Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
255 documents - page 1 of 13

A History of Pop-up and Movable Books: 700 Years of Paper Engineering

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-11-29T17:17:22.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianVideos
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianVideos
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_iDJJOaZ1myM

A History of Pop-up and Movable Books: 700 Years of Paper Engineering (2010) - Ellen G. K. Rubin

Creator:
Smithsonian Libraries  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-06-22T16:29:32.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Library science  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianLibraries
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianLibraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_2KuWxdQdyUY

William Mills Ivins papers, 1878-1964

Creator:
Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961  Search this
Subject:
Lay, Charles Downing  Search this
Ivins, William Mills  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)  Search this
Ruzicka, Rudolph  Search this
Rogers, Bruce  Search this
Webster, Herman A. (Herman Armour)  Search this
Sizer, Theodore  Search this
Simonson, Lee  Search this
Sarton, George  Search this
Winter, Carl  Search this
Wind, Edgar  Search this
Käsebier, Gertrude  Search this
Ames, Winslow  Search this
Arensberg, Walter  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Berenson, Bernard  Search this
Ivins, Emma Yard  Search this
Ivins, Barbara  Search this
Ivins, Katherine  Search this
Ivins, Florence Wyman  Search this
Greene, Belle da Costa  Search this
Friedländer, Max J.  Search this
Holmes, Margaret Ivins  Search this
Constable, W. G. (William George)  Search this
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir  Search this
Frankfurter, Felix  Search this
Dodgson, Campbell  Search this
Burroughs, Bryson  Search this
Boas, George  Search this
Carrington, Fitz Roy  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Pierpont Morgan Library  Search this
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Grolier Club  Search this
Topic:
Illustrators  Search this
Aesthetics  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Book collectors and collecting  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Perspective  Search this
Designers  Search this
Museums -- Acquisitions  Search this
Prints -- History  Search this
Etching -- History  Search this
Engraving -- History  Search this
Medicine and art -- History  Search this
Illustrated books -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8805
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210990
AAA_collcode_ivinwill
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210990
Online Media:

Edward Guthrie Kennedy papers relating to James McNeill Whistler in the New York Public Library, 1850-1902

Creator:
Kennedy, Edward G. (Edward Guthrie), 1849-1932  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9900
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212403
AAA_collcode_kennedwa
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212403

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

Creator:
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
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  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
Art galleries, Commercial -- France -- Paris  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
3 Page(s) matching your search term, top most relevant are shown: View entire project in transcription center
  • View Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974 digital asset number 1
  • View Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974 digital asset number 2
  • View Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974 digital asset number 3
Online Media:

Charles Lang Freer Papers

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
131 Linear feet (29 architectural drawings)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
China
Syria
Egypt
India
London (England)
Japan
Boston (Mass.)
Detroit (Mich.)
Washington (D.C.)
Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Sri Lanka
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Date:
1876-1931
Summary:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs.
Scope Content:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, financial material, architectural drawings, and photographs.

Correspondence, circa 1860-1921, includes Freer's correspondence, 1876-1920, with artists, dealers, collectors, museums, and public figures; letterpress books contain copies of Freer's outgoing letters, 1892-1910; correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler, and his wife Beatrix, 186?-1909, with Lady Colin Campbell, Thomas R. Way, Alexander Reid, Whistler's mother, Mrs. George W. Whistler, and others; correspondence of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, 1904-1913, regarding works in Canfield's collection; and correspondence of Freer's assistant, Katharine Nash Rhoades, 1920-1921, soliciting Freer's letters from his associates, and regarding the settlement of his estate.

Also included are twenty-nine pocket diaries, 1889-1890, 1892-1898, 1900-1919, recording daily activities, people and places visited, observations, and comments; a diary kept by Freer's caretaker, Joseph Stephens Warring, recording daily activities at Freer's Detroit home, 1907-1910. Inventories, n.d. and 1901-1921, of American, European, and Asian art in Freer's collection, often including provenance information; vouchers, 1884-1919, documenting his purchases; five volumes of scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeill Whistler, 1888-1931, labeled "Various," "Peacock Room," "Death, etc.," "Paris, etc.," and "Boston...London" ; three volumes of newsclippings, 1900-1930, concerning Freer and the opening of the Freer Gallery of Art.

