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Oral history interview with Thomas Carr Howe and Robert Neuhaus, 1987 Sept 25

Interviewee:
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Fairbanks, Peter  Search this
Subject:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Neuhaus, Robert, 1909-  Search this
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Museum directors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11619
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215597
AAA_collcode_howe87
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215597
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Oral history interview with Thomas Carr Howe and Robert Neuhaus

Interviewee:
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Neuhaus, Robert, 1909-  Search this
Interviewer:
Fairbanks, Peter  Search this
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (120 min.), analog)
59 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1987 Sept 25
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Thomas Carr Howe and Robert Neuhaus, conducted by Peter Fairbanks and Paul Karlstrom for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in San Francisco, CA, on September 25, 1987.
Carr and Neuhaus, both former directors of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, speak of the San Francisco art scene in the 1930s, with emphasis on museums, patronage, and collecting; their backgrounds and schooling; the Panama-Pacific Exhibition; art galleries in the 1930s; the museum staff at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in the 1930s; and the art climate in the Bay Area. Carr and Neuhaus also recall the McAgys, Grace Morley, Clyfford Still, Alma Spreckels, the Crockers, the Gettys, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Carr and Neuhaus were former directors of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, in the 1930s. Howe was Assistant Director, 1931-1939, and Director, 1939-1968. Neuhaus was Director of Education, 1938-1940; he establishedd a gallery in 1941, Robert Neuhaus Services, which remained opened for about six months. Artists represented included Clyfford Still, George Post, and Joseph Raphael.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Museum directors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.howe87
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9da10cdf7-fe98-4df6-aa6e-a38cfe193b4a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-howe87
Online Media:

Robert Neuhaus papers relating to Clyfford Still and Albert Bierstadt

Creator:
Neuhaus, Robert, 1909-  Search this
Names:
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1884-1984
bulk 1941-1984 dates
Scope and Contents:
7 letters to Neuhaus from and about Still, 2 copies of Neuhaus' replies, 15 photographs of paintings completed by Still between 1930 and 1940, and one letter from Albert Bierstadt, 1884.
Still writes to Neuhaus in 1941 in order to introduce himself and inquire about the possibility of having his work exhibited at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor. In 1942 and 1945, Still writes to Neuhaus regarding available teaching positions and his painting production. Henry Hibbs of the College of William and Mary writes Neuhaus requesting information on Still. A scholar working on a dissertation, 1978-1979, writes twice to Neuhaus about a Still lithograph on loan to the Oakland Museum. Two transcriptions of Neuhaus' replies outline his relationship with Still in the 1940s. One letter from the Oakland Museum to Neuhaus requests the loan of the Still painting PORTRAIT OF MARYLY NEUHAUS.
15 photographs of Still paintings. Ten of the paintings are portraits, the other five consist of three landscapes and two "abstractions." All photographs are annotated, some by Still.
Letter from Bierstadt,1884, concerning an unpaid invoice from the American Artists Union.
Biographical / Historical:
Historian and art dealer; Walnut Creek, Calif.; d. 1995 Neuhaus was Director of Education, 1938-1940, at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco. In 1941, he established a gallery, Robert Neuhaus Services in Fine Arts, in San Francisco, which remained open for approximately six months. Artists represented included Clyfford Still, George Post and Joseph Raphael. Still was a painter, and died in 1980. Bierstadt was a landscape painter active in both the U.S. and Europe.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Robert Neuhaus.
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  Search this
Art dealers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.neuhrobe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw967bf7ed6-6a12-44c2-921b-361715db4b17
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-neuhrobe

