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Town Square, (painting)

Painter:
Davis, Stuart 1892-1964  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Newark Museum 49 Washington Street Newark New Jersey 07101 Accession Number: 30.74
Date:
1925-1926
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape--Massachusetts--Rockport  Search this
Architecture exterior--Commercial--Gas Station  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A080032
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_417937

Anthony Thieme papers, 1909-1972

Creator:
Thieme, Anthony, 1888-1954  Search this
Subject:
Bouman, Hanny  Search this
Thieme, Lilian Beckett  Search this
Thieme School of Art (Rockport, Mass.)  Search this
Citation:
Anthony Thieme papers, 1909-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5768
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208607
AAA_collcode_thieanth
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208607

Reynolds Beal papers, 1874-1939

Creator:
Beal, Reynolds, 1866-1951  Search this
Subject:
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Citation:
Reynolds Beal papers, 1874-1939. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, American -- Massachusetts  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5880
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208720
AAA_collcode_bealreyn
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208720

Abraham F. Levinson letters, 1917 and 1947

Creator:
Levinson, Abraham F., 1883-1946  Search this
Subject:
Sloan, Helen Farr  Search this
Sloan, John  Search this
Citation:
Abraham F. Levinson letters, 1917 and 1947. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6698
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208823
AAA_collcode_leviabra
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208823

Samuel Franklin Hershey papers, 1928-1977

Creator:
Hershey, Samuel Franklin, 1904-1987  Search this
Citation:
Samuel Franklin Hershey papers, 1928-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7166
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209303
AAA_collcode_herssamu
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209303

John L. Cooley papers, 1968-1971

Creator:
Cooley, John L., 1897-1975  Search this
Subject:
Cady, Harrison  Search this
Citation:
John L. Cooley papers, 1968-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7517
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209676
AAA_collcode_cooljohn
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209676

Max Kuehne photograph and drawing, [undated]

Creator:
Kuehne, Max, 1880-1968  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Citation:
Max Kuehne photograph and drawing, [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7800
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209966
AAA_collcode_kuehmaxd
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209966

Carl W. Peters papers, 1915-1982

Creator:
Peters, Carl William, 1897-1980  Search this
Citation:
Carl W. Peters papers, 1915-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting -- New York (State)  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8813
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210998
AAA_collcode_petecarl
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210998

Aldro T. Hibbard papers, 1914-1971

Creator:
Hibbard, A. T.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Diaries
Citation:
Aldro T. Hibbard papers, 1914-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9013
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211202
AAA_collcode_hibbaldr
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211202

William Charles McNulty sketchbook, 1929

Creator:
McNulty, William Charles, 1884-1963  Search this
Subject:
Tarr, Russell H.  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
William Charles McNulty sketchbook, 1929. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9549
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211749
AAA_collcode_mcnuwill
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211749

Jacques Joseph Camins films and posters, circa 1965

Creator:
Camins, Jacques Joseph, 1904-1988  Search this
Subject:
Greenwood, Marion  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Teichman, Sabina  Search this
Brigadier, Anne  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Botkin, Henry  Search this
Kaplan, Joseph  Search this
Marantz, Irving  Search this
Wilson, Sol  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Motion pictures
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Jacques Joseph Camins films and posters, circa 1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- United States  Search this
Art, American -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10054
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212915
AAA_collcode_camijacq
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212915

Alger Beal papers relating to Reynolds and Gifford Beal, circa 1890-1965

Creator:
Beal, Alger  Search this
Subject:
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Beal, Reynolds  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Alger Beal papers relating to Reynolds and Gifford Beal, circa 1890-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, American -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6369
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215208
AAA_collcode_bealalge
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215208

