Sydney Richmond Burleigh sketchbooks

Collection ID:
Burleigh, Sydney Richmond, 1853-1931
Physical Description:
9 Volumes

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Nine sketchbooks with drawings from art classes, from his travels in England, France, Holland, Italy, and Switzerland, and for book illustrations. Three photographs of Burleigh and one of his house in Little Compton, Rhode Island, were inserted in the sketchbooks and have been microfilmed with them.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and illustrator. Burleigh studied under Paul Laurens in Paris. He was founder of the Art Workers Guild as well as an officer in the Providence Art Club from 1886 to 1931.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3554 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals are in the Providence [Rhode Island] Art Club.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1985 by the Providence Art Club.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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