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Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design

Interviewer:
Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957  Search this
Names:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866  Search this
Jewett, William S. (Smith), 1812-1873  Search this
Loeb, Louis, 1866-1909  Search this
Sartain, William, 1843-1924  Search this
Interviewee:
Abbey, Edwin Austin, Mrs  Search this
Adams, Wayman, 1883-1959  Search this
Aitken, Robert, 1878-1949  Search this
Albert, Ernest, 1857-1946  Search this
Beal, Reynolds, 1866-1951  Search this
Bell, Edward August, 1862-1953  Search this
Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936  Search this
Brown, Roy H., 1879-1956  Search this
Browne, George Elmer, 1871-1946  Search this
Brunner, Arnold W. (Arnold William), 1857-1925  Search this
Calder, Alexander Stirling, 1870-1945  Search this
Chapman, Carlton T. (Carlton Theodore), 1860-1925  Search this
Clinedinst, B. West (Benjamin West), 1860-1931  Search this
Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988  Search this
Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931  Search this
Couse, E. Irving (Eanger Irving), 1866-1936  Search this
Crane, Bruce, 1857-1937  Search this
Curran, Charles C. (Charles Courtney), 1861-1942  Search this
De Haven, Franklin, 1856-1934  Search this
Derrick, William Rowell, 1857-1941  Search this
Dessar, Louis Paul, 1867-1952  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1851-1938  Search this
Dielman, Frederick, 1847-1935  Search this
Dufner, Edward, 1872-1957  Search this
Dunsmore, John Ward, 1856-1945  Search this
Flagg, Jared B. (Jared Bradley), 1820-1899  Search this
Flannagan, John Bernard, 1895?-1942  Search this
Franzen, August, 1863-1938  Search this
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931  Search this
Fry, Sherry Edmundson, 1879-  Search this
Gay, Edward, 1837-1928  Search this
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934  Search this
Granville-Smith, Walter, 1870-1938  Search this
Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935  Search this
Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930  Search this
Howe, William Henry, 1846-1929  Search this
Hubbell, Henry Salem, 1870-1938  Search this
Hyde, William H. (William Henry), 1858-1943  Search this
Jones, Francis Coates, 1857-1932  Search this
Kieth, Dora Wheeler  Search this
Kline, William Fair, 1870-1931  Search this
Lie, Jonas, 1880-1940  Search this
Low, Will Hicok, 1853-1932  Search this
MacMonnies, Frederick William, 1863-1937  Search this
MacNeil, Hermon Atkins, 1866-1947  Search this
McCartan, Edward, 1879-1947  Search this
Melchers, Gari, 1860-1932  Search this
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940  Search this
Mowbray, H. Siddons (Harry Siddons), 1858-1928  Search this
Neilson, Raymond P. R. (Raymond Perry Rodgers), 1881-1964  Search this
Newell, G. Glenn (George Glenn), 1870-1947  Search this
Nisbet, Robert H., 1879-1961  Search this
Olinsky, Ivan G. (Ivan Gregorewitch), 1878-1962  Search this
Paddock, Willard Dryden, 1873-1956  Search this
Palmer, Walter Launt, 1854-1932  Search this
Parton, Arthur, 1842-1914  Search this
Paxton, William McGregor, 1869-1941  Search this
Peixotto, Ernest, b. 1869  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Potthast, Edward, 1857-1927  Search this
Prellwitz, Henry, 1865-1940  Search this
Ritschel, William, 1864-1949  Search this
Rittenberg, Henry R., b. 1879  Search this
Roth, Frederick George Richard, 1872-1944  Search this
Rungius, Carl, 1869-1959  Search this
Sartain, Emily, 1841-1927  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Snell, Henry B. (Henry Bayley), 1858-1943  Search this
Spencer, Robert, 1879-1931  Search this
Swartwout, R. E. (Robert Egerton)  Search this
Volk, Douglas , 1856-1935  Search this
Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, 1872-1955  Search this
Vonnoh, Robert William, 1858-1933  Search this
Walker, Horatio, 1858-1938  Search this
Watrous, Harry W. (Harry Willson), 1857-1940  Search this
Weinman, Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander), 1870-1952  Search this
Weldon, Charles D., 1855-1935  Search this
Whittemore, William J., 1860-1955  Search this
Wiles, Irving Ramsay, 1861-1948  Search this
Williams, Frederick Ballard, 1871-1956  Search this
Yates, Cullen, 1866-1945  Search this
Extent:
3 microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1926-1927
Scope and Contents:
Transcripts and handwritten drafts of interviews of 86 artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, conducted by Lockman. Also included are a few biographical sketches.
Interviewees include: Mrs. Edwin Austin Abbey, Wayman Adams, Robert I. Aiken, Ernest Albert, Alonzo R. Beal, Edward A. Bell, Edwin H. Blashfield, Roy H. Brown, George E. Browne, Arnold Brunner, Alexander S. Calder, Carleton T. Chapman, Benjamin West Clinedinst, Alphaeus Cole, Timothy Cole, Irving E. Couse, Robert B. Crane, Charles C. Curran, B. Franklin De Haven, William R. Derrick, Louis P. Dessar, Thomas W. Dewing, Frederick I. Dielman, Edward Dufner, John W. Dunsmore, Jared B. Flagg, John G. Flanagan, August R. Franzen, Daniel C. French, Sherry E. Fry, Edward Gay, Cass Gilbert, Walter Granville-Smith, Chester Harding, Childe Hassam, Charles W. Hawthorne, William H. Howe, Henry S. Hubbell, William H. Hyde, William S. Jewett, Francis C. Jones, Dora Wheeler Kieth, William Fair Kline, Jonas Lie, Louis Loeb, Will H. Low, Edward McCartan, Frederick MacMonnies, Herman A. MacNeil, Gari Melchers, Francis Luis Mora, H. Siddons Mowbray, Raymond P. R. Neilson, George G. Newell,Robert H. Nisbet,
Ivan G. Olinsky, Willard Dryden Paddock, Walter L. Palmer, Arthur Parton, William McGregor Paxton, Ernest C. Peixotto, Joseph Pennell, Edward H. Potthast, Henry Prellwitz, Wilhelm F. Ritschel, Henry Rittenberg, Frederick Roth, Carl Rungius, Emily Sartain, John Sartain, William Sartain, Henry B. Snell, Robert Spencer, Egerton Swartwout, Douglas Volk, Bessie & Robert Vonnoh, Horatio Walker, Harry Watrous, Adolph Weinman, Charles D. Weldon, William Whittemore, Irving Wiles, Frederick B. Williams, and Cullen Yates.
Biographical / Historical:
DeWitt Lockman was a portrait painter, New York, N.Y. He studied in Europe, 1891-1892 and 1901-1902; a pupil of James H. Beard, Nelson N. Bickford and William Sartain; and was president of the National Academy of Design and records secretary of the New York Historical Society.
Provenance:
Lent 1973 by the New York Historical Society.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Artists -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Architects -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lockdewi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lockdewi