Eugen Neuhaus papers

Creator:
Neuhaus, Eugen, 1879-1963  Search this
Names:
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
University of California, Berkeley. Department of Art  Search this
Doerner, Max, 1870-1939  Search this
Hagemeyer, Johan, 1884-1962  Search this
Heil, Walter, 1890-1973  Search this
Nahl, Charles Christian, 1818-1878  Search this
Neuhaus, Robert, 1909-  Search this
Partridge, Roi, 1888-1984  Search this
Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
[ca. 1906-1966]
Scope and Contents:
Letters, writings, business records, sketches and drawings, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs relating to Neuhaus' career and works of art.
REELS 4176-4177: Corresondence with Max Doerner, Robert Sproul, Walter Heil, Roi Partridge, and Robert Neuhaus, among others. Topics include the publication of Eugen Neuhaus' translation of Doerner's book, THE ARTIST AND HIS MATERIALS, and the donation of works of art from the Neuhaus estate. Of interest among the exhibition catalogs and announcements is an illustrated catalog of a 1907 exhibition of Western painters held at the Hotel Del Monte, California.
Also included are two articles by Neuhaus, "Masters Old and New" and "History of the Art Department, University of California"; one of the two hundred printed copies of Neuhaus' 1937 monograph on Christian Nahl; an inventory of Neuhaus' paintings; a scrapbook, 1916-1966, containing clippings, lecture and exhibition announcements, reproductions of Neuhaus' paintings, photographs, and greeting cards with printed illustrations by Neuhaus; photographs, including several portraits of Neuhaus prior to his emigration from Germany and a 1941 portrait taken by Johan Hagemeyer; 23 prints made from original nitrate negatives, presumably exposed by Neuhaus, of the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition; still lifes and landscapes, possibly used as sources or references for paintings; and numerous photographs of Neuhaus' paintings.
REEL D181: Thirty-eight letters, 1908-1942; catalogs; photographs and reproductions of his paintings; 4 sketchbooks; clippings, 1931- 1945, including many reviews of his book, HISTORY AND IDEALS OF AMERICAN ART (Stanford University Press, 1931); and scrapbooks containing clippings (1904- 1925), exhibition announcements and catalogs.
Biographical / Historical:
Educator, painter; Berkeley, Calif. Taught at the University of California, Berkeley from 1908 to 1949 where he served as the first chairman of the art department.
Provenance:
Material on reel D181 was lent for microfilming by Neuhaus' son, Robert, in 1964. Robert Neuhaus donated the material on reels 4176-4177 in 1987.
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 -- California  Search this
Educators -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Art -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.neuheuge
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f09d88a5-466f-443c-8cff-55a48db9d711
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-neuheuge

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco interviews with artists

Creator:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco  Search this
Names:
Anneberg, Margery  Search this
Campbell, Charles, 1905-  Search this
Chipp, Herschel Browning  Search this
Dawson, Lawrence E.  Search this
Franklin, Marc  Search this
Franklin, Ruth  Search this
Frye, Melinda Young  Search this
Haley, John, 1905-1991  Search this
Haley, Monica E., 1907-1997  Search this
Loran, Clyta  Search this
Loran, Erle, 1905-1999  Search this
Maret, Allen  Search this
Neuhaus, Robert, 1909-  Search this
Pearson, Billy, 1920-  Search this
Stendahl, Alfred  Search this
Willis, James  Search this
Interviewer:
Berrin, Kathleen  Search this
Brown, Letitia  Search this
Marquis, Elayne  Search this
Schaefer, Stacy B., 1956-  Search this
Seligman, Thomas K.  Search this
Extent:
16 Items (sound cassettes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1982
Scope and Contents:
Interviews conducted by Kathleen Berrin, Letitia Brown, Elayne Marquis, Stacy Schaefer and Thomas K. Seligman, 1982, in connection with the exhibition, "The Bay Area Collects: art from Africa, Oceania, and the Americas," held at the H. M. de Young Memorial Museum, July 3, 1982-October 3, 1982. Interviewees are: Margery Anneberg, Charles Campbell, Herschel Browning Chipp, Lawrence E. Dawson, Ruth and Marc Franklin, Melinda Young Frye, John and Monica Haley, Erle and Clyta Loran, Allen Maret, Robert Neuhaus, Bill Pearson, Al Stendahl and James Willis.
Other Title:
Tapes labelled: The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 7/81-12/81.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Kathleen Berrin.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Primitive -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- California
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.fineamsf
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94b15f9bf-01bb-446a-99f8-e8bd0bba3420
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fineamsf

Unsuspected genius : the art and life of Frank Duveneck / Robert Neuhaus

Author:
Neuhaus, Robert 1909-  Search this
Subject:
Duveneck, Frank 1848-1919  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 155 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 34 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
19th century
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Realism in art  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.D98 N4
N40.1.D98N4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_325188

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