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Interview with H. W. Janson

Creator:
Janson, H. W. (Horst Woldemar), 1913-1982  Search this
Dickinson, Eleanor Creekmore, 1931-  Search this
Janson, H. W. (Horst Woldemar), 1913-1982  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1979 February 1
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15960
See more items in:
Eleanor Dickinson papers, 1947-2014
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15960

Martyl Langsdorf papers

Creator:
Martyl, 1917-2013  Search this
Names:
ACA Galleries  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
Feingarten Galleries  Search this
Kovlar Gallery (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
St. Genevieve School of Art  Search this
United States. Public Buildings Administration. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
University of Chicago. Oriental Institute  Search this
University of Chicago. Renaissance Society  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Blanch, Arnold, 1896-1968  Search this
Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946  Search this
Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968  Search this
Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930  Search this
Henle, Fritz, 1909-  Search this
Holty, Carl, 1900-1973  Search this
Janson, H. W. (Horst Woldemar), 1913-  Search this
Lee, Doris, 1905-1983  Search this
Martyl, 1917-2013  Search this
Robinson, Boardman, 1876-1952  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946  Search this
Sequieros  Search this
Extent:
2.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1918-1977
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Martyl Langsdorf, professionally known by just her first name, Martyl, date from 1918 to 1977 and measure 2.6 linear feet. Included within the collection is correspondence; subject files; biographical data; writings and notes; sketches; photographs; exhibition catalogs and announcements; guest books; price lists; receipts; reproductions; clippings; and printed materials.
Sketches, 1936-1975, made in the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Japan. In addition there is a 1929 newspaper clipping.
Biographical data; letters, 1936-1937, to her mother Aimee Schweig from Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, Joe Jones and Grant Wood; files of letters from Carl Holty, Horst W. Janson and Lancelot Law Whyte; a file on Charles Hawthorne containing his painting notes and a photo; subject files on the ACA Gallery, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Art Institute of Chicago, Feingarten Gallery, Kovlar Gallery, Oriental Institute, the Renaissance Society, and the Unitarian Church of Evanston, Illinois, containing correspondence and financial material; writings and notes; sketches of Langsdorf by friends; exhibition catalogs and announcements; guest books; price lists; receipts for sales and rentals of her paintings; printed material on the St. Genevieve School of art; and photographs, ca. 1935-1970, of Langsdorf, her family, her paintings, exhibition installations, Langsdorf at work on a mural for the Unitarian Church of Evanston, Illinois, and artists Thomas Hart Benton, Arnold Blanch, Adolf Dehn, Doris Lee, Boardman Robinson, Sequieros, and others, and a photograph by Fritz Henle, 1940, of a picnic at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.
Correspondence with Edward Rowan of the Public Buidlings Administration, Section of Fine Arts, and contracts, 1940-1944, concerning Langsdorf's watercolors for the Carville, La. Marine Hospital, murals for post offices in Russell, Kansas and St. Genevieve, Missouri, and for the Recorder of Deeds Building in Washington, D.C., and for related exhibitions; a photocopy of a letter from collector Joseph Hirshhorn, Jan. 18, 1943, regarding his purchases of Langsdorf's work; general correspondence, 1958-1972; price lists; and printed material, 1937-1976, including press releases, archaelogical newsletters, exhibition announcements and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Martyl (1917-2013) was a painter in Chicago, Illinois. Full name is Martyl Schweig Langsdorf.
Provenance:
Material on reels 2992-2994 donated 1977 by Martyl S. Langsdorf. Material on reel 1364 lent for microfilming 1977 by Langsdorf. Unmicrofilmed material is a combination of the unfilmed portion of the 1977 gift and the 1990 transferred material from General Services Administration. The GSA received the material originally from Martyl Langsdorf for their files on New Deal art.
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:
Painters -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Women painters -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art and state -- United States  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.martyl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-martyl

Traditions and revisions : themes for the history of sculpture / catalogue, Gabriel P. Weisberg ; introductory essay, H. W. Janson