John Rettig papers

Creator:
Rettig, John, 1858-1932  Search this
Names:
Duveneck, Frank, 1848-1919  Search this
Potthast, Edward, 1857-1927  Search this
Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917  Search this
Extent:
900 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1840-1965]
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials including passport, business card, and membership cards; correspondence, ca. 1887-1965, including letters from Frank Duveneck and Auguste Rodin; writings; inventories of works of art; lists of picture owners and exhibition visitors; list of contents of his Dutch room in Ohio; one painting by Rettig and a sketch of Rettig by Edward Henry Potthast; 2 sketchbooks; financial records, ca. 1902-1909; exhibition catalogs, ca. 1896-1965; 15 reproductions of his art works; 5 theater programs featuring Rettig's set designs; newspaper clippings and magazine articles featuring Rettig and others, ca. 1840-1957; printed miscellany; and photographs of Rettig in his studios, in Holland with his models, and of his art work.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, set designer; Cincinnati, Ohio. Best known for his elaborate set designs and Dutch paintings. Attended the Cincinnati Art School receiving a diploma in decorative design in 1875. Traveled widely and utilized knowledge gained abroad for the creation of his historical shows, such as "The Fall of Babylon" and "Montezuma or the Conquest of Mexico." Some were produced under contract with Barnum and Bailey. During the latter part of his life, he and his wife frequently visited Volendam, Holland; sights there figure in his paintings of the period. After years of collecting Dutch artifacts, the Rettigs created an authentic Dutch room in their home in Ohio.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1985 by Elizabeth Youssef, niece of Rettig.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Designers -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Painters -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.rettjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rettjohn

Edward H. Potthast scrapbooks

Creator:
Potthast, Edward, 1857-1927  Search this
Extent:
80 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1912-1966
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, catalogs, biographical information, bibliographical information, and correspondence.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait and landscape painter and illustrator; New York. Studied at Cincinnati Academy, in Paris, Munich, and Antwerp.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1968 by Mrs. John A. Blackburn and Mrs. George Weidman.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Landscape painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.pottedwh
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pottedwh

