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Sunset Intersection

Artist:
Robert Bechtle, born San Francisco, CA 1932-died Berkeley, CA 2020  Search this
Printer:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Lilah Toland  Search this
Medium:
color soft-ground etching on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 33 x 59 1/2 in. (83.8 x 151.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1983
Topic:
Cityscape\street  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\automobile  Search this
Cityscape\time\sunset  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Architecture Exterior\science\power lines  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible in part by the Lichtenberg Family Foundation and the Director's Discretionary Fund
Copyright:
© 1983, Robert Bechtle
Object number:
1992.94
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk786c315cc-83c8-4547-84c6-213283ec99e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.94

Nancy Drysdale Gallery records, 1971-1996

Creator:
Nancy Drysdale Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Wegman, William  Search this
Zakanitch, Robert  Search this
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Tracy, Michael  Search this
Truitt, Anne  Search this
Gilliam, Sam  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster)  Search this
Drysdale, Nancy McIntosh  Search this
Clapsaddle, Jerry  Search this
Christenberry, William  Search this
Burton, Scott  Search this
Bartlett, Jennifer  Search this
Scully, Sean  Search this
Puryear, Martin  Search this
Mangold, Robert  Search this
Katz, Alex  Search this
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Tyler Graphics, Ltd.  Search this
Crown Point Press  Search this
Brook Alexander Editions  Search this
Type:
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Drawings
Interviews
Topic:
Artists -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6108
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216309
AAA_collcode_nancdryg
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216309
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Kathan Brown, 2017 December 15-18

Interviewee:
Brown, Kathan, 1935-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Crown Point Press (Oakland, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Authors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17536
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)392053
AAA_collcode_brown17
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_392053

Ruth Fine papers, circa 1929-2016, bulk 1950s-2016

Creator:
Fine, Ruth, 1941-  Search this
Subject:
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17479
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)388861
AAA_collcode_fineruth
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_388861

Crown Point Press records, 1962-2018

Creator:
Crown Point Press (Oakland, Calif.)  Search this
Subject:
Brown, Kathan  Search this
Topic:
Prints -- Technique -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17600
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)396546
AAA_collcode_crowpoin
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_396546

Oral history interview with Kathan Brown

Interviewee:
Brown, Kathan  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Names:
Crown Point Press (Oakland, Calif.)  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (2 hr., 51 min.), digital, wav)
75 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2017 December 15-18
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Kathan Brown conducted 2017 December 15 and 18, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art, at Brown's office at Crown Point Press, in San Francisco, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Kathan Brown (1935- ) is a printmaker, writer, and founder of Crown Point Press in San Francisco, California. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a writer and editor in San Francisco, California.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Authors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.brown17
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brown17

Nancy Drysdale Gallery records

Creator:
Nancy Drysdale Gallery  Search this
Names:
Brook Alexander Editions  Search this
Crown Point Press  Search this
Tyler Graphics, Ltd.  Search this
Bartlett, Jennifer, 1941-  Search this
Burton, Scott  Search this
Christenberry, William, 1936-  Search this
Clapsaddle, Jerry, 1941-  Search this
Drysdale, Nancy McIntosh, 1931-  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-  Search this
Gilliam, Sam  Search this
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Katz, Alex, 1927-  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Mangold, Robert, 1937-  Search this
Puryear, Martin, 1941-  Search this
Scully, Sean, 1945-  Search this
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Tracy, Michael, 1943-  Search this
Truitt, Anne, 1921-2004  Search this
Wegman, William  Search this
Zakanitch, Robert, 1935-  Search this
Extent:
9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Drawings
Interviews
Date:
1971-1996
Summary:
The records of the Nancy Drysdale Gallery measure 9.0 linear feet and span the years 1971 to 1996. The bulk of the collection comprises artist files that document the gallery's relations with 67 artists, many of whom were represented by the gallery.
Scope and Content Note:
This collection measures 9.0 linear feet and dates from 1971 to 1996. The bulk of the collection comprises artist files that document the gallery's relationships with 67 artists, many of whom were represented, or whose work was handled by, the gallery. In addition to artist files, the collection contains exhibition files, printed material, and publishers files.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as four series reflecting the original arrangement imposed by the Gallery.

Series 1: Group Exhibition Files, 1978-1994 (Box 1, 0.5 linear ft.)

Series 2: Fine Art Publishers Files, 1972-1995 (Boxes 1-2, 1.5 linear ft.)

