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William Benton papers

Creator:
Benton, William, 1900-1973  Search this
Names:
Albright, Ivan, 1897-1983  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Biddle, George, 1885-1973  Search this
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988  Search this
Bohrod, Aaron  Search this
Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989  Search this
Dean, Abner, 1910-  Search this
Der Harootian, Koren, 1909-  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy, 1920-1984  Search this
Hebald, Milton  Search this
Hirsch, Joseph, 1910-1981  Search this
Johnson, Ben  Search this
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Kleinholz, Frank, 1901-  Search this
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970  Search this
Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg), b. 1874  Search this
Sachs, Hella Moravic  Search this
Vereisky, Orest G.  Search this
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1983
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; writings; notes; estate lists; contracts; photographs of works of art; exhibition catalogs; clippings; miscellaneous printed material.
REEL 925: Correspondence with artists, 1954-1968, concerning Benton's purchase and background of their works; and writings by Benton on Soviet art.
REEL 3134: A 13-page, incomplete, typescript, 1955, "Reginald Marsh as I Remember Him," by Benton. He writes of working with Marsh on the YALE RECORD and collecting Marsh's paintings.
REEL 4073: Correspondence, 1940-1983, with artists; typescripts on Marsh; writing by Jack Levine "How the Witches' Sabbath was Painted";
photographs and lists of works of art; a notebook "Works of Art on Loan to the William Benton Museum, University of Connecticut" from Benton's estate; a notebook "Painting Contracts" between artists, galleries, and Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.; notebook "Sold," containing data on the sale of Reginald Marsh's work;
printed material on Rockwell Kent, Thomas Hart Benton, Benton's collection, and others; photocopies of 2 portions of Ivan Albright's sketchbooks; a notebook "Britannica Painting Exhibitions Manual of Procedure"; a 2 p. typescript "The Story of My Portrait" by Grant Wood's sister Nan Wood Graham; 3 illustrated notebooks by Ivan Albright; and a sketchbook by Reginald Marsh containing 33 figure sketches.
Correspondents include Ivan Albright, Thomas Hart Benton, George Biddle, Isabel Bishop, Aaron Bohrod, Salvador Dali, Abner Dean, Koren Der Harootian, Jimmy Ernst, Milton Hebald, Joseph Hirsch, Ben Johnson, Rockwell Kent, Frank Kleinholz, Jack Levine, Reginald Marsh, Henry Varnum Poor, James N. Rosenberg, Hella Moravic Sachs, and Orest G. Vereisky.
Biographical / Historical:
Art collector, politician; Chicago, Ill. Publisher of ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, Vice-President of the University of Chicago, Congressman from Connecticut, and an avid collector of American art. Benton and Reginald Marsh were classmates and collaborated respectively as editor and illustrator for the Yale newspaper. During the Depression, Benton provided Marsh with a monthly stipend for which he received a monthly painting. When he became chairman of the board of ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, Benton collected contemporary American painting to Americanize BRITANNICA's British image.
Provenance:
Material on reel 925 and 3134 donated by Benton 1968. His family donated and lent additional material 1985-1986, including originals of some letters which were originally donated as photocopies.
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.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- United States  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- United States  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bentwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93ed929af-0999-433d-95d6-a0e3b3a5f002
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bentwill

Archibald MacLeish

Artist:
Milton Elting Hebald, 24 May 1917 - 5 Jan 2015  Search this
Sitter:
Archibald MacLeish, 7 May 1892 - 20 Apr 1982  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
38cm (14 15/16"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1984 cast of 1957 original
Topic:
Archibald MacLeish: Male  Search this
Archibald MacLeish: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Archibald MacLeish: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Archibald MacLeish: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Archibald MacLeish: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Archibald MacLeish: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Archibald MacLeish: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Librarian  Search this
Archibald MacLeish: Politics and Government\Public official\Assistant Secretary of State  Search this
Archibald MacLeish: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Archibald MacLeish: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.84.173
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm454113c28-db40-4e43-8871-ef2d14c1548f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.84.173
Online Media:

James Joyce

Artist:
Milton Elting Hebald, 24 May 1917 - 5 Jan 2015  Search this
Sitter:
James Joyce, 1882 - 1941  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
44cm x 25cm x 20cm (17 5/16" x 9 13/16" x 7 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1964
Topic:
James Joyce: Male  Search this
James Joyce: Literature\Writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Saint Francis University
Object number:
PA080014
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/sm44982cba7-ec40-42c7-8a75-f27278780eb3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA080014

Two Nudes

Artist:
Milton Hebald, born New York City 1917-died West Hollywood, CA 2015  Search this
Medium:
pen and ink and gouache on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (44.5 x 31.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1963
Topic:
Figure group\female\nude  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Louis and Linda Kaplan
Object number:
1991.152.2
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/vk710556268-4440-448f-8ef6-fc631e7ba3c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.152.2

Woman [drawing] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1953
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002810
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132260

Couple [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group--Nude  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002991
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132440

Couple Embracing [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group--Nude  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002992
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132441

Faun Mother [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1969
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Faun  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002993
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132442

Two Figures [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group--Nude  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002994
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132443

Passing Crowd [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1970
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002995
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132444

Melancholy Baby [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1969
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure female  Search this
State of Being--Emotion--Sorrow  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002996
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132445

Siesta [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1970
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Leisure  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002997
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132446

Family Group [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group--Family  Search this
Recreation--Dancing  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002998
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132447

Couple [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group--Nude  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002999
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132448

Emerging Head [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1970
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure--Head  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Recreation--Leisure  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003000
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132449

Great Fortune [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1967
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group--Female & Child--Nude  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003001
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132450

Tryst [scripture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1964
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Courting  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003055
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132504

Molly Seated [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1966
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure female--Full length--Nude  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003069
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132518

Handstand [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1963
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure male--Nude  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Gymnastics  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003070
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132519

Cancan [sculpture] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Hebald, Milton 1917-2015  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1969
Topic:
Nordness Gallery  Search this
Figure group--Female  Search this
Performing arts--Dance--Can Can  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0003071
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132520

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