other documents signed by American artists. There is a .01 linear foot (6 items) unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes a letter from Winslow Homer to Mr. Clarke, November 28, 1892; typed and annotated lists of autographs of artists in the collections of Charles Henry Hart; handwritten note about English painter and engraver, John Keyse Sherwin, undated; handwritten note regarding Gennearino Persico, miniature artist, July 18, 1826.
Scope and Contents:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection dates from 1731-1917 and measures 1.71 linear feet comprised of 232 letters, portrait prints, and other documents signed by American artists. There is a .01 linear foot (6 items) unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes a letter from Winslow Homer to Mr. Clarke, November 28, 1892; typed and annotated lists of autographs of artists in the collections of Charles Henry Hart; handwritten note about English painter and engraver, John Keyse Sherwin, undated; handwritten note regarding Gennearino Persico, miniature artist, July 18, 1826.

Originally titled by Hart as "The History of Art in America as Told in a Remarkable Collection of Autograph Letters and Documents of Celebrated American Artists of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century," the collection includes letters and other items signed by Thomas Anshutz, John J. Audubon, William Merritt Chase, Frederic Edwin Church, John Singleton Copley, Kenyon Cox, Thomas Eakins, Jervis McEntee, Samuel F.B. Morse, Charles Willson Peale, Raphaelle Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Rubens Peale, Titian Peale, James Daivd Smillie, Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Sully, Abbott Handerson Thayer, John Vanderlyn, Elihu Vedder, John Quincy Adams Ward, Benjamin West, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, and many others.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in 2 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1917 (226 items; Box 1-5)

Series 2: Unprocessed Addition, 1826-1892 and undated (6 items; MMS folder 6)
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Henry Hart (1847-1918) was a historian, lawyer, writer, and director, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1882-1904. Widely, he published on the subject of 18th and 19th century portraiture in the United States.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the personal papers of Charles Henry Hart, dating from 1774-1930, bulk 1888-1918.

Papers of Charles Henry Hart, 1888-1894, are also located at The New York Public Library Archives & Manuscripts.
Provenance:
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection was donated to the Archives of American Art in 1954 as an anonymous gift. It is assumed that Hart assembled the letters. Original collation was two letterbooks entitled "The History of Art in America as Told in a Remarkable Collection of Autograph Letters and Documents of Celebrated American Artists of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century." Additional six items donated in 2021 by Ty West, who found the compiled material among his grandfather-in-law's belongings.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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.
Topic:
Autographs -- Collections  Search this
Artists -- United States -- Portraits  Search this
Autographs -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Artists -- United States -- Autographs  Search this
Citation:
Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hartchar
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw912c4422c-cbb9-4889-838e-46e6976b6dca
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hartchar

Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera

Creator:
Duveen, Albert  Search this
Names:
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846  Search this
Mayer, Constant, 1829-1911  Search this
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920  Search this
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1807-1946
Summary:
The Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera measures 1.1 linear feet and dates from 1807 to 1946. Unrelated letters written by over 170 mostly 19th and early 20th century American artists are found in this compiled collection of art critic, dealer, and collector Albert Duveen. Additional ephemera includes printed material and photographs of artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera measures 1.1 linear feet and dates from 1807 to 1946. Unrelated letters written by over 170 mostly 19th and early 20th century American artists are found in this compiled collection of art critic, dealer, and collector Albert Duveen. Additional ephemera includes printed material and photographs of artwork.

Found are letters from artists Albert Bierstadt, Frederic E. Church, Frederick S. Church, Henry Inman, Constant Mayer, Jervis McEntee, Henry Mosler, Frederick Law Olmstead, Rembrandt Peale, Albert Rosenthal, and many others. Printed materials include catalog inventories of public and private art collections. There are also brochure booklets on New England historical houses and towns. Photographs are duplicate copies of early American artwork from Duveen's personal reference files.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 3 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Letters, 1808-1910 (0.8 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Printed material, circa 1909-1946 (4 folders; Box 1, OV 2)

Series 3: Photographs, circa 1808-1910 (3 folders; Box 1)
Biographical / Historical:
Art critic, collector, and dealer Albert Duveen (1892-1965) lived and worked in New York City, New York. He is known for his expertise in early American art and was a cousin to Joseph Duveen, president of Duveen Brothers art dealers.
Related Materials:
The Archives holds a microfilm copy of the Albert Duveen art reference files and a lecture, "An Art Dealer is Intrigued by American Folk Art," delivered by Albert Duveen, March 4, 1961.
Provenance:
The Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera was purchased from Duveen by the Archives of American Art in February 1956.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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.
Topic:
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Citation:
Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1807-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.duvealbe
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Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw910bd3b56-f88b-45d7-af2e-a9c465bbe2d8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-duvealbe
Online Media:

View from Olana in the Snow, (painting)

Painter:
Church, Frederic Edwin 1826-1900  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1871-1872
Topic:
Landscape--Weather--Snow  Search this
Landscape--Season--Winter  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8G120010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_478486

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