Correspondence regarding Freer's gift and bequest to the Smithsonian Institution, 1902-1916; and photographs, ca. 1880-1930, of Freer, including portraits by Alvin Langdon Coburn and Edward Steichen, Freer with others, Freer in Cairo, China and Japan, Freer's death mask, and his memorial service, Kyoto, 1930; photographs of artists and others, including Thomas Dewing, Ernest Fenollosa, Katharine Rhoades taken by Alfred Stieglitz, Rosalind B. Philip, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Abbott H. Thayer, Dwight Tryon, and Whistler; and photographs relating to Whistler, including art works depicting him, grave and memorial monuments, works of art, the Peacock Room, and Whistler's memorial exhibition at the Copley Society.
Organization of the Papers:
This collection is organized into twelve series.

Series 1: Genealogical and Biographical Data

Series 2: Correspondence

Series 3: Diaries

Series 4: Freer Colleague Materials

Series 5: Art Inventories

Series 6: Financial Materials

Series 7: Exhibition Loan Files

Series 8: Biblical Manuscripts and Gold Treasure Files

Series 9: American School of Archaeology in China

Series 10: Printed Material

Series 11: Outsize Material

Series 12: Photographs
Biographical Note:
1854 February 25 -- Born in Kingston, New York

1873 -- Appointed accountant and paymaster of New York, Kingston and Syracuse Railroad by Frank J. Hecker (1846-1927)

1876 -- Moves to Indiana to work, with Hecker, for the Detroit and Eel River and Illinois Railroad

1880 -- Moves to Detroit, participates in organization of the Peninsular Car Works with Hecker

1883 -- Becomes vice president and secretary of Peninsular Car Company when it succeeds Peninsular Car Works

1883 -- Begins collecting European prints

1884 -- Peninsular Car Company constructs plant on Ferry Avenue

1887 -- Meets Howard Mansfield (1849-1938)

1887 -- Acquires proofs of 26 etchings, Venice, Second Series(1886), by James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

1887 -- Purchases a small Japanese fan attributed to Ogata Karin(1658-1715)

1887 -- Buys land on Ferry Avenue

1889 -- Meets Frederick Stuart Church (1826-1900) and Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925) in New York

1890 -- Commissions Wilson Eyre (1858-1944) to design house on Ferry Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

1890 -- On first trip to London, meets James McNeill Whistler(1834-1903)

1892 -- Moves to Ferry Avenue house

1892 -- Tryon and Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938) undertake decoration of reception rooms

1893 -- Lends American paintings to World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago

1893 -- Purchases first piece of Chinese art, a small painting of white herons by an anonymous Ming dynasty (1368-1644) artist

1894 -- Begins yearlong trip around the world, which includes visit to the Whistlers in Paris and first trip to Asia, stopping in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), India, China, and Japan

1896 -- Meets Matsuki Bunkyo (1867-1940) in Boston

1899 -- Takes part in consolidation of railroad-car building companies then retires from active business

1900 -- Attends Exposition International Universelle in Paris

1900 -- Buys villa in Capri with Thomas S. Jerome

1901 -- Meets Siegfried Bing (1838-1905) in Paris and Ernest Fenollosa(1853-1908), who visits Freer in Detroit

1902 -- Meets Dikran Kelekian (1868-1951)

1902 -- Spends summer in Britain building Whistler collection

1902 -- Views Whistler's, Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room

1904 -- Purchases Whistler's Peacock Room

1904 -- Offers his art collections and funds to build a museum in which to house them to the Smithsonian Institution

1905 -- Smithsonian committee visits Freer in Detroit

1906 -- United States government formally accepts Freer's gift on January 24

1906 -- Freer signs Deed of Gift to Smithsonian Institution on May 5

1907 -- On second tour of Asia, meets Hara Tomitaro 1868-1939) in Yokohama, Japan