Author:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Weisberg, Gabriel P  Search this
Case Western Reserve University  Search this
Subject:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
144 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1975
[1975]
Topic:
Sculpture--Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
NB16.C55 C553 1975X
730 .W3
NB16.C55C553 1975X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_64849

Cultivating citizens : the regional work of art in the New Deal era / Lauren Kroiz

Author:
Kroiz, Lauren 1980-  Search this
Subject:
Wood, Grant 1891-1942  Search this
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart 1889-1975  Search this
Curry, John Steuart 1897-1946  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 292 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Middle West
Date:
2018
20th century
Topic:
Regionalism and the arts--History  Search this
Regionalism in art  Search this
Arts, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089721

The story of painting for young people, from cave painting to modern times, by H. W. and Dora Jane Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Janson, Dora Jane 1916-  Search this
Physical description:
259 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Date:
1962
[1962]
Topic:
Painting--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780883

Janson's history of art : the western tradition / Penelope J.E. Davies ... [et al.]

Title:
History of art
Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Davies, Penelope J. E. 1964-  Search this
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982 History of art  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_794320

The mirror of history, by H. W. Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Physical description:
8 p. illus. (1 fold. col.), port. 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1966
C1966
Topic:
Art--Historiography  Search this
Art and history  Search this
Call number:
N7445.2.J35 M57
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640058

Modern art in the Washington University collection : a catalogue / by H. W. Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Subject:
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Missouri
Saint Louis
Date:
1947
Topic:
Art  Search this
Call number:
N730 .A63
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640253

La Scultura nel XIX secolo / a cura di Horst W. Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982-  Search this
Physical description:
247 p., [101] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1984
[1984]
19th century
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N5303 .I56 1979 vol. 6
NB197.3.J35 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_652810

19th century art / painting by Robert Rosenblum ; sculpture by H.W. Janson

Title:
Nineteenth century art
Author:
Rosenblum, Robert  Search this
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Physical description:
527 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1984
C1984
19th century
Topic:
Neoclassicism (Art)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6425.N4 R65 1984b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_653042

History of art / by H.W. Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Janson, Anthony F  Search this
Physical description:
824 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1986
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Call number:
N5300 .J3 1986b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_655605

History of art for young people / H.W. Janson and Anthony F. Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Janson, Anthony F  Search this
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982 A basic history of art  Search this
Cauman, Samuel  Search this
Physical description:
632 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Call number:
N5300 .J33 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_656779

H.W. Janson and the legacy of modern art at Washington University in St. Louis / Sabine Eckmann ; with contributions by Bradley Fratello, George V. Speer, and H.W. Janson

Author:
Eckmann, Sabine  Search this
Fratello, Bradley  Search this
Speer, George V  Search this
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) Gallery of Art  Search this
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) Gallery of Art  Search this
Physical description:
115 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 x 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Missouri
Saint Louis
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_673472

The map of art history

Author:
Nelson, Robert S. 1947-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982 History of art  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1997
Topic:
Art history  Search this
Art--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Call number:
N1 .B936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_517691

History of art / by H.W. Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Janson, Anthony F  Search this
Physical description:
856 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Call number:
N5300.J3 1991cX
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_408027

The sculpture of Donatello, by H.W. Janson, incorporating the notes and photos. of the late Jenö Lányi

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Lányi, Jenö  Search this
Subject:
Donatello 1386?-1466  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. illus., plates. 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1957
Call number:
N40.1.D67 J3 1957
N40.1.D67J3 1957
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_414303

History of art / H.W. Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Janson, Anthony F  Search this
Physical description:
960 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_485670

History of art for young people / by H.W. Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Janson, Anthony F  Search this
Physical description:
472 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Call number:
N5300 .J33 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_494318

History of art / by H.W. Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Janson, Anthony F  Search this
Physical description:
824 p. : ill., (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1986
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Call number:
N5300.J3 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_301817

Key monuments of the history of art : a visual survey / edited by H. W. Janson, with Dora Jane Janson

Author:
Janson, H. W (Horst Woldemar) 1913-1982  Search this
Physical description:
1068 p. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1959
[c1959]
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Call number:
N5301 .J35 1959
N5301.J35 1959
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_389755

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