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Charles Coleman Sellers papers

Creator:
Sellers, Charles Coleman, 1903-  Search this
Names:
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Peale family  Search this
Benbridge, Henry, 1743-1812  Search this
Claypoole, James, ca. 1743-1800  Search this
Conarroe, George W., 1803-1882 or 4  Search this
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824  Search this
Eichholtz, Jacob, 1776-1842  Search this
Field, Erastus Salisbury, 1805-1900  Search this
Guy, Francis, 1760-1820  Search this
Harrison, Birge, 1854-1929  Search this
Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859  Search this
McMurtrie, James, fl. 1843-1864  Search this
Munkácsy, Mihály, 1844-1900  Search this
Pine, Robert Edge, 1730?-1788  Search this
Roesen, Severin, ca. 1815-ca. 1872  Search this
Rudy, Charles, 1904-  Search this
Rush, William, 1756-1833  Search this
Smibert, John, 1688-1751  Search this
Vanderlyn, John, 1775-1852  Search this
Wollaston, John, fl. 1736-1767  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1940]-1978
Scope and Contents:
Artists files containing photographs and correspondence on artists Henry Benbridge, James Claypoole, George Washington Conarroe, John Singleton Copley, Joseph Delaplaine, Jacob Eichholtz, Erastus Salisbury Field, Francis Guy, Lowell Birge Harrison, Robert Charles Leslie, James McMurtrie, Mihaly Munkacsy, Robert Edge Pine, Severin Roesen, Charles Rudy, William Rush, John Smibert, John Vanderlyn, and John Wollaston. Also included are correspondence files pertaining to artistic subjects with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Peale family descendents (about Peale family artists), and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian; Carlisle, Penn. Died 1980. Author of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN IN PORTRAITURE (1962) and MR PEALE'S MUSEUM: CHARLES WILSON PEALE AND THE FIRST POPULAR MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE AND ART (1980) and other works.
Related Materials:
Charles Sellers papers also located at Dickinson College.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the American Philosophical Society by Sellers' estate.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Pennsylvania -- Carlisle  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- United States  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.sellchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sellchar

All Wars Memorial to Penn Alumni, (sculpture)

Title:
War Memorial Flagpole, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Architect:
Simon, Grant  Search this
Medium:
Figure group: bronze; Base: black granite
Type:
Sculptures-Flagstaff
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Pennsylvania Office of the Curator 100 College Hall Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104
Located University of Pennsylvania 33rd Street & Smith Walk Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104
Date:
1951. Dedicated Dec. 15, 1952
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Allegory--Civic--War  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001620
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12654

Edgar Allan Poe, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Founder:
Modern Art Foundry  Search this
Subject:
Poe, Edgar Allan  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: pink granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Commonwealth of Virginia Division of Engineering and Buildings 203 Governor Street Richmond Virginia 23219
Located Virginia State Capitol Capitol Square Richmond Virginia
Date:
1957. Installed Jan. 30, 1959. Dedicated Oct. 7, 1959
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Poet  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75008426
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_14759

Joy Ride, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Brookgreen Gardens Murrells Inlet South Carolina 29576
Date:
1933
Topic:
Figure male--Nude  Search this
Animal--Pig  Search this
Control number:
IAS 64300261
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_25364

Noah, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Architect:
Ellett, Thomas Harlan 1880-1951  Search this
Simon, Louis A.  Search this
Medium:
Relief: limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States General Services Administration Regional Historic Preservation Office 6 Griffin Road Windsor Connecticut 06006
Located Bronx Central Post Office 558 Grand Concourse North facade Bronx New York
Date:
1935. 1938
Topic:
Religion--Old Testament--Noah  Search this
Architecture--Boat  Search this
Animal--Sheep  Search this
Animal--Bird  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY000174
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_320093

(Frieze), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Lehigh County Maintenance Department 455 Hamilton Street, Lehigh County Courthouse Allentown Pennsylvania 18101
Located Lehigh County Courthouse Hamilton Street facade Allentown Pennsylvania
Date:
Installed 1964
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Law--Judge  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA001325
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_340668

New Sire, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
James A. Michener Art Museum 138 South Pine Street Doylestown Pennsylvania 18901
Date:
1944
Topic:
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAS 66770092
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_421082

Shorn Medusa, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
James A. Michener Art Museum 138 South Pine Street Doylestown Pennsylvania 18901
Date:
1959
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Medusa  Search this
Control number:
IAS 66770093
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_421083

Portrait of George Sotter, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Subject:
Sotter, George  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
James A. Michener Art Museum 138 South Pine Street Doylestown Pennsylvania 18901
Topic:
Portrait male--Head  Search this
Occupation--Art--Artist  Search this
Control number:
IAS 66770094
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_421084

The Year's at the Spring, And Day's at the Morn, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Medal
Owner/Location:
National Gallery of Art Fourth Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20565
Date:
Ca. 1958
Topic:
Landscape--Time--Morning  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Animal--Bird  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Animal Husbandry  Search this
Landscape--Season--Spring  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Sowing  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08260196
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_463652

Pippa's Song, (sculpture)

Title:
Society of Medalists - 57th Issue, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Medal
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Harvard University Fogg Museum 32 Quincy Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 Accession Number: 1958.89
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Sowing  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Animal--Bird--Duck  Search this
Control number:
IAS 20780216
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_332455

Men at Work, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Painted terra cotta
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Michigan State University Yakeley Hall East Lansing Michigan 48824
Date:
1946
Topic:
Occupation--Cook  Search this
Control number:
IAS 24310060
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_294269

Women at Work, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Painted terra cotta
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Michigan State University Yakeley Hall East Lansing Michigan 48824
Date:
1946
Topic:
Occupation--Art  Search this
Occupation--Industry  Search this
Allegory--Life--Womanhood  Search this
Control number:
IAS 24310061
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_294270

Salome, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
National Academy of Design 1083 Fifth Avenue New York New York 10128
Date:
1961
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Salome  Search this
Control number:
IAS 36270188
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_294380

Pekin Drake, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Pentelic marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Topic:
Animal--Bird--Duck  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001552
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12340

Reclining Girl, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Vermont marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Date:
1940
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001553
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12341

Lorraine Rudy, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Subject:
Rudy, Lorraine  Search this
Medium:
Bronze with black
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19118
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001641
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12675

Bull Calf, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Medium:
Granite
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19118
Topic:
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001642
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12676

Head of George Sotter, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Subject:
Sotter, George  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Carnegie Institute Museum of Art 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15213 Accession Number: 69.26
Date:
1939
Topic:
Portrait male--Head  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001689
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12722

John Lloyd Newcomb, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rudy, Charles 1904-1986  Search this
Subject:
Newcomb, John Lloyd  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of Virginia Alderman Library Memorial Hall Charlottesville Virginia 22901
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75008314
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_14654

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