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William Merritt Post letter to Donald Johnson, 1928 December 21

Creator:
Post, William Merritt, 1856-1935  Search this
Post, William Merritt, 1856-1935  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Donald  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
The Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6695
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208820
AAA_collcode_postwill
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208820

William Merritt Post letter to Donald Johnson

Creator:
Post, William Merritt, 1856-1935  Search this
Names:
Johnson, Donald  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1928 December 21
Scope and Contents:
Post expresses his gratitude to Johnson for buying one of his paintings done in Litchfield Hills, Conn.
Biographical / Historical:
William Merritt Post was a landscape painter from Conn., b. 12/11/1856, Brooklyn, N.Y.; d. 3/22/1935, N.Y.; Johnson, a collector from Flint, Mich.
Provenance:
Donated 1962 by Mrs. Donald Johnson, widow of Johnson.
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:
Landscape painters  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.postwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-postwill

J. Leonard Benson writings on William Merritt Post

Creator:
Benson, J. L. (Jack Leonard)  Search this
Names:
Post, William Merritt, 1856-1935  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1985
Scope and Contents:
Unpublished manuscripts, undated: "William Merritt Post: A Painter of Light in the Marshes" and "The Earliest Drawings of William Merritt Post, both containing photographs to illustrate the text; and biographical notes on Post. Also included are photocopies of 2 articles by Post, 1909 and 1910.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian; professor emeritus of Classical art at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Post was a late nineteenth century landscape painter, New England.
Provenance:
Donated by J. Leonard Benson, 1993.
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:
Photographs produced by Benson: Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from J. Leonard Benson. 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:
Art historians  Search this
Landscape painters -- Connecticut  Search this
Topic:
Landscape painting, American -- 19th century -- Sources  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bensj
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bensj

Artists' Fellowship records

Creator:
Artists' Fellowship  Search this
Names:
Artists' Aid Society  Search this
Artists' Mutual Aid Society  Search this
Helpful Society  Search this
Barse, George R., 1861-1938  Search this
Bittinger, Charles, 1879-1970  Search this
Blackmore, A. E. (Arthur E), 1854-1921  Search this
Bloodgood, Robert Fanshawe, 1848-1930  Search this
Brown, John George, 1831-1913  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
De Luce, Percival, 1847-1914  Search this
Drake, W. H.  Search this
Ebert, Charles H., 1873-1959  Search this
Emens, Homer F.  Search this
Faxon, William Bailey, 1849-1941  Search this
Fitler, William Crothers, b. 1857  Search this
Freedlander, Arthur R., d. 1940  Search this
Guy, J. C.  Search this
Guy, Seymour J., 1824-1910  Search this
Harper, William St. John, 1851-1910  Search this
Hirschberg, Carl, 1854-1923  Search this
Howe, William Henry, 1846-1929  Search this
Jones, Francis Coates, 1857-1932  Search this
Kinsella, James, 1857-1923  Search this
Kleiser, Lorentz, 1879-1963  Search this
Lauber, Joseph, b. 1855  Search this
Lee, Homer, 1855-1923  Search this
Lippincott, William H. (William Henry), 1849-1920  Search this
Low, Will Hicok, 1853-1932  Search this
Maynard, George W. (George Willoughby), 1843-1923  Search this
Mielatz, Charles Frederick William, 1860-  Search this
Nicoll, James Craig, 1846-1918  Search this
O'Sullivan, John F.  Search this
Olinsky, Ivan G. (Ivan Gregorewitch), 1878-1962  Search this
Phelps, W. P. (William Preston), 1848-1923  Search this
Post, William Merritt, 1856-1935  Search this
Richardson, Frederick, 1862-1937  Search this
Shurtleff, Roswell Morse, 1838-1915  Search this
Smedley, W. T. (William Thomas), 1858-1920  Search this
Turner, Charles Yardley, 1850-1918  Search this
Volk, Douglas , 1856-1935  Search this
Whiting, Giles, 1873-1937  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1872-1980
Scope and Contents:
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, membership files, minutes, historian's records, financial material, subject files, and miscellany.
REEL 2029: 41 group photographs of artists' outings. Appearing in one or more photos are: George R. Barse, Charles Bittinger, A.E. Blackmore, Robert F. Bloodgood, J.G. Brown, Frederick S. Church, Percival De Luce, William H. Drake, Charles H. Ebert, Homer F. Emens, L. Farragut, William B. Faxon, William C. Fitler, Arthur R. Freedlander, J.C. Guy, Seymour J. Guy, William St. John Harper, Carl Hirschberg, William H. Howe, Francis C. Jones, James Kinsella, L. Kleiser, Homer Lee, Joseph Lauber, William H. Lippincott, Will H. Low, George W. Maynard, Charles F. W. Mielatz, B. Mitchell, James C. Nicoll, Ivan G. Olinsky, John F. O'Sullivan, W. P. Phelps, William M. Post, Frederick Richardson, Roswell M. Shurtleff, William T. Smedley, Charles Y. Turner, Douglas Volk, and Giles Whiting.
Biographical / Historical:
Artists' Fellowship's purpose is to assist artists and their families in case of sickness, bereavement or distress. It grew out of the Helpful Society, founded 1868, and housed in the Tenth Street Studio Building. It became the Artists' Mutual Aid Society, whose name was changed in 1889 to the Artists' Aid Society. In 1925 the Society was incorporated as Artists' Fellowhip, Inc.
Provenance:
Donated 1980 by Artists' Fellowship, via Michael Engel II, President. The original negatives and album of vintage prints on reel 2029 were found in the offices of the National Academy of Design, where the Fellowship at one time maintained offices.
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.
Rights:
Identities of recipients of awards: Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from Artists' Fellowship, Inc. 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.
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Scholarships, fellowships, etc  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.artifell
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-artifell

Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Landscape--River  Search this
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71710412
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_152849

The Bridge, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Speed Art Museum 2035 South Third Street, P. O. Box 8345 Louisville Kentucky 40208 Accession Number: 45.235
Topic:
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Control number:
IAP 17040312
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_417176

Bridge and Creek, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Speed Art Museum 2035 South Third Street, P. O. Box 8345 Louisville Kentucky 40208 Accession Number: 45.107
Topic:
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Control number:
IAP 17040313
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_417177

Beach on Long Island Sound, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street Old Lyme Connecticut 06371 Accession Number: 2002.1.111
Topic:
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Landscape--Connecticut  Search this
Control number:
IAP 07490863
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_441411

Westbrook, Connecticut, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street Old Lyme Connecticut 06371 Accession Number: 2002.1.110
Topic:
Architecture--Boat--Sailboat  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Landscape--Connecticut--Westbrook  Search this
Control number:
IAP 07490864
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_441412

Late Fall Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68500203
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_460750

Sunset Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Landscape--Time--Evening  Search this
Landscape--Time--Sunset  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Landscape--Forest  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68500204
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_460751

Connecticut Landscape, (painting)

Title:
Early Spring, (painting)
Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Lagakos-Turak Gallery Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
Ca. 1885
Topic:
Landscape--Connecticut  Search this
Landscape--Season--Spring  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Landscape--Time--Morning  Search this
Control number:
IAP 63490225
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_347299

Alva Gage, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Subject:
Gage, Alva  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Carolina Art Association Gibbes Museum of Art 135 Meeting Street Charleston South Carolina 29401 Accession Number: 69.05
Date:
1895
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47720385
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_347432

Autumn, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Valparaiso University Brauer Museum of Art Valparaiso University Center for the Arts Valparaiso Indiana 46383 Accession Number: 53.1.62
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 14320034
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_347987

Autumn Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Valparaiso University Brauer Museum of Art Valparaiso University Center for the Arts Valparaiso Indiana 46383 Accession Number: 53.1.103
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 14320035
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_347988

(Fall Scene with Trees and Stream), (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Covington Fine Arts Gallery 6536 East Tanque Verde Road, Suite 160 Tucson Arizona 85715
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Control number:
IAP 67260025
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_355992

The Tumbling Brook, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Jersey City Museum 472 Jersey Avenue Jersey City New Jersey 07302
Date:
1915
Topic:
Landscape--River  Search this
Landscape--Forest  Search this
Landscape--Time--Sunset  Search this
Control number:
IAP 62380123
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_357369

Approaching Coastal Storm, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1882-1883
Topic:
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Landscape--Weather--Storm  Search this
Control number:
IAP 89050001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_370849

Coastal Scene with Inlet, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1881-1882
Topic:
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Waterscape--Inlet  Search this
Control number:
IAP 89050002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_370851

Lagoon, (painting)

Painter:
Post, William Merritt 1856-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1882-1883
Topic:
Waterscape--Inlet  Search this
Control number:
IAP 89050003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_370853

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