Research material on Scott Leighton

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bainsher
Creators:
Bain, Sherwood E., 1922-
Dates:
1977-1982
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research material on artist Scott Leighton compiled by Sherwood Bain in preparation for an article published in ANTIQUES magazine, 1978.
Scope and Contents
Included are correspondence about Leighton and his paintings; card files and research notes on Leighton's paintings; a biographical sketch written by Bain; photocopies of articles about Leighton; exhibition catalogs; a research file on artist Delbert Dana Coombs; and photographs and negatives of Leighton's works, his grave, and home.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sherwood Bain is a stockbroker and amateur art historian residing in Boston. Scott Leighton (full name Nicholas Winfield Leighton) was an animal painter who first worked in Portland, Maine, and periodically worked with Currier & Ives after his move to Boston in 1875.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Sherwood Bain.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Animals in art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Animals in art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Animal painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leighton, Scott, 1848-1898 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coombs, Delbert Dana, 1850-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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