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Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome, 1863-1930  Search this
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome, 1863-1930  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1890 May 27
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6883
See more items in:
Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6883

Jean Leon Gerome Ferris papers, [ca.1850-] 1979

Creator:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome, 1863-1930  Search this
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome, 1863-1930  Search this
Subject:
Ferris, Stephen James  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8108
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210279
AAA_collcode_ferrjean
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210279

Jean Leon Gerome Ferris papers

Creator:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome, 1863-1930  Search this
Names:
Ferris, Stephen James, 1835-1915  Search this
Extent:
2.4 Linear feet (ca. 1000 items (on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca.1850-] 1979
Scope and Contents:
REEL 2669: Biographical information; notes; correspondence; other correspondence and legal documents regarding the acquisition by the Smithsonian Institution of Ferris's collection of historical paintings and other art objects; lists of paintings and painting labels; sketches; and printed source material for his paintings.
REEL 2670: Source material for paintings, including printed and photographic reproductions and circa 130 cartes-de-visites primarily of Civil War figures, among them Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, Willam Seward and many others; a series of reproductions of paintings comprising "A Pageant of Nations"; and a manuscript of "Liber Patriae Nostrae," containing pen and ink drawings and text, and reproductions of his paintings, 1926.
REEL 3002: A photograph of Ferris, ca. 1920, at work at his easel; source material for his paintings; and reproductions of his paintings.
UNMICROfILMED: Two oil paintings by Stephen James Ferris of J. L.G. Ferris and his wife.
Biographical / Historical:
Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930) was a painter of Philadelphia, Pa. Ferris studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and in Paris at the Académie Julian and with Jean Léon Gérôme. He signed some works as G. Ferris. In 1900, he began a series of paintings on American history.
Provenance:
Transferred from the National Museum of American History in 1982.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.ferrjean
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ferrjean

Ruel Pardee Tolman papers

Creator:
Tolman, Ruel P. (Ruel Pardee), 1878-1954  Search this
Names:
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome, 1863-1930  Search this
Ferris, Stephen James, 1835-1915  Search this
Fielding, Mantle, 1865-1941  Search this
Gérôme, Jean Léon, 1824-1904  Search this
Harlan, Roma C., 1912-  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Washington D.C. -- Photographs
Date:
1887-1958
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; photographs; index card files; books; pages from a notebook; artwork; notes and diagrams; and printed material.
Correspondence with Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, 1927-1928, Ferris's widow, 1930-1941, and others, 1926-1945, regarding Ferris's gift to the Smithsonian Institution of his prints, paintings, miscellaneous items, and works of art by his father Stephen James Ferris. Included are photos of Mrs. Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome Ferris's studio, 1939, and his brass vessel collection; 21 letters from artist Jean Leon Gerome to Stephen James Ferris (in French, 9 with translations), 1887-1903; a letter and a postcard from Gerome to J. L. G. Ferris, 1903; notes to the Ferrises from Gerome's widow, 1904; and an invitation to Gerome's memorial service, 1904.
Pages from a notebook, circa 1940, and a sketch by Tolman; a 1929 letter from Mantle Fielding, regarding miniatures by Gilbert Stuart; and correspondence between Roma Harlan and Tolman, while Tolman was Director of the National Collection of Fine Arts.
Card files on art collections, artists, dealers, collectors, sales transactions and lost paintings; photographs, mostly 1930s, of Tolman's family, dealers, collectors, galleries, places visited, Smithsonian buildings, scenes of Washington, D.C., works of art and miscellaneous subjects; the book " The Life and Works of Edward Greene Malbone, 1777-1807" by Tolman, 1958; letters, 1910-1948 and undated; notes and diagrams about color and painting; artwork, undated and 1921-1951, including etchings, prints, watercolor sketches, many produced as Christmas cards; printed material including newspaper clippings, 1910-1952 and two exhibition catalogs, 1920 and 1924. Also included are a catalog of works, undated, by Charles Gruppe, signed by Gruppe, and the book "Early American Portrait Painters in Miniature" by Theodore Bolton, 1921, signed by Tolman. A photograph of Tolman and Bolton seated, 1950, is attached to the cover page of the book.
Biographical / Historical:
Ruel P. Tolman (1878-1954) was a museum director and printmaker in Washington, D.C. Tolman was the Director of National Collection of Fine Arts, 1946-1948.
Provenance:
Card files and some photographs donated 1979 by Thomas M. Beggs, Tolman's successor as director of NCFA. Material on reels 2677 and 3480 transferred 1981 and 1986 from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Additional unmicrofilmed material transferred 2006 and 2015 from SAAM/NPG library.
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:
Art museum directors -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.tolmruel
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tolmruel

Jean Leon Gerome Ferris: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930 artist  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF001031
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_138584

Christmas Eve in Colonial Times, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930 artist  Search this
Photographic firm:
C. Klackner  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1902, 1903
Topic:
Cityscape--Town  Search this
Cityscape--Weather--Snow  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Dress--Historic--Colonial Dress  Search this
Ceremony--Holiday--Christmas  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000733
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_138167

The Proposal, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930 artist  Search this
Photographic firm:
R. Dudensing & Son  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1892
Topic:
Architecture interior--Domestic  Search this
Recreation--Courting  Search this
Object--Musical Instrument--Harp  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Dress--Historic--Colonial Dress  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000734
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_138168

Discovery of Lake Champlain, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Continental Insurance Co 333 Glen Street Glens Falls New York 12801
Date:
Ca. 1910
Topic:
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71120002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_147443

Surrender of Fort William Henry, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Continental Insurance Co 333 Glen Street Glens Falls New York 12801
Date:
Ca. 1910
Topic:
History--United States--French & Indian War  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71120003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_147444

Battle of Rogers' Rock, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Continental Insurance Co 333 Glen Street Glens Falls New York 12801
Date:
Ca. 1910
Topic:
History--United States--French & Indian War  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71120004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_147445

Am Freiceadan, (painting)

Title:
Black Watch at Ticonderoga, (painting)
Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Continental Insurance Co 333 Glen Street Glens Falls New York 12801
Date:
Ca. 1910
Topic:
History--United States--French & Indian War  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71120005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_147446

Rescue of Major Israel Putnam, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Continental Insurance Co 333 Glen Street Glens Falls New York 12801
Date:
Ca. 1910
Topic:
History--United States--French & Indian War  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71120006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_147447

Washington at Halfway Brook, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Continental Insurance Co 333 Glen Street Glens Falls New York 12801
Date:
Ca. 1910
Topic:
History--United States--Revolution  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71120007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_147448

First Quarrel, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1892
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic  Search this
Recreation--Courting  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71771233
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_154724

Woman with a Harp, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Before 1917
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Harp  Search this
Object--Musical Instrument--Harp  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73010022
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_165120

Woman with Finger in Her Mouth, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1905?
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73010031
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_165129

Dorothy Godshall, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Subject:
Godshall, Dorothy  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1905
Topic:
Portrait female--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73010131
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_165226

Lewes Summer, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1883
Topic:
Architecture--Domestic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73010132
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_165227

The Rips, Cape May Point, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Waterscape--Coast  Search this
Landscape--New Jersey--Cape May  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73010133
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_165228

Little Shoe Shine Boy, (painting)

Painter:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome 1863-1930  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1894
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73010134
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_165229

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