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Old Man

Created by:
John Biggers, American, 1924 - 2001  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W x D (frame): 51 1/2 × 20 1/2 × 2 3/4 in. (130.8 × 52.1 × 7 cm)
H x W (unframed): 46 7/8 × 24 5/8 × 1 in. (119 × 62.5 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Date:
1946
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Communities  Search this
Men  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gerald and Anita Smith
Object number:
2012.162.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of John Biggers. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd590c39f56-f3b7-4e27-b619-034fe63e5105
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.162.2

David Alfaro Siqueiros letter of recommendation for Mort Dimondstein

Creator:
Siqueiros, David Alfaro, 1896-1974  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro, 1896-1974  Search this
Subject:
Dimondstein, Morton  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1952 Mar. 26
Topic:
Social realism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14969
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Heritage Gallery records, 1944-2000, bulk 1960-1998
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14969

Oral history interview with Theodore Roszak, 1963

Interviewee:
Roszak, Theodore, 1907-1981  Search this
Roszak, Theodore, 1907-1981  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Bellows, George  Search this
Hawthorne, Charles Webster  Search this
Luks, George Benjamin  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13294
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212025
AAA_collcode_roszak63
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212025

Oral history interview with Harold Lehman, 1997 Mar. 28

Interviewee:
Lehman, Harold, 1913-2006  Search this
Lehman, Harold, 1913-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Horr, Axel  Search this
Katz, Leo  Search this
Schwankovsky, Frederick John  Search this
Arenal, Luis  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Rosenberg, Harold  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Stanley, George M.  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Feitelson, Lorser  Search this
Lundeberg, Helen  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Greenberg, Clement  Search this
Blanch, Arnold  Search this
Kadish, Reuben  Search this
Maikowski, Max  Search this
de Laffiere, Jean  Search this
Armiduke, Merle  Search this
McCoy, Stanley  Search this
Mahl, Carla  Search this
Serstadt, Louie  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Communism  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12894
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216498
AAA_collcode_lehman97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216498
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Research material on Reginald Marsh, 1921-1975

Creator:
Sasowsky, Norman  Search this
Sasowsky, Norman  Search this
Subject:
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Topic:
Social realism  Search this
Prints -- 20th century  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9064
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211257
AAA_collcode_sasonorm
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211257

Moses Soyer papers, circa 1905-1974

Creator:
Soyer, Moses, 1899-1974  Search this
Soyer, Moses, 1899-1974  Search this
Subject:
Baskin, Leonard  Search this
Newman, Arnold  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Soyer, David  Search this
Soyer, Ida  Search this
Burliuk, David  Search this
Cikovsky, Nicolai  Search this
Dobkin, Alexander  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sketches
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9462
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211660
AAA_collcode_soyemose
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211660
Online Media:

Raphael Soyer papers, 1933-1989

Creator:
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987  Search this
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987  Search this
Subject:
De Francia, Peter  Search this
Burliuk, David  Search this
Bratby, John  Search this
Baranik, Rudolf  Search this
Ahlas, Lambro  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Singer, Isaac Bashevis  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum  Search this
Lasker, Joe  Search this
Hirsch, Joseph  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Writings
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Realism  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9465
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211663
AAA_collcode_soyeraph
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211663
Online Media:

David Shapiro papers, 1942-1987

Creator:
Shapiro, David, 1916-  Search this
Shapiro, David, 1916-  Search this
Subject:
Society of American Graphic Artists  Search this
Topic:
Prints -- 20th century  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10456
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213864
AAA_collcode_shapdavi
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213864

Moses Soyer letter, [undated]

Creator:
Soyer, Moses, 1899-1974  Search this
Soyer, Moses, 1899-1974  Search this
Subject:
Schimmel, Herbert D.  Search this
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Realism  Search this
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10475
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213887
AAA_collcode_soyemosl
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213887

Raphael Soyer lecture, 1960

Creator:
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987  Search this
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987  Search this
Subject:
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6511
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215765
AAA_collcode_soyerapl
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215765

Ruth Gikow papers, 1933-1982

Creator:
Gikow, Ruth Levine, 1915-1982  Search this
Gikow, Ruth Levine, 1915-1982  Search this
Subject:
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Levine, Jack  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Hopper, Jo N. (Josephine Nivison)  Search this
Nordness, Lee  Search this
Drewes, Werner  Search this
Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Jewish artists  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7065
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209198
AAA_collcode_gikoruth
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209198