1908 -- Takes third trip to Asia, specifically to West Asia to study Rakka ware

1909 -- Tours Europe to study art museums

1909 -- On fourth trip to Asia, attends memorial ceremony for Fenollosa (d.1908 September) at Miidera, Japan, and meets Duanfang (1861-1911) in China

1910 -- On last trip to Asia, visits Longmen Buddhist caves in China

1911 -- Suffers stroke

1912 -- Lends selection of objects for exhibition at Smithsonian Institution

1913 -- Meets Eugene (1875-1957) and Agnes E. (1887-1970) Meyer

1913 -- Commissions Charles Adams Platt (1861-1933) to design museum building in Washington

1914 -- Meets Katharine Nash Rhoades (1885-1965) in Detroit

1915 -- Settles in New York City

1915 -- Site of future Freer Gallery of Art is determined

1916 -- Platt's plans for Freer Gallery are approved by Smithsonian Regents and Commission of Fine Arts and ground is broken in September

1918 -- After falling ill in Detroit, Freer travels to New York for treatment

1918 -- Work on the museum building is delayed by the war

1919 -- Freer appends codicil to will permitting acquisitions of Asian, Egyptian, and Near Eastern (West Asian) art

1919 -- Dies in New York City on 25 September and is buried in Kingston, New York

1919 -- Construction of Freer Gallery completed

1920 -- John Ellerton Lodge (1876-1942) is appointed director of the Freer Gallery

1923 -- Freer Gallery opens to the public on May 9

1930 -- Memorial ceremony for Freer is held at Koetsuji, Kyoto

Charles Lang Freer was an American industrialist who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. He was a well-known collector of Asian art, and strongly supported the synthesis of Eastern art and Western art. One of his most famous acquisitions was James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room.
Index:
Index to cross-referenced correspondents in the series Charles Lang Freer correspondence

Beal, Junius E. -- See: -- Warring, Joseph Stephens

Black, George M. -- See: -- Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Board of Education (Kingston, New York) See: Michael, M. J.

Bonner, Campbell See: University of Michigan

Boughton, George H. See: Yardley, F. C.

British Museum See: Binyon, Laurence; Hobson, R. L.

Brown, Harold H. See: Art Association of Indianapolis

Buchner, Evelyn B. See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Buckholder, C. H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Butler, S. B. See: Unidentified correspondents

Carnegie Institute See: Balken, Edward Duff; Harshe, Robert B.

Carpenter, Newton H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Caulkins, Horace James See: Pewabic Pottery

Chao, Shih-chin See: Gunn, Chu Su

Chicago & North Western Railway Co. See: Hughett, Marvin

Clark, Charles Upson See: Clark, Arthur B.

Cleveland Museum of Art See: Whiting, Frederic Allen

Columbia University See: Braun, W. A.; Gottheil, Richard; Hirth, Friederich

Commission of Fine Arts See: Moore, Charles

Corcoran Gallery of Art See: Minnigerode, C. Powell

Crocker, Anna B. See: Portland Art Association

Dannenberg, D. E. See: Karlbeck, Orvar

De Menoncal, Beatrice See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

De Ricci, Seymour See: Ricci, Seymour de

Defnet, William A., Mrs., See: Franke, Ida M.

DeMotte See: Vigouroux, J.

Detroit Institute of Arts See: Detroit Museum of Art

Detroit Publishing Company See: Livingstone, W. A.

Detroit School of Design See: George Hamilton; Stevens, Henry

DeVinne Press See: Peters, Samuel T.; Witherspoon, A. S.

Dyrenforth, P. C. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eddy, Arthur J. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eggers, George Williams See: Art Institute of Chicago

Farr, Daniel H. See: Robinson and Farr

Farrand School (Detroit) See: Yendall, Edith

Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago) See: Laufer, Berthold

Flagg, Frederick J. See: Allen, Horace N.

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University See: Forbes, Edward; Pope, Arthur Upham; Sachs, Paul J.

