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Jane Peterson papers, 1907-1981

Creator:
Peterson, Jane, 1876-1965  Search this
Subject:
Smith, Francis Hopkinson  Search this
Joseph, J. Jonathan  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Place:
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Description and travel
Topic:
Flowers in art -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9634
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211842
AAA_collcode_petejane
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211842

Jane Peterson papers

Creator:
Peterson, Jane, 1876-1965  Search this
Names:
Joseph, J. Jonathan  Search this
Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Description and Travel
Date:
1907-1981
Scope and Contents:
Biographical sketches, Peterson's will, five letters, writings on art-related subjects, drawings for her book, FLOWER PAINTING, scrapbook pages, clippings, an exhibition catalog, a copy of FLOWER PAINTING, a copy of J. Jonathan Joseph's book, JANE PETERSON and photographs of Peterson, her family and her homes.
In addition to six biographical accounts and Peterson's will with two codicils (dated 1960-1966), correspondence consists of a 1909 letter from G. Sorolla concerning travel details, 3 letters (1924-1959) to Peterson concerning the exhibition of her work; and an announcement for her 1939 wedding to James S. McCarthy. Thirteen brief essays (1917-1951) discuss Peterson, her travels, and her opinions of artists, including 2 essays about F. Hopkinson Smith, a poem "To Jane Peterson" by Hazel King Tillman and twenty-six of Peterson's drawings for FLOWER PAINTING.
Fragmented pages from 2 scrapbooks (1907-1910 and 1925-1928) contain clippings and six letters. Printed materials also include clippings (1909-1968), a 1925 exhibition catalog for Peterson's Constantinople paintings at the Ehrich Galleries, New York; a copy of FLOWER PAINTING (1946) and a copy of J. Jonathan Joseph's JANE PETERSON: AN AMERICAN ARTIST (1981). Photographs (1926-1950) depict Peterson, her family and homes, Peterson painting in her studio, her garden, and on the beach, as well as views of docked sailboats and the Canadian Rockies.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter. Studied with Frank Brangwyn and G. Sorolla. Married to M. Bernard Philipp, then to James S. McCarthy.
Provenance:
The papers were collected by the donor, J. Jonathan Joseph, in the course of research on Peterson.
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:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Flowers in art -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.petejane
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92cdc4750-b61e-47cd-b52a-5cdd4ccdd9b8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-petejane

Jane Peterson, an American artist / J. Jonathan Joseph ; introduction by Patricia Jobe Pierce

Author:
Joseph, J. Jonathan  Search this
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Subject:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Physical description:
110 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 27 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1981
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.P477 J8
N40.1.P477J8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_157469

On the Pier, Edgartown, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1916
Topic:
Waterscape--Harbor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231459

Gloucester Street Scene, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art 224 Benefit Street Providence Rhode Island 02903
Date:
Ca. 1915
Topic:
Cityscape--Massachusetts--Gloucester  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231460

Harbor Scene Gloucester, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Mariners' Museum 100 Museum Drive Newport News Virginia 23606
Date:
Ca. 1922
Topic:
Cityscape--Massachusetts--Gloucester  Search this
Waterscape--Harbor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231461

Les Tuilleries, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1908
Topic:
Cityscape--France--Paris  Search this
Landscape--Park  Search this
Landscape--France  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231462

Reflections, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1909
Topic:
Waterscape--Coast  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231463

Leaning Tower, Venice, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1908
Topic:
Cityscape--Italy--Venice  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231464

Sunny Canal, Venice, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1908
Topic:
Cityscape--Italy--Venice  Search this
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231465

Arab Cafe, Biskra, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1910
Topic:
Recreation--Leisure--Eating & Drinking  Search this
Architecture--Commercial--Restaurant  Search this
Cityscape--Algeria--Biskra  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030008
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231466

Spring Bouquet, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Date:
Ca. 1912
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Spring  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231467

Red Cross Center, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1917
Topic:
Architecture interior  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231468

Toilette, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1922
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Genre--Figure  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231469

Parade, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028
Date:
Ca. 1918
Topic:
Cityscape  Search this
Ceremony--Procession--Parade  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030012
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231470

Petunias, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1925
Topic:
Still Life--Flower--Petunia  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030013
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231471

Constantinople, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor over charcoal on blue-gray paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn New York 11238 Accession Number: 25.792
Date:
Ca. 1924
Topic:
Cityscape--Turkey--Constantinople  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030014
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231472

Iris and Petunias, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1925
Topic:
Still Life--Flower--Petunia  Search this
Still Life--Flower--Iris  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030015
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231473

Village Square, Brittany, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1908
Topic:
Cityscape--France--Brittany  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030016
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231474

Beach Scene, Gloucester, (painting)

Painter:
Peterson, Jane 1876-1965  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1912
Topic:
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Cityscape--Massachusetts--Gloucester  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86030017
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_231475

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