10. Images of Artists and Artwork
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The American Art Association, a New York art gallery and auction house, was founded in 1883 by James F. Sutton, R. Austin Robertson, and Thomas E. Kirby. The records date from 1877-1924, but the bulk of the material documents a selection of auction sales run by the gallery from 1910 through 1923. The collection contains correspondence, approximately 1,000 photographs, handwritten and typed notes, fragments of a typed manuscript on the American Art Association, and printed material.
Photographs and reproductions of examples of American architecture, including residences, public buildings, and religious buildings. Also includes photographs of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition held in San Francisco, California in 1915 and photographs of the interior of the Players Club in New York City.
Albums containing photographs and descriptions of artwork that passed through the hands of the Bignou Gallery (New York) during the 1930s and 1940s.
Catalog of the art collection of George Jay Gould, railroad executive, containing photographs and accompanying typed information for 37 paintings.
Records document works of art that passed through the Coe Kerr Gallery, arranged alphabetically by artist's last name, and mainly contain photographs and/or descriptions of the works of art, including provenance information. The Coe Kerr Gallery operated from 1968 to 1993 and handled a variety of 19th and 20th century American artists including Andrew Wyeth, Mary Cassatt, and John Singer Sargent.
The international artists featured in this growing collection include painters, sculptors and muralists born in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Their images were captured by various photographers and printmakers in a variety of settings and portrait styles. Formats include cabinet cards, postcards, prints on paper, and photographs. Seven of the photographs were signed by the artists, four of which were personally addressed to Mrs. Adelaide Frick (wife of Henry Clay Frick).
The records of Peter H. Davidson & Co., Inc. provide a picture of an independent art dealer operating a firm in New York during the 1970s and 1980s. The records include artist files, stock books, subject files and correspondence.
Seventy-four photographs of artists in their Paris studios circa 1885-1890, collected by artist Frank W. Stokes.
Research files of art historian Richard P. Wunder, containing artwork files, photographs, correspondence, writings and notes. Content mostly consists of his research on Gian Paolo Panini, though Hyacinthe Rigaud, Emmanuel Leutze, and architectural and theatre drawings are prominent topics as well.