French, M. R. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Fu, Lan-ya See: Pang, Lai-ch'en

Fujii, Yoshio See: Yoshio, Fujii

Gerrity, Thomas See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Goupil Gallery See: Marchant, William

Gray, William J. See: Barr, Eva

Great Lakes Engineering Works See: Hoyt, H. W.

Grolier Club See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Heinemann, W. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Holden, Edward S. See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

Hudson, J. L. See: Weber, William C.

Hutchins, Harry B. See: University of Michigan

Hutchins, Charles L. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Kelekian, H. G. See: Kelekian, Dikran G.

Kent, H. W. See: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lee, Kee Son See: Li, Chi-ch'un

Levy, John See: Schneider, A. K.

Library of Congress See: Rice, Richard A.; Wright, Helen

Louvre (Paris, France) See: Midgeon, Gaston

Matsuki, Z. See: Matsuki, Kihachiro

McKim, Mead and White See: White, Stanford

Mills, A. L., Colonel See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Miner, Luella See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

Minneapolis Institute of Arts See: Breck, Joseph; Van Derlip, John R.

Monif, R. Khan See: Rathbun, Richard

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston See: Lodge, John Ellerton

Naser, Katen & Nahass See: Katen, K.

Nordlinger, Marie, Miss See: Meyer-Riefstahl, Marie

Panama Pacific International Exposition See: Moore, Charles C.; Trask, John E. D.

Peabody Museum See: Morse, Edward Sylvester

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Trask, John E. D.

Perry, Mary Chase, Miss., See: Pewabic Pottery

Philip, Ronald M. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Pope, G. D. See: Barr, Eva

Reinhart, A. G. See: Gottschalk, E.

Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien Bosch See: Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien

Rutgers College See: Van Dyke, John C.

Saint-Gaudens, Augusta H. See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Saint-Gaudens, Homer See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Samurai Shokai See: Nomura, Yozo

San Francisco Art Association See: Laurvik, J. Nilsen

Scribner's, Charles, Sons See: Van Dyke, John C.

Shaw, Wilfred B. See: University of Michigan

Shirae, S. Z. See: Yamanaka and Company

Smith College See: Clark, Arthur B.

Smithsonian Institution See: Holmes, William Henry; Rathbun, Richard; Ravenel, Walcott, Charles D.

Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit) See: Plumb, Helen

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens, George W. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Stratton, Mary Chase Perry See: Pewabic Pottery

Tanaka, Kichijiro See: Yamanaka and Company

Tuttle, William F. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Union Trust Company (Detroit) See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

United States Military Academy See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

University of Chicago See: Zug, George Breed

University of Pennsylvania, Univ. Mus. See: Gordon, George Bryon

Ushikubo, D. J. R. See: Yamanaka and Company

Wallis & Son See: Barr, Eva; Thompson, C. Croal Ward, Clarence See: Oberlin College

Warren, Edward K. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Warring, Stephen See: Warring, Joseph Stephens

Watkin, Williams R. T. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Watson, Margaret, Miss See: Parker, Margaret Watson

Whistler, Anna See: Stanton, Anna Whistler

Whiting, Almon C. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Williams College See: Rice, Richard A

Wright, F. G. See: Orbach and Company

Yatsuhashi, H. See: Yamanaka and Company
Index to cross-referenced correspondence in the series Whistler correspondence

Bell, William See: Unidentified correspondents

Brown, Ernest See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Cowen, John T. See subseries: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence

Ford, Sheridan See: Reid, Alexander

Haden, Francis Seymour See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Haden, Francis Seymour, Lady See: Haden, Deborah Whistler

Leighton, Frederick, Baron See: Campbell, Lady Colin

Moore, Albert See: Reid, Alexander

Morley, Charles See: Pall Mall Gazette

Morris, Harrison S. See: Reid, Alexander

Pennell, Joseph See: Miscellaneous typescripts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Prange, F. G. See: Reid, Alexander

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Society of Portrait Painters See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens Fine Art See: Reid, Alexander

Studd, Arthur See: Miscellaneous typescripts

[Vanderbilt?], George, Mrs. See: George, Mrs.

