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Research material on George Peter Alexander Healy

Creator:
De Mare, Marie  Search this
Names:
Bridgman, Frederick Arthur, 1847-1928  Search this
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963  Search this
Couture, Thomas, 1815-1879  Search this
De Mare, George, 1863-1907  Search this
Healy, Edith  Search this
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
La Farge, John, 1835-1910  Search this
Ledyard, Lewis Cass, 1851-1932  Search this
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 -- Photographs  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1811-1966
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings, drawings and printed material by or about G.P.A. Healy, compiled by his grandaughter, Marie De Mare, in the process of the writing of her book G.P.A. HEALY, AMERICAN ARTIST (1954).
REEL D130: Correspondence, notes, clippings and draft writings, kept by De Mare in connection with her book. Correspondence is mostly between De Mare and family members, but includes copies of letters to and from Healy. Also included are excerpts from Healy's diary and that of his daughter, Marie H. Bigot, lists of his paintings, and the draft of De Mare's book. Among De Mare's correspondents are Van Wyck Brooks and Eleanor Roosevelt; Healy's include Samuel F.B. Morse, Lewis Cass Ledyard, and Eastman Johnson. There is also a letter from John La Farge to Tiburce De Mare, 1873.
REELS 1209-1210: Correspondence; 3 diaries, 1866-1900, written by Healy's daughter Edith; correspondence and research notes dealing with De Mare's book; galley proofs; miscellaneous printed matter; a sketch of Healy on his deathbed by his son, and photographs of artist George De Mare, including a group photo of Atelier Bouguereau, Academie Julian, 1886, and of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his daughter. Correspondents include Frederic Bridgman and Thomas Couture.
Biographical / Historical:
G.P.A. Healy was a 19th century portrait and historical painter, who painted in the U.S. and in Europe.
Provenance:
Marie De Mare is the granddaughter of George P.A. Healy. Bulk of Healy's papers were destroyed by fire. Material was donated 1956 & 1971 by Marie and Jeanne de Mare.
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:
Portrait painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.demamari
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bd838ecd-d0df-4927-987d-a6362ce075fe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-demamari

Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange)  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co.  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Topic:
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938 -- Art collections  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L. -- Art collections  Search this
Arenberg, duc d' -- Art collections  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of -- Art collections  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de, 1885-1925  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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Temple Shalom of Newton

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Container:
Box 95, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.3: General Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92d19e8db-8056-46ac-9316-8e2ced41e2d3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jacqself-ref11412
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Thomas Eakins letters

Creator:
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
Names:
Couture, Thomas, 1815-1879  Search this
Crowell, Frances Eakins, b. 1848  Search this
Crowell, William J.  Search this
Fussell, Charles Lewis, 1840-1909  Search this
Gérôme, Jean Léon, 1824-1904  Search this
Hallowell, William R.  Search this
Richards, Frederick de Bourg, 1822-1903  Search this
Sartain, William, 1843-1924  Search this
Wallace, J. Laurie (John Laurie)  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Paris (France) -- description and travel
Date:
1866-1934
Summary:
The letters of Thomas Eakins measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1866 to 1934. They primarily document the period between 1866 and 1869 that he spent studying art in Paris, as well as his career as a portrait artist.
Scope and Content Note:
The letters of Thomas Eakins measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1866 to 1934. They primarily document the period between 1866 and 1869 that he spent studying art in Paris, as well as his career as a portrait artist.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection, items are categorized into one series consisting of five folders. Items are arranged chronologically.
Biographical Note:
Realist painter Thomas Eakins was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1844. He was encouraged by his parents to develop his talent in art, and in 1862 he entered the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Also during this period Eakins developed an interest in anatomy, revealed later in the realistically detailed Gross Clinic, painted in 1875. In 1866 he moved to Paris, where he studied painting with Jean-Léon Gérôme at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts for three years, and briefly with sculptor Augustin-Alexandre Dumont and painter Léon Bonnat. He toured Spain for six months in 1870 and then returned to Philadelphia to become a portrait artist. Eakins began teaching at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and became its director of instruction in 1882. During this period he also met fellow artist Susan MacDowell and they were married in 1884. While at the Academy, he promoted a curriculum based on the study of the human figure, and began using photography as a method of study for his paintings. A dispute over the use of nude models forced Eakins to resign from the Academy in 1886, but he continued painting and exhibiting until his death in 1916.
Provenance:
Letters from Eakins to his family were donated by Dr. Caroline Crowell, daughter of Frances Eakins Crowell, and niece of Thomas Eakins. Other letters were donated in 1962 and 1963 by Irving Levitt and Lawrence Fleischman. Both accessions were microfilmed upon receipt.
Restrictions:
The bulk of the collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not digitized 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.
Occupation:
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- United States  Search this
Citation:
Thomas Eakins letters, 1866-1934. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.eakithom
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Thomas Eakins letters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91895976e-8421-4b60-bd90-771ec0699da7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-eakithom
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Thomas Couture: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Couture, Thomas 1815-1879  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000694
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137975

Méthode et entretiens d'atelier / par Thomas Couture

Author:
Couture, Thomas 1815-1879  Search this
Physical description:
387 p. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1978
1867
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Call number:
ND1135 .C87 1980
ND1135.C87 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_111786

Thomas Couture and the eclectic vision / Albert Boime

Author:
Boime, Albert  Search this
Subject:
Couture, Thomas 1815-1879  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 683 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
France
Date:
1980
Topic:
Eclecticism in art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.C865 B6
N40.1.C865B6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_126273

Enrollment of the volunteers : Thomas Couture and the painting of history : Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 13-June 8, 1980, the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, July 1-August 30, 1980, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, September 20-November 2, 1980

Author:
Couture, Thomas 1815-1879  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts (Springfield, Mass.)  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute  Search this
Subject:
Couture, Thomas 1815-1879 Enrollment of the volunteers of 1792 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 92 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Date:
1980
C1980
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.C865 E5
ND553.C9565 A6433X
N40.1.C865E5
ND553.C9565A6433X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_134306

Thomas Couture: paintings and drawings in American collections. With an introductory note by George Levitine, and essays by Alain de Leiris and Jane Van Nimmen. Catalogue by Jane Van Nimmen

Author:
Van Nimmen, Jane 1937-  Search this
De Leiris, Alain  Search this
University of Maryland, College Park Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Couture, Thomas 1815-1879  Search this
Physical description:
62, [34] p. illus. 22 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
[1970]
Call number:
N40.1.C865 V2
ND553.C9565 V3X
N40.1.C865V2
ND553.C9565V3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_3714

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