Series 3: Artist Files, 1971-1996 (Boxes 2-9, 7 linear ft.)

Series 4: Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1993-1994 (Box 9, 1 folder)
Historical Note:
When colleague Max Protech moved to New York City in 1976, his gallery at 2151 P Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., became the Protech-McIntosh Gallery under his successor, Cincinnati dealer, Nancy McIntosh Drysdale. Drysdale then moved the gallery to 406 7th Street, N.W., and changed the name to the McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery. Several years later, Drysdale vacated the 7th Street address and operated as a private dealer before opening the Nancy Drysdale Gallery at 2103 O Street, N.W., in 1991.
Provenance:
The records of the Nancy Drysdale Gallery were donated to the Archives of American Art by Nancy Drysdale in 1997.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for resesarch. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Nancy Drysdale Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Artists -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Drawings
Interviews
Citation:
Nancy Drysdale Gallery records, 1971-1996 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.nancdryg
See more items in:
Nancy Drysdale Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nancdryg

Crown Point Press records

Creator:
Crown Point Press (Oakland, Calif.)  Search this
Names:
Brown, Kathan  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1962-2018
Scope and Contents:
The Crown Point Press records measure 1.0 linear foot and date from 1962-2018. Included are artists' files, printed material, and DVDs of lectures by Kathan Brown.
Biographical / Historical:
Crown Point Press (1962- ) is a workshop and print studio specializing in intaglio print making in San Francisco, California. Crown Point Press was founded by Kathan Brown in Richmond, California. It moved to Berkeley and then Oakland before settling in 1986 in San Francisco.
Provenance:
Donated 2018 by Crown Point Press via Kathan Brown, founder. Additional printed material donated 2019 by Crown Point Press via Sasha Baguskas, Editor and Publications Coordinator.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.
Topic:
Prints -- Technique -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.crowpoin
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-crowpoin

Ruth Fine papers, circa 1929-2016, bulk 1950s-2016

Creator:
Fine, Ruth 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Frankenthaler, Helen 1928-2011  Search this
Gilliam, Sam 1933-  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy 1923-1997  Search this
Marin, John 1870-1953  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia 1887-1986  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert 1925-2008  Search this
Brothers Quay  Search this
Crown Point Press (Oakland, Calif.)  Search this
Gemini G.E.L. (Firm)  Search this
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
24.1 linear feet
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1980
1980-2012
circa 1929-2016, bulk 1950s-2016
Topic:
Curators  Search this
Local number:
AAA
AAA fineruth
Restrictions & Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of audio visual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice
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Ruth Fine papers, circa 1929-2016, bulk 1950s-2016
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388861

Local Calm

Artist:
Julie Mehretu, born Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 1970  Search this
Printer:
Dena Scheckit  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
sugar lift aquatint with color aquatint and spit bite aquatint, soft and hard ground etching, and engraving on Gampi paper chine collé
Dimensions:
image: 27 7/8 x 39 7/8 in. (70.7 x 101.3 cm) sheet: 36 x 47 1/8 in. (91.3 x 119.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
2005
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Lichtenberg Family Foundation
Copyright:
© 2005, Julie Mehretu
Object number:
2006.23
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a4accc52-0896-435f-ad00-77e7543452bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2006.23

Almost There

Artist:
Al Held, born New York City 1928-died Camerata, Italy 2005  Search this
Printer:
Renée Bott, n.d.  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
color aquatint and etching on paper
Dimensions:
image: 23 5/8 x 17 1/2 in. (60.0 x 44.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1989
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tom and Judy Brody
Object number:
2010.37.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78c757afe-ff65-40f0-be0c-fd5206b3f1e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2010.37.3

Seven Day Diary (Not Knowing), Day One

Artist:
John Cage, born Los Angeles, CA 1912-died 1992  Search this
Printer:
Stephen Thomas  Search this
Lilah Toland  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Papermaker:
Donald Farnsworth, born Palo Alto, CA 1952  Search this
Medium:
hard ground etching and drypoint
Dimensions:
12 x 16 7/8 in. (30.5 x 42.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Moses Lasky
Object number:
2004.32.5.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75acd80df-6c09-4223-9741-97bd0ec5e7f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2004.32.5.1

Seven Day Diary (Not Knowing), Day Two

Artist:
John Cage, born Los Angeles, CA 1912-died 1992  Search this
Printer:
Stephen Thomas  Search this
Lilah Toland  Search this
Papermaker:
Donald Farnsworth, born Palo Alto, CA 1952  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
hard and soft ground etching and drypoint
Dimensions:
12 x 16 7/8 in. (30.5 x 42.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Moses Lasky
Object number:
2004.32.5.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk771eedeee-abf9-480b-a13e-9d67c40059f8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2004.32.5.2

