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07. Artists' Papers and Correspondence

 Record Group
Identifier: 07

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Kleinman Research Files on Rosalba Carriera

Identifier: MS.009

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.

Dates: undated

Artists' Correspondence Collection

Identifier: MS.022
Scope and Content Note A collection of approximately 25 letters from various artists received by the Frick Art Reference Library as gifts. The letters were received from different donors over the course of 70 years, and were gathered into a single collection of artists' letters. The artists are mainly nineteenth and early twentieth century. Subjects discussed in the letters are both personal and professional, including some references to the artists' works. The content of the letter is noted when possible; some...
Dates: 1596 - 1925; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1917

Charles W. Hawthorne Papers

Identifier: MS.005

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.

Dates: 1904-1947

Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century British Artists Collection

Identifier: MS.027

Correspondence and other material from eighteenth and nineteenth century British artists believed to have been assembled by author and art authority Charles Henry Hart.

Dates: 1756-1838

Helen Clay Frick Papers, Series VI: Research Files on Jean Antoine Houdon

Identifier: HCFF.02.06
Abstract Helen Clay Frick (1888-1984), daughter of industrialist and art collector Henry Clay Frick, had a lifelong interest in art history, particularly in the French sculptor Jean Antoine Houdon (1741-1828). This resulted in nearly 50 years of research, for which she enlisted Frick Art Reference Library staff members as well as outside consultants in her work. These research files contain typed and handwritten research notes, correspondence, photographs, Frick Art Reference Library photo mounts,...
Dates: 1802?-1976, undated

Hesselius Family Papers

Identifier: MS.011

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.

Dates: 1780-1820s

Josef Albers Papers

Identifier: MS.036

Artwork, exhibition catalogs, writings, and clippings that document the career of artist and art educator Josef Albers.

Dates: 1933-1961

Raymond P. R. Neilson Papers

Identifier: MS.006

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.

Dates: circa 1930-1950s

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

Identifier: MS.104
Scope and Content Note

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.

Dates: 1810, 1827

Sister Mary of the Compassion [Constance Mary Rowe] Collection

Identifier: MS.039
Abstract The artist Sister Mary of the Compassion (1908-1977), formerly known as Constance Mary Rowe, created works in a wide range of media, including paintings, book illustrations, greeting and holy cards, silver and gold jewelry, mosaic reredos, and embroidered panels. Her works, both religious and secular, were often sold to support the Blue Chapel monastery, a Community of the Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary in Union City, N.J. The collection contains holy cards and greeting cards made by...
Dates: circa 1959-1970s