DeWitt Parshall papers

Creator:
Parshall, DeWitt, 1864-1956  Search this
Names:
Harrison, Thomas Alexander, 1853-1930  Search this
Hyde, William H. (William Henry), 1858-1943  Search this
Peters, Charles Rollo, 1862-1928  Search this
Potthast, Edward, 1857-1927  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((93 items on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1898-1932
Scope and Contents:
Photographs, including one with George and Nina Stevens at the 1917 exhibition of Parshall's work at the Toledo Museum, and two photographs of Alexander Harrison's art class in Paris with Parshall, William Hyde, Alexander Harrison, Edward H. Potthast, and Charles Rollo Peters. Also, includes correspondence; notes, some with sketches; writings on painting, sculpture, and visual techniques; and printed miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, landscape painter; Santa Barbara, California.
Provenance:
The donor, Douglass E. Parshall, is DeWitt Parshall's son.
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
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- California -- Santa Barbara  Search this
Landscape painting -- California -- Santa Barbara  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- France -- Paris -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.parsdewi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-parsdewi

Potthast, Edward, 1857-1927

Collection Creator:
Rosenblum, Walter, 1919-2006  Search this
Extent:
2 Photographs
Container:
Binder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Researcher may use study prints on file in the Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Advance appointments are required. Original negatives are stored off-site in cold storage and are not accessible to the public.
Collection Rights:
Copyright to photographs from the Walter Rosenblum Collection is held by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Requests for permission to reproduce photographs from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Photograph Archives. Certain works of art, as well as photographs of those works of art, may be protected by copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity rights, or other interests not owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It is the applicant's responsibility to ascertain whether any such rights exist, and to obtain any other permission necessary to reproduce and publish the image.
Collection Citation:
Walter Rosenblum Collection, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
See more items in:
Walter Rosenblum photographs
Walter Rosenblum photographs / Series 1: Photographs of artists' works
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-saam-photo-ros-ref497

At the Beach [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Graham Gallery  Search this
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Swimming  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0000582
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_130048

Beach Scene [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Graham Gallery  Search this
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0000586
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_130052

Edward Potthast: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF002357
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_140996

Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927) : an American painter, selections from private collections / curated by Mary O'Connell ; catalogue essay written by Diane Smith-Hurd

Author:
Smith Hurd, Diane  Search this
O'Connell, Mary O  Search this
Art Academy of Cincinnati  Search this
Subject:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Physical description:
32 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1994
[1994?]
Call number:
N40.1.P863 A5 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1087652

Postcard of "Beach Scene"

Author:
Museum Press, Inc  Search this
Subject:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 6w x 4h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper
Type:
Postcard
Paper
Place:
Belgium
Date:
c. 1980
Topic:
Postcard  Search this
Art  Search this
Beaches  Search this
Painting  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-07731 (front) and SIA2013-07732 (back)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13961
Online Media:

Edward Henry Potthast : [exhibition, December 11-29, 1962]

Title:
Exhibition, Edward Henry Potthast, 1857-1927
Author:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Hirschl & Adler Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Physical description:
[11] p. : chiefly ill. ; 17 x 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1962
[1962]
Call number:
ND237.P816 A4 1962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_686662

Paintings by Edward H. Potthast : from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Gross

Author:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Cincinnati Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Gross, Merrill Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. unpaged (4 p.) : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1965
1965]
Call number:
ND237.P816 A4 1965
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_686667

Edward Henry Potthast : 1857 to 1927

Author:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Chapellier Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Physical description:
[64] p. : plates (some col.), port. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1969
[pref. 1969]
Call number:
ND237.P816 A4 1969
N40.1.P863 C4
N40.1.P863C4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_90523

Eternal summer : the art of Edward Henry Potthast / edited by Julie Aronson ; contributions by Julie Aronson, Per Knutås, Carol Troyen, Cynthia Amnéus and Anne Buening

Editor of compilation:
Aronson, Julie  Search this
Artist:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927 Works Selections  Search this
Host institution:
Cincinnati Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Physical description:
240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2013
Call number:
N40.1.P863 C56 2013
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1015343

Edward Henry Potthast : more than one man / Patricia Jobe Pierce ; edited by Marco Apollo ; foreword by Prescott S. Bush, Jr

Author:
Pierce, Patricia Jobe  Search this
Apollo, Marco  Search this
Bush, Prescott S.. Jr  Search this
Pierce Galleries, Inc. (Hingham, Mass.)  Search this
Subject:
Potthast, Edward 1857-1927  Search this
Potthast, Edward Henry 1880-1941  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 158 p., [64] p. of plates, ports. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Art--Forgeries  Search this
Call number:
ND237.P816 P54 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_931515

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