Ben Goldstein letters, 1967-1971

Creator:
Goldstein, Ben  Search this
Goldstein, Ben  Search this
Subject:
Becker, Maurice  Search this
Topic:
Social problems in art  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Prisoners as artists  Search this
Political cartoons  Search this
Politics in art  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7258
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209408
AAA_collcode_goldben
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209408

Marion Greenwood papers, 1883

Creator:
Greenwood, Marion, 1909-1970  Search this
Greenwood, Marion, 1909-1970  Search this
Subject:
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Women artists -- Mexico  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Muralists -- Mexico  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8253
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210424
AAA_collcode_greemari
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210424
Online Media:

Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999

Creator:
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010  Search this
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010  Search this
Subject:
Updike, John  Search this
Tooker, George  Search this
Sorini, Emiliano  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Gikow, Ruth  Search this
Friedan, Betty  Search this
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur)  Search this
Dobkin, Alexander  Search this
Paul VI, Pope  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene  Search this
Probst, Joachim  Search this
Levine, David  Search this
Lee, Gypsy Rose  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Lasansky, Mauricio  Search this
Bocour, Leonard  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Close, Chuck  Search this
Coen, Eleanor  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Bloom, Hyman  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Peterdi, Gabor  Search this
Terkel, Studs  Search this
Hirsch, Joseph  Search this
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters  Search this
Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Student drawings
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Drawings
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Jewish artists  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9139
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211333
AAA_collcode_levijack
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211333
Online Media:

Matthew Baigell papers, [ca. 1965-1985]

Creator:
Baigell, Matthew, 1933-  Search this
Baigell, Matthew, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Weichsel, John  Search this
Davis, Stuart  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy  Search this
Sherman, Hoyt Leon  Search this
Gottlieb, Harry  Search this
Gropper, William  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Lozowick, Louis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Cubism  Search this
Regionalism  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5835
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208675
AAA_collcode_baigmatt
Theme:
Diaries
Art Theory and Historiography
Art Movements and Schools
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208675

Jerry Bywaters interview, 1976 Feb. 13

Creator:
Bywaters, Jerry, 1906-1989  Search this
Marshall, Kinsey  Search this
Bywaters, Jerry, 1906-1989  Search this
Subject:
Public Works of Art Project (Tex.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- Texas  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9098
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211292
AAA_collcode_bywajerr2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211292

Morning

Artist:
John R. Grabach, born Newark, NJ 1886-died 1981  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 1/8 x 42 1/4 in. (91.6 x 107.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917
Topic:
Figure female\head  Search this
State of being\other\sleep  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\bedroom  Search this
Object\furniture\bed  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1979.119.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 29A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7094e8f6e-49c9-437d-88c5-0f245f3a9a6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.119.2

Richard Watson Gilder

Artist:
Cecilia Beaux, 1 May 1855 - 17 Sep 1942  Search this
Sitter:
Richard Watson Gilder, 8 Feb 1844 - 18 Nov 1909  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 128.9 x 99.4 x 7cm (50 3/4 x 39 1/8 x 2 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1902-1903
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Richard Watson Gilder: Male  Search this
Richard Watson Gilder: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Richard Watson Gilder: Literature\Editor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Rodman and Mary Ellen Gilder
Object number:
NPG.98.77
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm476756986-05e2-4548-ae9b-cebe237451ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.98.77

A Hard Problem: An Aldine Publishing Co. Engraving attributed to Thomas Brooks

Maker:
Aldine Publishing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
print: 16 cm x 11 cm x 7.4 cm; 6 5/16 in x 4 11/32 in x 2 29/32 in
image: 13 1/2 in x 9 1/4 in; 34.29 cm x 23.495 cm
Object Name:
print
delete line
delete line
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1876-1877
Subject:
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Richard Lodish American School Collection
ID Number:
2014.0244.335
Accession number:
2014.0244.
Catalog number:
2014.0244.335
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Education
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-cc0c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814233
Online Media:

Study for Clearing

Artist:
Robert Gwathmey, American, b. Richmond, Virginia, 1903–1988  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
14 9/16 x 11 1/2 in. (36.9 x 29.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
(before 1988, probably much earlier)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Stephen E. Weil and Wendy Luke in honor of James T. Demetrion, 2001
Accession Number:
01.22
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Social Realism
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2fa851571-14c3-4eaa-bcb4-b3e52f356a2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_01.22

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