Seven Day Diary (Not Knowing), Day Three

Artist:
John Cage, born Los Angeles, CA 1912-died 1992  Search this
Printer:
Stephen Thomas  Search this
Lilah Toland  Search this
Papermaker:
Donald Farnsworth, born Palo Alto, CA 1952  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
hard and soft ground etching, drypoint, and sugar aquatint
Dimensions:
12 x 16 3/4 in. (30.5 x 42.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Moses Lasky
Object number:
2004.32.5.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7156d26c4-9f9d-40ba-9e27-d60e81e9bec4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2004.32.5.3

Seven Day Diary (Not Knowing), Day Four

Artist:
John Cage, born Los Angeles, CA 1912-died 1992  Search this
Printer:
Stephen Thomas  Search this
Lilah Toland  Search this
Papermaker:
Donald Farnsworth, born Palo Alto, CA 1952  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
hard and soft ground etching, photo etching, drypoint, and sugar aquatint
Dimensions:
12 x 17 in. (30.5 x 43.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Moses Lasky
Object number:
2004.32.5.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e032c3f1-6b5b-4adc-b6d5-20ccb5f7578e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2004.32.5.4

Seven Day Diary (Not Knowing), Day Five

Artist:
John Cage, born Los Angeles, CA 1912-died 1992  Search this
Printer:
Stephen Thomas  Search this
Lilah Toland  Search this
Papermaker:
Donald Farnsworth, born Palo Alto, CA 1952  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
hard and soft ground etching, drypoint, sugar aquatint, photo etching, and found objects
Dimensions:
12 x 16 3/4 in. (30.5 x 42.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Moses Lasky
Object number:
2004.32.5.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a4365425-489c-4de1-816c-e9e2277c367d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2004.32.5.5

Seven Day Diary (Not Knowing), Day Six

Artist:
John Cage, born Los Angeles, CA 1912-died 1992  Search this
Printer:
Stephen Thomas  Search this
Lilah Toland  Search this
Papermaker:
Donald Farnsworth, born Palo Alto, CA 1952  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
color etching with hard and soft ground etching, drypoint, sugar aquatint, photo etching and found objects
Dimensions:
12 x 16 3/4 in. (30.5 x 42.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Moses Lasky
Object number:
2004.32.5.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77bb77897-a682-48be-a8aa-9e7a27831c95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2004.32.5.6

Seven Day Diary (Not Knowing), Day Seven

Artist:
John Cage, born Los Angeles, CA 1912-died 1992  Search this
Printer:
Stephen Thomas  Search this
Lilah Toland  Search this
Papermaker:
Donald Farnsworth, born Palo Alto, CA 1952  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
color etching with hard ground etching, drypoint, sugar aquatint, photo etching, and found objects
Dimensions:
12 x 16 3/4 in. (30.5 x 42.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Moses Lasky
Object number:
2004.32.5.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7795bba72-99a9-49e7-83df-a03dd0b26427
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2004.32.5.7

Sotto Voce

Artist:
Sean Scully, born Dublin, Ireland 1945  Search this
Printer:
Brian Shure, born Cleveland, OH 1952  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
etching, aquatint, flat bite, soapground and spit bite on paper
Dimensions:
image: 27 3/4 × 41 3/4 in. (70.5 × 106.0 cm) sheet: 41 1/2 x 51 3/4 in. (105.4 x 131.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1988
Topic:
Abstract\geometric  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1988, Sean Scully
Object number:
2001.79.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75b7500a0-98d9-48b0-b856-7644f2dfea74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2001.79.17

Room

Artist:
Sean Scully, born Dublin, Ireland 1945  Search this
Printer:
Brian Shure, born Cleveland, OH 1952  Search this
Publisher:
Crown Point Press  Search this
Medium:
etching, aquatint, soapground, spit bite, drypoint and crayon resist on paper
Dimensions:
image: 31 3/4 × 41 3/4 in. (80.6 × 106.0 cm) sheet: 41 3/4 x 50 3/4 in. (106.0 x 128.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1988
Topic:
Abstract\geometric  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1988, Sean Scully
Object number:
2001.79.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7db69834f-4057-438b-aa44-01f5bcdc3aa1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2001.79.18

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