Whistler, William McNeill, Mrs. See: Whistler, Nellie

Whistler Memorial Committee See: Miscellaneous typescripts
Related Material:
The Archives of American Art microfilmed portions of the Freer papers in 1992. The microfilm is available at the Archives of American Art's Washington D.C. office, the Freer Gallery of Art Library, and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Architecture -- Asia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-01
Online Media:

20c Nathaniel Hawthorne single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2047
Depicts:
Nathaniel Hawthorne, American, 1804 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
July 8, 1983
Topic:
Literature  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1985.0796.3150
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ae252533-f6fa-42c5-aa29-18d7feccd352
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1985.0796.3150

Samuel Putnam Avery

Artist:
Thomas Johnson, 1844 - 1904  Search this
Sitter:
Samuel Putnam Avery, 17 Mar 1822 - 11 Aug 1904  Search this
Type:
(not assigned)
Topic:
Samuel Putnam Avery: Male  Search this
Samuel Putnam Avery: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Engraver  Search this
Samuel Putnam Avery: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Dealer\Art dealer  Search this
Samuel Putnam Avery: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Samuel Putnam Avery: Visual Arts\Founder\Art Museum  Search this
Samuel Putnam Avery: Visual Arts\Philanthropist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400020
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f48bc4e5-a0ad-4d6f-8aa8-d0ac937901d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400020

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Artist:
Thomas Buchanan Read, 12 Mar 1822 - 11 May 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 27 Feb 1807 - 24 Mar 1882  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 90.2 × 69.7cm (35 1/2 × 27 7/16")
Type:
Painting
Place:
Italia\Lazio\Roma\Rome
Date:
1869
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Pin\Tie pin  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Male  Search this
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Literature\Writer  Search this
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Education\Educator\Professor\College  Search this
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Communications\Translator  Search this
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist  Search this
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Humanities and Social Sciences\Linguist  Search this
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Education\Educator\Librarian  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b074a44d-06dd-4f0c-b398-e83058053be4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400002

William Cullen Bryant

Artist:
William Matthews, 1770 - 1854  Search this
Sitter:
William Cullen Bryant, 3 Nov 1794 - 12 Jun 1878  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
68.6 × 54.6cm (27 × 21 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New York\New York
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
William Cullen Bryant: Male  Search this
William Cullen Bryant: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
William Cullen Bryant: Communications\Journalist  Search this
William Cullen Bryant: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400003
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ef03e18e-386a-4318-b320-48971bcaf748
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400003

Theodore Lowe DeVinne

Artist:
Chester Beach, 1881 - 1956  Search this
Sitter:
Theodore Low DeVinne, 1828 - 1914  Search this
Medium:
Plaster on wood pedestal
Dimensions:
Without Base: 71 × 60 × 35cm (27 15/16 × 23 5/8 × 13 3/4")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1910
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cap\Beret  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Overcoat  Search this
Theodore Low DeVinne: Male  Search this
Theodore Low DeVinne: Communications\Publisher  Search this
Theodore Low DeVinne: Education\Founder  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400004
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4055086c3-050d-4a58-b921-f1067119ad84
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400004

Theodore Low DeVinne

Artist:
Chester Beach, 1881 - 1956  Search this
Sitter:
Theodore Low DeVinne, 1828 - 1914  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
With Base: 71 × 60 × 35cm (27 15/16 × 23 5/8 × 13 3/4")
Type:
Sculpture
Place:
Italia\Lazio\Roma\Rome
Date:
1910
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cap\Beret  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Overcoat  Search this
Theodore Low DeVinne: Male  Search this
Theodore Low DeVinne: Communications\Publisher  Search this
Theodore Low DeVinne: Education\Founder  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400005
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49457f597-95e2-42db-8a65-f1df67daa12a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400005

