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Renee Prahar papers

Creator:
Prahar, Renee, 1880-1962  Search this
Names:
American Women's Association  Search this
Kingore Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Philadelphia Art Alliance  Search this
Salons of America, Inc.  Search this
Arens, Egmont, 1889-1966  Search this
McBride, Henry, 1867-1962  Search this
Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1912-1938
Scope and Contents:
An award; a few letters; writings; printed material and photographs relating to Prahar's work as a sculptor, and to a lesser degree, her work as a stage actress.
Included are: an award, 1917; four letters received, from Georgette Leblewe, undated, Beatrice Mansfield, 1912 and 1938, and Doug Rogers, 1931, regarding Prahar's commission for the American Women's Association medal; an article by Prahar, "The Real Rodin," in The Chronicle, 1918; a typescript of a lecture delivered by Prahar, "Personality in Sculpture"; press releases and price lists regarding her exhibition at the Kingore Galleries, 1922; clippings on Prahar, 1915-1923 and an article on her from the French publication La Revue Moderne, 1914; exhibition catalogs for Prahar's shows at the Kingore Galleries, 1922 (cover design by Egmont Arens and introduction by Henry McBride), the Salons of America, 1923, and the Art Alliance of Philadelphia, 1928;
a handmade price list for a Miniature Sculpture Exhibition, 1931; ca. 70 photographs, mainly of Prahar's work, a few of her in costume and her installation at the Kingore Galleries, 1922; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, actress; New York, N.Y. Renee (Irene) Prahar was a stage actress with the Richard Mansfield Co. before studying sculpture in Paris with Bourdelle, Malliol, Rodin and at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. She worked in marble, metal, and wood, and designed complete room decorations for wealthy New Yorkers and portrait busts of many famous people of the period.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by the Connecticut College Archives through Catherine Phinizy.
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:
Medalists  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.prahrene
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a957ff19-2f57-4f92-a2dc-c23b5ea6d2aa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-prahrene

Renee Prahar papers, 1912-1938

Creator:
Prahar, Renee, 1880-1962  Search this
Prahar, Renee, 1880-1962  Search this
Subject:
Rodin, Auguste  Search this
Arens, Egmont  Search this
McBride, Henry  Search this
Philadelphia Art Alliance  Search this
American Women's Association  Search this
Kingore Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Salons of America, Inc.  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10800
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214522
AAA_collcode_prahrene
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214522

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