Reproductive prints after Peter Paul Rubens, Honoré Daumier, Antonio Fabrès Costa, Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema, Louis Tocqué. Subjects include blacks in art, the miracles of St. Benoit, art collectors and collecting, artists's studios, janizaries and a portrait of a woman
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers, 1878-1964 (20.6 linear feet) of museum curator, director, and art scholar William Mills Ivins (1881-1961) consist of correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, and Ivins family papers. Ivins was Curator of Prints, 1916-1946, Assistant Director, 1933-1938, and Acting Director, 1938-1940 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence with art historians, art dealers, museum curators, print and book collectors, and artists concerning the history of print making, book design and illustration, print collectors and collecting, exhibitions, and museum administration. Also found are Ivins' published and unpublished writings and lectures, and notes. The collection contains some Ivins' family papers including family correspondence, genealogies, and photographs.
Holograph poem signed, "To Lady Blessington" : 2 Jan 1849 : (BLES 1.067a) : 1 p.; in ink; begins, "When wintry winds in wild career, / Howl requiems for the bygone year ." With the excised address panel from the letter cover. Mounted in v. 1 of the Blessington Papers. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
Arthur Davison Ficke (1883-1946) was a poet, author and collector of Japanese and Chinese art. Collection contains handwritten and typewritten documents, printed matter and negatives. Most of the papers are notes for lectures Ficke gave on Far Eastern art during the 1930s and 1940s. Also, some correspondence regarding these lectures. Correspondents include photographer Arnold Genthe and Japanese print collectors Louis V. Ledoux and Judson D. Metzgar. Other papers concern Ficke's collection of Japanese and Chinese art. Papers postdating Ficke's death are those of his widow, Gladys Brown Ficke, and pertain to a revision of his book Chats on Japanese Prints, originally published in 1915.
Baltimore Museum of Art - Archives and Manuscripts Collections
The Marie and John Schwarz Scrapbook, compiled by Marie Schwarz, contains newspaper articles, obituaries, small publications, illustrated letters, hand-made greeting cards, and a few photographs relating to John Schwarz's antiques business in Baltimore, Maryland. Antiques-related items concern collectors and collecting, other dealers such as Joseph Kindig, Jr., auctions, two furniture exhibition held at The Baltimore Museum of Art in 1947, and photographs of John Schwarz Antique⁰́₉s booth at a show in Towson. Among the unrelated items are: articles about Jane I. Schwarz, their artist daughter-in-law; obituaries and articles about individuals, many from Baltimore who most likely were friends; and illustrated letters from Samson Feldman and Sadie Feldman, and other artwork by Samson Feldman