06. Art Scholarship
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Papers and research files of art historian and collector Alfred Moir (1924-2010), containing photographs, research notes, correspondence, writings, and documents relating to his personal art collection. Art collecting content emphasizes Old Master drawings, while research content focuses on Italian baroque art, particularly the work of Caravaggio and his followers.
Typescript photocopies of the English translations of the correspondence and diary of Rosalba Carriera (1675-1757), prominent Italian portrait artist. Originally in French and Italian, the documents were translated by Anna Kleinman. Collection also includes explanatory footnotes, biographical sketches of correspondents, and microfilm of the original documents.
Correspondence, exhibition catalogues, press releases, newspaper clippings, and other printed material documenting the research conducted by the College Art Association for their publications, The Index of Twentieth Century Artists and Parnassus.
Research files of Howard M. Stoner (1933-2017) on the painter Albert Moore (1841-1893). Files contain correspondence, photographic materials, notes, photocopies of scholarship on Moore, and Stoner's unpublished manuscript on the artist.
Correspondence, photographs, printed material, and notes document John Hill Morgan's research on George Washington portraits and other early American works of art. Morgan (1870-1945), an assistant professor and curator of American painting at Yale University, was considered an authority on early American art, most notably of portraits of George Washington.