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Frank Vincent DuMond papers

Creator:
DuMond, Frank Vincent, 1865-1951  Search this
Names:
Cohen, Lewis, 1857-1915  Search this
DuMond, Helen Savier, 1872-  Search this
Hale, Robert Beverly, 1901-1985  Search this
Klonis, Stewart, 1901-1989  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Metcalf, Willard Leroy, 1858-1925  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952  Search this
Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, 1872-1955 -- Photographs  Search this
West, S. Jessie (Sarah Jessie)  Search this
Photographer:
Gee, Richard V.  Search this
Extent:
1.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Date:
1866-1982
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material (1878-1945), letters (1883-1928), business records (1898-1909), art works (1885-1887), scrapbooks (1885-1982), printed material (1884-1978), and photographs (1866-1974) document the career of painter and instructor Frank Vincent DuMond.
Biographical materials include a biographical account and a history of the DuMond family, 2 resumes and a graduation certificate. Correspondents include DuMond, his wife Helen Savier, his parents, various family members and friends and colleagues. Three letters, one from Reginald Marsh, discuss the murals created for the Hotel des Artistes. A 1917 letter from Frederic Clay Bartlett requests a letter of recommendation to the Century Club. Several letters (1887) from painter S. Jessie West discuss her thoughts and work.
Among the printed materials are clippings and obituaries, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and reproductions of DuMond's artworks. Art works include 9 sketches, 44 drawings and two sketchbooks, as well as a sketchbook kept by Helen Savier [Dumond], while she was a student at the Art Students League in 1893. Photographs show DuMond and his wife, family, friends, art classes, his works and the site of DuMond's murals at the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. Colleagues pictured include Lewis Cohen, Robert Beverly Hale, Stewart Klonis, Willard Leroy Metcalf, and Kenneth Hayes Miller. Twenty-two of the artists in a group photograph autographed the mat.
Biographical / Historical:
Frank Vincent DuMond (1865-1951) was a portrait and landscape painter from New York, N.Y. DuMond was born in Rochester, N.Y., in 1865. He studied at the Art Students League from 1884 to 1888 under William Sartain and Carroll Beckwith, and at the Academie Julian in Paris from 1889 to 1891 under Jules Lefebvre, Benjamin Constant and Boulanger. Upon returning to New York, DuMond became an illustrator for Harper's Weekly and Century magazines from 1885-1892. He was an instructor at the Art Students League from 1892-1951.
Provenance:
Materials were loaned or given 1970-1984 by DuMond's daughter, Elisabeth DuMond Perry. Additional material was donated in 2005 by Robert Hubbard, who received them from his father-in-law Harry Condon, the caretaker for the Frank Dumond.
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.
Occupation:
Portrait painters  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Landscape painters  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.dumofran
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dumofran

Mrs. Henry E. Jones (Mary Miller Savier Jones) (Mrs. Thomas A. Savier), (painting)

Painter:
DuMond, Helen Savier 1872-1968  Search this
Subject:
Jones, Henry E., Mrs. (Mary Miller)  Search this
Savier, Thomas A., Mrs. (Mary Miller)  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait female--Full length  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73180072
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_382265

Margaret Savier Mears, (painting)

Painter:
DuMond, Helen Savier 1872-1968  Search this
Subject:
Mears, Margaret Savier  Search this
Medium:
Oil on ivory
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Date:
1899
Topic:
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73180073
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_382269

Louise Savier (Mrs. Robert C. Washburn), (painting)

Painter:
DuMond, Helen Savier 1872-1968  Search this
Subject:
Washburn, Robert C., Mrs. (Louise Savier)  Search this
Medium:
Oil on ivory
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Date:
1899
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73180074
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_382270

Laura Savier Mears, (painting)

Painter:
DuMond, Helen Savier 1872-1968  Search this
Subject:
Mears, Samuel Maxwell, Mrs. (Laura Savier)  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1926
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73180075
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_382272

Margaret Savier Mears, (painting)

Painter:
DuMond, Helen Savier 1872-1968  Search this
Subject:
Mears, Margaret Savier  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Date:
1899
Topic:
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73180009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_165911

Mrs. Robert C. Washburn (Louis Savier), (painting)

Painter:
DuMond, Helen Savier 1872-1968  Search this
Subject:
Washburn, Robert C., Mrs. (Louis Savier)  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Date:
1899
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73180010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_165912

Mary Clinton Brown (1858-1941), (painting)

Painter:
DuMond, Helen Savier 1872-1968  Search this
Subject:
Brown, Mary Clinton  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West New York New York 10024 Accession Number: 1942.359
Date:
Ca. 1895-1900
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36360180
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_44802

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