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Lilla Cabot Perry and Perry family papers [microfilm]

Creator:
Perry, Lilla Cabot  Search this
Names:
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933  Search this
James, Henry, 1843-1916  Search this
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891  Search this
Monet, Claude, 1840-1926  Search this
Perry, Margaret  Search this
Perry, Thomas Sergeant, 1845-1928  Search this
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935  Search this
Tarbell, Edmund Charles, 1862-1938  Search this
Extent:
4 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1861-[ca. 1943]
Scope and Contents:
Biographical documents; correspondence; diaries; writings; photographs; and printed material. Included are letters to and from Lilla Cabot Perry, and selected letters to and from her husband Thomas Sergeant Perry and daughter Margaret Perry from family members, artists, writers, poets and friends. Correspondents include: Bernard Berenson, Henry James, James Russell Lowell, Claude Monet, Edwin Arlington Robinson, and Edmund Charles Tarbell. Also included are French identification cards for Lilla Cabot Perry and her husband, 1897; diaries of Lilla Cabot Perry, 1874?/1875, 1886, and of Thomas Perry, 1887-1894; guest book of Thomas and Margaret Perry; poems, and "Reminiscences of Claude Monet" by Lilla Cabot Perry; typed commentary by Edwin Arlington Robinson for the jacket of Perry's THE JAR OF DREAMS, with notes by her; "Reminiscences of Edwin Arlington Robinson" by Margaret Perry; inscribed photographs of Henry James and James Russell Lowell, and a signed photograph of Claude Monet; an obituary of Perry; and a Memorial Exhibition catalog.
Biographical / Historical:
Impressionist painter and author; Boston, Mass., Giverny, France, and Hancock, N.H.; b. 1848; d. 1933. Thomas Sergeant Perry, author, educator; Boston, Mass., Giverny, France, and Hancock, N.H. Lilla Cabot Perry studied painting at Cowles Art School in Boston with Dennis Miller Bunker and Robert Vonnoh, and in Paris at the Julian and Colarossi academies, and at Alfred Stevens' studio. She had a house in Giverny, France and introduced numerous American artists, who came to Giverny to paint, to her neighbor, Claude Monet. She wrote several books of poetry including FROM THE GARDEN OF HELLAS, THE HEART OF THE WEED and THE JAR OF DREAMS. In 1874, she married Thomas Sergeant Perry, a tutor in French and German at Harvard University and later an instructor in English. He was also the author of several books. The Perrys had three daughters, Margaret, Alice, and Edith. Alice married Joseph Clark Grew, a diplomat who was United States ambassador to Turkey and Japan, and undersecretary of state.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1992 by Colby College Library, Special Collections.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Painters -- New Hampshire -- Hancock  Search this
Painters -- France -- Giverny  Search this
Painters -- France -- Giverny  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Painters -- New Hampshire -- Hancock  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.perrlill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f4de6de6-8b25-43d9-8b2d-af08d453a9d1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-perrlill

Landscape Mural, (painting)

Painter:
Porter, Rufus 1792-1884 (attributed to)  Search this
Type:
Paintings-Mural
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Charles Cobb House Hancock New Hampshire
Date:
1825-30
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Architecture--Domestic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80045646
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_178859

Lilla Cabot Perry sketchbook

Creator:
Perry, Lilla Cabot  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on a partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Date:
1871-1885
Scope and Contents:
A sketchbook (January 1871) contains 41 pages of pencil sketches. Subjects include annotated anatomical sketches, figure studies in action poses, and sketches of women and children, including two of Perry's daughter, Edith. A finished pencil and chalk drawing portrays her husband, Thomas Sergeant Perry (1885).
Biographical / Historical:
Painter. Born in 1848 in Boston, Mass., Perry studied at Cowles Art School under D. M. Bunker and R. W. Vonnoh in Boston. She also studied at the Julian and Colarossi academies and at Alfred Stevens' studio in Paris. She died in 1933 in Hancock, N.H.
Provenance:
The lendor, Lilla Grew Levitt, is Lilla Cabot Perry's granddaughter.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Painters -- New Hampshire -- Hancock  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.perrlils
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9316c2a71-ab72-48df-923e-60ec3a9f5e1a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-perrlils

Lilla Cabot Perry photographs

Creator:
Perry, Lilla Cabot  Search this
Names:
Monet, Claude, 1840-1926  Search this
Extent:
16 Items ((on a partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Giverny (France) -- Pictorial works
Date:
[ca. 1889-1909]
Scope and Contents:
Sixteen photographs and glass negatives (ca. 1889-1909), possibly taken by Perry on her trips to Giverny, show Claude Monet and his house, studio, and garden at Giverny, France.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter. Born in 1848 in Boston, Mass., Perry studied at Cowles Art School under D. M. Bunker and R. W. Vonnoh in Boston. She also studied at the Julian and Colarossi academies and at Alfred Stevens' studio in Paris. She died in 1933 in Hancock, N.H.
Provenance:
The sister of the donor, James Holsaert, was a friend of Lilla Cabot Perry.
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 -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Painters -- New Hampshire -- Hancock  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.perrlilp
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94c2065f3-d224-4b80-9682-c9084ad8bddd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-perrlilp

Gentleman from Maine, (painting)

Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Cobbs Old Dublin Road Hancock New Hampshire 03449
Date:
Ca. 1835
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80044511
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_177751

Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Hancock, J. L.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Dartmouth College Hood Museum of Art Hanover New Hampshire 03755
Date:
1914
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 30660264
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_275535

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