University of Nebraska - Archives and Special Collections
Collection contains photographs of paintings (mainly Western art) ranging from the 12th to present
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
Collection consists primarily of Fielding's study notes for Life and Works of Thomas Sully and Life Portraits of Washington. It includes 273 photographs of Sully portraits that correspond to the catalogue in Life Works of Thomas Sully; an incomplete set of proof pages from Life Works with comments made by Fielding; 23 letters from Lawrence Park to Fielding concerning Gilbert Stuart portraits; 14 letters from Thomas B. Clarke about Stuart's portraits of George Washington; 125 pieces of correspondence from various individuals and galleries mostly pertaining to portraits of George Washington; a set of clippings, photographs, pages from gallery catalogs, and notes on American artists; a scrapbook with pictures from catalogs relating to European artists; 190 photographs of Washington portraits with notes that correspond to items listed in Life Portraits of Washington; 180 photographs, notes, and engravings that address Washington portraits done by unknown artists or that are of ... Read More
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
This collection primarily contains correspondence between Eunice Chambers and various scholars, museum directors, libraries, and art collectors between 1930-1967. Most letters pertain to the numerous early American portraits that Chambers collected and resold. She often approached private owners of particular paintings and wrote to them, asking if they would be willing to sell their items. Chambers also actively solicited purchasers for her paintings. Often, she would go to great lengths to thoroughly research the provenance of the works and the history of the subjects of these paintings. Through the help of various libraries and scholars, she was able to attribute several unidentified paintings
American Philosophical Society
The collection consists of personal documents and correspondence. Many of the letters are about family matters, such as vacation plans, and upcoming excursions. It also contains several manuscripts written by Neagle, including one on the proper way to care for paintings. There is also genealogical material for both the Neagle and Sully families -- Of particular interest are Neagle's notes on the history of painting and his manuscript sketches of his career as an artist
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
This collection consists of manuscript, typescript, carbon copy, and printed text drafts, galley proofs, and page proofs, for the first two editions of Art and Education, published by The Barnes Foundation Press
Barnes Foundation Archives
This collection consists of background materials, travel notes, manuscript and typescript drafts, galley proofs, page proofs, final printed text blocks, and promotional materials for the three editions of The Art in Painting by Albert C. Barnes. Background materials in this collection include notes taken by students in the course in art appreciation sponsored by the Barnes Foundation and taught by Thomas Munro at the University of Pennsylvania in 1925, as well as travel notes gathered by Dr. Barnes and his staff during the course of several trips abroad in the 1920s and 1930s. Drafts are frequently corrected by Dr. Barnes and by his associates Laurence Buermeyer, Laura V. Geiger, Philip Jenney, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, Nelle E. Mullen, Thomas Munro, and Cynthia Flannery Stine. These drafts provide evidence of Dr. Barnes's work methods, which were highly collaborative, and demonstrate the evolution of his thinking on art. Early drafts of the first edition painting analyses ... Read More
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
This collection contains original documents and approximately 70 historic black and white photographs of paintings of and by Peale family members. Original documents are from Charles Willson, Rembrandt, and Rubens. Most documents are business letters concerning exhibits, transportation of paintings, and works in progress. Photostats of two letters from Charles Willson to Thomas Jefferson and a copy of Practical Treatise on Painting in Oil Colors, London: B. and J. White, 1795, annotated by Rembrandt, are included. Of particular interest is a manuscript in Rembrandt's hand of his lecture entitled, "Washington and his Portraits." In this lecture, delivered several times between 1858-1860, Rembrandt describes George Washington and the circumstances in which various artists, including himself and his father, painted him
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
Collection deals almost exclusively with Gilbert Stuart. Park corresponded with owners of paintings by Stuart and with Charles Henry Hart, a noted authority on art and the history of portraiture. This correspondence concerns Stuart's subjects and their family genealogies, dimensions of portraits, their dates, and provenance. Notes and biographical information on Stuart are also included
Getty Research Institute
Collection consists of two manuscript volumes and one volume of engravings and drawings for Seroux d'Agincourt's history of architecture and art in the Middle Ages, with a volume of ca. 127 letters and documents sent between the author, his editors and publisher. The letters concern publication of the work, and the decision to deposit the original manuscripts in the Vatican Library. Included also is a small file of papers regarding the sale of the volumes in the early 1900s. With the volume of engravings and drawings is included 16 pages of handwritten text. The work was eventually published in 24 parts between 1810 and 1823 by Treutttel & Würtz


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