07. Artists' Papers and Correspondence
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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, newspaper clippings, photographs, and research material regarding the work of American painter and founder of the Cape Cod School of Art, Charles W. Hawthorne.
Correspondence and other material from eighteenth and nineteenth century British artists believed to have been assembled by author and art authority Charles Henry Hart.
Correspondence and records of the descendants of painter Gustavus Hesselius. Correspondents include Hesselius' granddaughter, Elizabeth Henderson Wertmüller; her mother, Lydia Hesselius Henderson; her aunt, Mary Hesselius; and other relatives. Letters concern personal and business matters.
Artwork, exhibition catalogs, writings, and clippings that document the career of artist and art educator Josef Albers.
Diaries, notebooks, and other notes regarding the work of New York City portraitist, still life painter, and art instructor, Raymond P. R. Neilson. Collection also includes some correspondence regarding portrait commissions.
Registro Generale: Inventory of all the works, tools, utensils, and other articles necessary for the profession of silversmith, gilder, and caster of every sort, various stones, hard and soft, cut and uncut, in the shop of Signor Giuseppe Valadier in the year MDCCCX
Collection consists of a detailed 380-page manuscript inventory of the 18 rooms comprising Valadier's workshop in Rome in 1810. The inventory includes tools and utensils of various trades, particularly silversmiths, founders, gilders, bronze workers, ébénistes, and hardstone gem engravers. Also lists raw materials, models, drawings, and completed works found in the workshop. Contents are arranged by room.