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Edmiston, Rodman W.

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Container:
Box 33, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1938
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.3: General Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jacqself-ref9613
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Ada Clendenin Williamson papers, 1890-1957

Creator:
Williamson, Ada Clendenin, 1880-1958  Search this
Williamson, Ada Clendenin, 1880-1958  Search this
Topic:
Women painters -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10162
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213145
AAA_collcode_willada
Theme:
Diaries
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213145

Horace Pippin notebooks and letters, circa 1920

Creator:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946  Search this
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946  Search this
Subject:
Carlen, Robert  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Painting -- United States  Search this
African American soldiers  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Self-taught artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
African American  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8586
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210765
AAA_collcode_pipphora
Theme:
Diaries
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210765
Online Media:

Horace Pippin printed material, 1939-1946

Creator:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946  Search this
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Self-taught artists  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10161
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213144
AAA_collcode_pipphopm
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213144

George Cope papers, 1878-1929

Creator:
Cope, George, 1855-1929  Search this
Cope, George, 1855-1929  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10160
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213143
AAA_collcode_copegeor
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213143

Horace Pippin

Artist:
Arnold A. Newman, 3 Mar 1918 - 6 Jun 2006  Search this
Sitter:
Horace Pippin, 22 Feb 1888 - 6 Jul 1946  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 18.3 x 23.6 cm (7 3/16 x 9 5/16")
Sheet: 20.2 x 25.3 cm (7 15/16 x 9 15/16")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Pennsylvania\Chester\West Chester
Date:
1945
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Artist's Effects\Palette  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Architecture\Building\House  Search this
Horace Pippin: Male  Search this
Horace Pippin: Military\Soldier  Search this
Horace Pippin: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.91.89.34
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Arnold Newman
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48164d208-ee4b-4fc4-a686-8891297d126b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.89.34

Horace Pippin

Artist:
Thomas Bostelle, 1921 - 17 Feb 2005  Search this
Sitter:
Horace Pippin, 22 Feb 1888 - 6 Jul 1946  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
61cm x 50.5cm (24" x 19 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1939
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Artist's Effects\Palette  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Horace Pippin: Male  Search this
Horace Pippin: Military\Soldier  Search this
Horace Pippin: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Levi Hood Lodge of the International Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, West Chester, Pennsylvania
Object number:
NPG.80.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm472b1f254-fc04-4cf1-9131-ef2e55cf2be1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.80.9

Holy Mountain III

Artist:
Horace Pippin, American, b. West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1888–1946  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25 1/4 × 30 1/4 in. (64.6 × 76.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1945
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4069
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Outsider Art
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py273cf3ed9-be85-4c98-871c-98c75fd64c85
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4069

Dogfight Over the Trenches

Artist:
Horace Pippin, American, b. West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1888–1946  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
18 x 33 1/8 in. (45.6 x 84.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1935)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4071
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Outsider Art
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py203a2af7d-fd7e-4394-bf75-5528cbadde07
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4071

Ada Clendenin Williamson papers

Creator:
Williamson, Ada Clendenin, 1880-1958  Search this
Extent:
2.5 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1890-1957
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, notes, printed material, clippings, photographs, writings, diaries, and sketches documenting Williamson's travels to Europe on a Cresson Scholarship, and professional career.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester  Search this
Topic:
Women painters -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.willada
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-willada

George Cope papers

Creator:
Cope, George, 1855-1929  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1878-1929
Scope and Contents:
Invitations to viewings of Cope's paintings; requests for loans of his works; cancelled checks; three drawings which probably related to a canvas stretching device and the patent he received for the invention; newspaper clippings; photographs of Cope, including one of Cope with his teacher Herman Herzog; and a list of Cope's paintings compiled by the Chester County Historical Society.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.copegeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-copegeor

Christian Brinton papers relating to Ignacio Zuloaga

Creator:
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942  Search this
Names:
Zuloaga, Ignacio, 1870-1945  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1904-1922
Scope and Contents:
Letters, 1904-1922, from Zuloaga to Brinton regarding paintings, exhibitions, thoughts on art and social activities; clippings; photographs of Zuloaga and art works; materials relating to Zuloaga including letters from various members of the Zuloaga family and memorabilia.
Biographical / Historical:
Brinton was an art critic, curator, and collector; West Chester, Penn. Born 1870. Died 1942. He organized Zuloaga exhibitions and wrote on Zuloaga's work. Zuloaga was a self-taught painter who specialized in portraits and Spanish subjects, such as bullfights.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1991 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the Philadelphia Museum of Art along with much of Brinton's art collection.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from the Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Self-taught artists  Search this
Art critics -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.brinchiz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brinchiz

