Frederick Arthur Bridgman papers

Collection ID:
Bridgman, Frederick Arthur, 1847-1928
Physical Description:
24 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographic reproductions of a sketchbook/scrapbook, photographs, and a handwritten genealogy of the Bridgman family; and a photocopy of a catalog of the sale of the contents of Bridgman's studio after his death.
Scope and Contents
The sketchbook contains pencil and ink drawings, some of Bridgman's children, a few clippings, a genealogy, a program and a letter. The photographs show Bridgman, his family, and his Paris studio, 146 Blvd. Malesheherbes. The sales catalog, "Atelier F.A. Bridgman," (32 p.) was for paintings and objects of Bridgman's, held Nov. 25-26, 1929 at Hotel Drouot, Paris, and handled by Galerie A.M. Reitlinger.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bridgman was an American born painter who studied and lived in Paris. He is best known for his paintings of North Africa.

Reproduction Note
All photographic reproductions and/or photocopies.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The items were copied as part of the Archives of American Art's Paris Survey Project, November 1993 and should serve as study purposes only not to be reproduced. The originals are in the possession of anonymous Bridgman descendants.

Using the Collection
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