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Henry Alexander : San Francisco's first native-born artist: typescript, by Lois K. Gordon

Creator:
Gordon, Lois K., 1931-  Search this
Names:
Alexander, Henry, 1860-1894 or 5  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((36 p.) (on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1978 /
Biographical / Historical:
Lois K. Gordon was art history student at Lone Mountain College at the time she wrote the Henry Alexander paper. Henry Alexander was a genre painter who worked in San Francisco and in New York City, after 1887. According to obituaries, he committed suicide there on May 15, 1894. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 destroyed most of his records and paintings.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Lois K. Gordon.
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:
Art historians -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Genre painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.gordlois
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gordlois

Self-Portrait

Artist:
Eastman Johnson, American, b. Lovell, Maine, 1824–1906  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
72 1/8 × 36 in. (183 × 91.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1891
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2608
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2fae7e79e-37a8-4d75-b361-15c17edf1427
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2608

Logging in California, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
On loan to Society of California Pioneers 456 McAllister Street San Francisco California 94102
Lent by Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco M. H. de Young Memorial Museum Golden Gate Park San Francisco California 94118 Accession Number: 43234
Date:
1880
Topic:
Occupation--Industry--Lumber  Search this
Landscape--Forest  Search this
Landscape--California  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71064130
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_140662

What the Shell Says, (painting)

Title:
What the Sea Says, (painting)
Painter:
Johnson, Eastman 1824-1906  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paperboard
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco M. H. de Young Memorial Museum Golden Gate Park San Francisco California 94118 Accession Number: 1979.7.64
Topic:
Figure group--Male & Child  Search this
Object--Other--Shell  Search this
Control number:
IAP 81650111
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_214808

Vallejo Street Wharf -- Arrival of Government Horses, (painting)

Title:
Government Corral, (painting)
Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Cityscape--California--San Francisco  Search this
Cityscape--Wharf  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Military  Search this
Control number:
IAP 83670092
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_209435

The Hunter, (painting)

Title:
Bear Hunter, (painting)
Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco San Francisco California 94118
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Hunting  Search this
Animal--Bear  Search this
Control number:
IAP 83670099
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_209442

Two Gamins Lighting a Cigarette on Vallejo Street Wharf, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Topic:
Cityscape--California--San Francisco  Search this
Cityscape--Street  Search this
Cityscape--Wharf  Search this
Children  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Smoking  Search this
Control number:
IAP 83670189
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_209532

Yosemite Valley, from Glacier Point, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
California Historical Society 2090 Jackson St San Francisco California 94115
Date:
1874
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Valley--Yosemite Valley  Search this
Landscape--Park--Yosemite National Park  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70660160
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_130581

Return Trip Form Glacier Point, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1874
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Travel--Land--Horse  Search this
Landscape--Park--Yosemite National Park  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71062429
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_138976

The Trip To Glacier Point, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1874
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Landscape--Park--Yosemite National Park  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Travel--Land--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71062430
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_138977

Horses Grazing, Berkeley, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1875
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Landscape--California--Berkeley  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71062431
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_138978

Cattle In a Meadow, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Society of California Pioneers 456 McAllister Street San Francisco California 94102
Date:
1882
Topic:
Landscape--River  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71063520
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_140059

Logging In Winter, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Society of California Pioneers 456 McAllister Street San Francisco California 94102
Date:
1881
Topic:
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Industry--Lumber  Search this
Landscape--Season--Winter  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Sleigh  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71063521
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_140060

Governor Stanford's Horse, "Abe Edington," (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Society of California Pioneers 456 McAllister Street San Francisco California 94102
Date:
1880
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71063522
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_140061

Indians in the Snow, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
On loan to Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607
Lent by Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco M. H. de Young Memorial Museum Golden Gate Park San Francisco California 94118 Accession Number: 43231
Date:
Ca. 1880
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Winter  Search this
Landscape--Weather--Snow  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Tepee  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71064129
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_140661

Peasant Children, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
On loan to Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: EL60.20.92
Lent by Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco M. H. de Young Memorial Museum Golden Gate Park San Francisco California 94118 Accession Number: 55380
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Children  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71064132
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_140664

Sacramento Railroad Station, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas mounted on board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco M. H. de Young Memorial Museum Golden Gate Park San Francisco California 94118 Accession Number: 54936
Date:
1874
Topic:
Cityscape--California--Sacramento  Search this
Architecture exterior--Civic  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71064133
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_140665

Harvest Time, (painting)

Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco M. H. de Young Memorial Museum Golden Gate Park San Francisco California 94118 Accession Number: 1962.21
Date:
1873
Topic:
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Harvesting  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Animal--Dog  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Wagon  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71064415
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_140945

Snowstorm in the Sierras, (painting)

Title:
Stagecoach in the Snow, (painting)
Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
California Historical Society 2090 Jackson St San Francisco California 94115
Date:
1876
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Winter  Search this
Landscape--Weather--Snow  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Carriage  Search this
Travel--Land--Carriage  Search this
Landscape--Mountain--Sierra Nevada Mountains  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71065121
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_141644

Learning the Lesson, (painting)

Title:
Playing School, (painting)
Painter:
Hahn, William 1829-1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 66.125
Date:
1880-1881
Topic:
Children  Search this
Occupation--Education--Student  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Architecture exterior--Detail--Porch  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Animal--Dog  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71068047
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_144558

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