Esther Baldwin Williams and Esther Williams papers

Creator:
Williams, Esther Baldwin, 1867-1964  Search this
Names:
Grace Horne Galleries  Search this
Kraushaar Galleries  Search this
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941  Search this
Finck, Furman J., 1900-  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Prendergast, Charles, 1863-1948  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924  Search this
Williams, Esther, 1907-1969  Search this
Williams, Nadia, 1910-  Search this
Extent:
2.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Place:
Massachusetts -- Boston -- Description and Travel
France -- Paris -- Description and Travel
Date:
1887-1984
Summary:
The papers of Boston area painters Esther Baldwin Williams and daughter Esther Williams measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1887 to 1984. The scattered papers of both women include biographical information, personal business records, correspondence, writings and notes, two diaries, four sketchbooks, printed materials, photographs, and one photograph album.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of Boston and New York area painters Esther Baldwin Williams and daughter Esther Williams measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1887 to 1984. The scattered papers of both women include biographical information, personal business records, correspondence, writings and notes, two diaries, four sketchbooks, printed materials, photographs, and one photograph album.

For clarity, Esther Baldwin Williams and Esther Williams are referred to by their proper names throughout this finding aid.

Biographical information includes a membership card to the Rockport Art Association for Esther Williams and a biographical sketch of Esther Baldwin Williams

Personal business records include receipts for purchases of artwork by Esther Baldwin Williams, banking documents, exhibition entry forms and sales receipts for Esther William's works.

Correspondence includes incoming letters and drafts of outgoing letters. The majority of the correspondence is that of Esther Williams, including a considerable amount of letters to her parents. There are letters to Esther Williams from her friends Louis Eilshemius, Furman J. Finck, and Leon Kroll, and both Grace Horne Galleries and Kraushaar Galleries. Esther Baldwin Williams' correspondence includes personal letters from Maurice Prendergast.

Writings and notes include two diaries kept by Esther Baldwin Williams that date from 1892 until 1902 and cover her life in Paris and later in Boston. Some of the diary pages are illustrated with sketches. The series also includes scattered notes, including Charles Prendergast's Notes on Formula of Ebonizing Technique.

There are four sketchbooks, likely by Esther Baldwin Williams, of pencil and watercolor sketches of cats, babies and children, orchestral scenes, portraits, and architecture.

Scattered printed materials include a copy of Cezanne's Studio given to Esther Baldwin Williams by Maurice Prendergast, a copy of a family history by Nadia Williams, exhibition announcements and catalogs, clippings, and miscellany.

There is one photograph of an unidentified work of art and a circa 1900 family photo album with mostly unidentified photos of babies, children, and family members.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1942-1979 (2 folders; Box 1)

Series 2: Personal Business Records, 1893-1966 (9 folders; Box 1)

Series 3: Correspondence, 1887-1961 (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 4: Writings and Notes, 1892-1947 (0.2 linear feet; Box 2)

Series 5: Sketchbooks and Sketches, circa 1900 (0.2 linear feet; Boxes 2-3)

Series 6: Printed Material, 1883-1984 (0.2 linear feet; Box 3)

Series 7: Photographs, circa 1900-circa 1920 (0.3 linear feet; Boxes 3-4)
Biographical Note:
Esther Baldwin Williams (1867-1964) and her daughter Esther Williams (1907-1969) were painters active in Boston, Paris, and New York City.

Esther Baldwin Williams was born Esther Mabel Baldwin on December 11, 1867 to a prominent Boston family of artists. She began her art education under her uncle Joseph Foxcroft Cole and worked with her cousin Adelaide Chase Cole. Adelaide and Esther shared a studio in Greenwich Village in 1888. The two cousins also traveled to Paris in 1877 and 1891 to paint. Esther Baldwin concentrated on portraiture and often painted the women in her social circle.

Esther Baldwin became engaged to Oliver Williams in 1898. They married and moved to 96 Beacon Street in Boston where they raised their children, Oliver, Thomas, and Esther. Around 1900, the Williams met Maurice and Charles Prendergast. Esther became a friend and patron of Maurice and the two shared a studio for some time and exchanged letters. Esther Baldwin continued to work in portraiture, focusing her work on her children and relatives and did not pursue a professional career. In addition to painting, Esther Baldwin and Oliver Williams inspired a passion for music in their children.