Horace Pippin notebooks and letters

Creator:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946  Search this
Names:
Carlen, Robert, 1906-1990  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
circa 1920, 1943
Summary:
The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and consists of three notebooks, notebook fragments, and two letters written by African American primitive painter Horace Pippin. The three notebooks and notebook fragments contain Pippin's World War I memoirs written in the 1920s, one of which is illustrated by Pippin with six drawings of war scenes. Two letters are dated 1943 and circa 1943. One of the letters is written to "Dear Friends" and begins with "life story of art."; the other is written to dealer Robert Carlen about showing his painting Domino [Game] Players.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and consists of three notebooks, notebook fragments, and two letters created by African American primitive painter Horace Pippin. The notebooks recount Pippin's World War I experiences, including his being wounded. One of the notebooks is illustrated.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.

Series 1: Horace Pippin Notebooks and Letters, circa 1920s, 1943; 8 items
Biographical Note:
Horace Pippin (1888 -1946) was a self-taught painter from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Pippin was inspired to paint by his experiences in France during World War I. He lost the use of his right arm when wounded during the war and, when painting, had to use his left hand to guide his right. He gained a national reputation as "a true American primitive" in the 1940s for his paintings depicting childhood memories, war experiences, heroes, and religious subjects.
Provenance:
Horace Pippin's war memiors/notebooks and one letter were purchased from Robert Carlen, Pippin's dealer, in 1956. The 1943 letter from Pippin to Carlen was donated by Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Moore in 1983.
Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
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 -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Painting -- United States  Search this
African American soldiers  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Self-taught artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Citation:
Horace Pippin notebooks and letters, circa 1920, 1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.pipphora
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Horace Pippin notebooks and letters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pipphora
Online Media:

Horace Pippin printed material

Creator:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946  Search this
Extent:
1 microfilm reel (25 items on partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1939-1946
Scope and Contents:
This microfilm collection consists of printed material related to the artistic career of African American painter Horace Pippin. Materials include newspaper clippings, exhibition announcements, and exhibition catalogs.
Biographical / Historical:
Horace Pippin (1888-1946) was a self-taught painter from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Pippin was inspired to paint by his experiences in World War I. He lost the use of his right arm when he was wounded during the war and, when painting, had to use his left hand to guide his right. He gained a national reputation as "a true American primitive" in the 1940s for his paintings depicting childhood memories, war experiences, heroes, and religious subjects.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the Horace Pippin notebooks and letters, circa 1920.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Self-taught artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.pipphopm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pipphopm

Leonidas Taking Leave of his Family on his Way to Thermopylae, (painting)

Painter:
West, Benjamin (attributed to)  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Chester County Historical Society 225 North High Street West Chester Pennsylvania 19380
Topic:
History--Greece  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47050015
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_59470

George Washington, Portrait Of, (painting)

Painter:
Peale, Rembrandt 1778-1860 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Chester County Historical Society 225 North High Street West Chester Pennsylvania 19380
Date:
Ca. 1830
Topic:
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47050040
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_59493

River and Mountains - Delaware Water Gap, (painting)

Painter:
Cope, George 1855-1929  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smith Funeral Home West Chester Pennsylvania
Date:
1889
Topic:
Landscape--Phenomenon--Delaware Water Gap  Search this
Landscape--Phenomenon--Gap  Search this
Landscape--Pennsylvania  Search this
Landscape--River--Delaware River  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Control number:
IAP 85240025
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_227739

Landscape-with Two Horses, (painting)

Title:
Chester County Landscape, (painting)
Painter:
Cope, George 1855-1929  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Chester County Historical Society 225 North High Street West Chester Pennsylvania 19380
Date:
1883
Topic:
Landscape--Pennsylvania--Chester County  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47050001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_59456

Still Life with Rabbit,partridges and Snipe, (painting)

Painter:
Cope, George 1855-1929  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Chester County Historical Society 225 North High Street West Chester Pennsylvania 19380
Date:
1886
Topic:
Still Life--Game  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47050002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_59457

Still Life for Wilmer T. Nields, (painting)

Painter:
Cope, George 1855-1929  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Chester County Historical Society 225 North High Street West Chester Pennsylvania 19380
Date:
1909
Topic:
Still Life--Fruit  Search this
Still Life--Flower  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47050003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_59458

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