Alexander W. Drake

Artist:
William Rudolf O'Donovan, 1844 - 1920  Search this
Sitter:
Alexander W. Drake, 1843 - 1916  Search this
Medium:
Bronze with green patina/black base
Dimensions:
Without Base: 30 × 18 × 22cm (11 13/16 × 7 1/16 × 8 11/16")
Type:
Sculpture
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Alexander W. Drake: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400007
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4dfd8c652-c9dc-48f4-aa15-3e2ff34de23f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400007

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Foundry:
Ferdinand Barbedienne, 1810 - 1892  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Bronze on bronze base
Dimensions:
56cm (22 1/16")
Type:
Sculpture
Place:
France\Île-de-France\Ville de Paris, Départment de\Paris
Date:
1899
Topic:
Benjamin Franklin: Male  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Literature\Writer  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Printer  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400008
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm409a2490d-ab6a-40c5-bf77-8267f1548097
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400008

James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) at age 25 in 1844

Artist:
William Page, Jan 1811 - 30 Sep 1885  Search this
Sitter:
James Russell Lowell, 22 Feb 1819 - 12 Aug 1891  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal on tan paper
Dimensions:
53.1 × 43.1cm (20 7/8 × 16 15/16")
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United States\Massachusetts\Suffolk\Boston
Date:
1844
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Male  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400009
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47cce84ec-3725-408a-8315-210a85aa91cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400009

N. Hawthorne at the age of 48

Artist:
Cephas Giovanni Thompson, 1809 - 1888  Search this
Sitter:
Nathaniel Hawthorne, 4 Jul 1804 - 19 May 1864  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
75.5 × 59.8cm (29 3/4 × 23 9/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1850
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat  Search this
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Male  Search this
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Consul\US Consul  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400010
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4171e2fa6-3776-4dbc-95cd-20bde0b1fe90
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400010

Robert Hoe Jr.

Artist:
John White Alexander, 7 Oct 1856 - 31 May 1915  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Hoe Jr., 10 Mar 1839 - 22 Sep 1909  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher (height estimated): 139 × 90.4cm (54 3/4 × 35 9/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1889
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Overcoat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Fur trim  Search this
Robert Hoe Jr.: Male  Search this
Robert Hoe Jr.: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Robert Hoe Jr.: Visual Arts\Founder\Art Museum  Search this
Robert Hoe Jr.: Science and Technology\Inventor\Press  Search this
Robert Hoe Jr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Hardware  Search this
Robert Hoe Jr.: Sports and Recreation\Collector\Bibliophile  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400011
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e2319a52-8d6e-43cf-af10-6d520b9f097c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400011

William Dean Howells

Artist:
Frank Fowler, 1852 - 1910  Search this
Sitter:
William Dean Howells, 1 Mar 1837 - 11 May 1920  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 100.1 × 80cm (39 7/16 × 31 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1903
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
William Dean Howells: Male  Search this
William Dean Howells: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
William Dean Howells: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
William Dean Howells: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Consul\US Consul  Search this
William Dean Howells: Humanities and Social Sciences\Critic\Theater  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400012
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4da0bbca7-8377-4b1a-8ad9-185e804c302c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400012

James Russell Lowell

Artist:
Francis Augustus Lathrop, 1849 - 1909  Search this
Sitter:
James Russell Lowell, 22 Feb 1819 - 12 Aug 1891  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
Sight: 52.5 × 35.5cm (20 11/16 × 14")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United Kingdom\England\Greater London\London
Date:
1881
Topic:
James Russell Lowell: Male  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
James Russell Lowell: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400013
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47a5d5ac4-50f9-4ca6-acfc-e1dc2613eebf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400013

George A. Lucas

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
George Aloysius Lucas, 1824 - 1909  Search this
Medium:
Bronze plaque
Dimensions:
With Base: 30 × 23cm (11 13/16 × 9 1/16")
Type:
Sculpture
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
George Aloysius Lucas: Male  Search this
George Aloysius Lucas: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
George Aloysius Lucas: Visual Arts\Art Agent  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Grolier Club
Object number:
NY400014
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm443139584-07fd-45a9-8a07-1f8eccbafe0e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY400014

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By