Born in 1907, Esther Williams inherited her mother's interest in the arts. Unlike her mother, she desired a professional career as a painter. She first studied at the Museum of Fine Arts School, Boston in 1925 and later went to Paris to study under Andre Lhote. Upon returning to the United States, she moved to New York City and enrolled with the Art Students League. She married Roland Joseph McKinney, director of the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Los Angeles County Museum.

Esther Williams is known for her portraits, paintings of flowers, circus and orchestra scenes, and for her impressionistic style. She was represented by Grace Horne Gallery in the 1930s and switched to Kraushaar Galleries in 1940.

Esther Baldwin Williams died in 1964. Her daughter, Esther Williams died shortly thereafter in 1969.
Related Material:
Among the holdings of the Archives of American Art are the papers of Esther William's husband Roland Joseph McKinney.
Provenance:
The Esther Baldwin Williams and Esther Williams papers were donated in two installments by Peter McKinney, step-son of Esther Williams in 1974 and by Nadia Williams, Esther Baldwin William's daughter-in-law in 1985.
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.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- France -- Paris  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Citation:
Esther Baldwin Williams and Esther Williams papers, 1887-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.willesth
See more items in:
Esther Baldwin Williams and Esther Williams papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw993a92787-2cf6-410d-898b-0db3e93ba678
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-willesth
Online Media:

Vera Andrus papers

Creator:
Andrus, Vera Eugenia, 1895-1979  Search this
Names:
Robinson, Boardman, 1876-1952  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Drawings
Date:
1907-1990
Summary:
The papers of painter Vera Andrus measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1990. The scattered papers include artwork, correspondence, twelve diaries, photographs, printed material, and writing project files.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter Vera Andrus measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1990. The scattered papers include artwork, correspondence, twelve diaries, photographs, printed material, and writing project files, including a project on Boardman Robinson.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Vera Andrus (1895-1979) was a lithographer, painter, and author active in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Andrus was born in Plymouth, Wisconsin in 1895. She studied at the Minnesota School of Architecture, the Minnesota Institute of Art, and the Art Students League. Throughout her career, she painted nautical and marine scenes and wrote and published multiple books.

She died in 1979 in Rockport, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
The collection was donated 1990 by Lura Andrus Crowther, Andrus's sister.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Lithographers -- New York (State)  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State)  Search this
Authors -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Drawings
Citation:
Vera Andrus papers, 1907-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonain Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.andrvera
See more items in:
Vera Andrus papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95a6c15b0-8fda-459a-b520-8d5b10668566
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-andrvera
Online Media:

Rue des Rats, No. 2

Artist:
Stuart Davis, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1892–1964  Search this
Medium:
Oil and sand on canvas
Dimensions:
20 x 29 in. (50.7 x 73.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1928
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972
Accession Number:
72.88
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Abstraction (Mid-Century)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py28875d62c-e425-4aa0-9709-b83eb2df0d73
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_72.88

Richard A. Holberg, Rockport, Massachusetts, 1934. [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Photographic firm:
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Photographer:
Juley, Paul 1890-1975  Search this
Subject:
Holberg, Richard A  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Occupation--Art--Illustrator  Search this
Object--Art Object--Painting  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0120182
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_120183

Richard A. Holberg, Rockport, Massachusetts, 1934 [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Photographic firm:
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Photographer:
Juley, Paul 1890-1975  Search this
Subject:
Holberg, Richard A  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Occupation--Art--Illustrator  Search this
Object--Art Object--Painting  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0120204
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_120205

Samuel F. Hershey, Rockport, Massachusetts,1934 [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Photographic firm:
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Photographer:
Juley, Paul 1890-1975  Search this
Subject:
Hershey, Samuel F  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Occupation--Education--Teacher  Search this
Object--Art Object--Painting  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0120520
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_120521

Samuel F. Hershey, Rockport, Massachusetts, 1934 [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Photographic firm:
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Photographer:
Juley, Paul 1890-1975  Search this
Subject:
Hershey, Samuel F  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Occupation--Education--Teacher  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0120521
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_120522

Wayne Morrell [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Photographic firm:
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Subject:
Morrell, Wayne  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1966
Topic:
Portrait male--Knee length  Search this
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0001911
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_1911

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