Frank Vincent DuMond papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dumofran
Creators:
DuMond, Frank Vincent, 1865-1951
Dates:
1866-1982
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.8 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material (1878-1945), letters (1883-1928), business records (1898-1909), art works (1885-1887), scrapbooks (1885-1982), printed material (1884-1978), and photographs (1866-1974) document the career of painter and instructor Frank Vincent DuMond.
Scope and Contents
Biographical materials include a biographical account and a history of the DuMond family, 2 resumes and a graduation certificate. Correspondents include DuMond, his wife Helen Savier, his parents, various family members and friends and colleagues. Three letters, one from Reginald Marsh, discuss the murals created for the Hotel des Artistes. A 1917 letter from Frederic Clay Bartlett requests a letter of recommendation to the Century Club. Several letters (1887) from painter S. Jessie West discuss her thoughts and work.
Scope and Contents
Among the printed materials are clippings and obituaries, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and reproductions of DuMond's artworks. Art works include 9 sketches, 44 drawings and two sketchbooks, as well as a sketchbook kept by Helen Savier [Dumond], while she was a student at the Art Students League in 1893. Photographs show DuMond and his wife, family, friends, art classes, his works and the site of DuMond's murals at the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. Colleagues pictured include Lewis Cohen, Robert Beverly Hale, Stewart Klonis, Willard Leroy Metcalf, and Kenneth Hayes Miller. Twenty-two of the artists in a group photograph autographed the mat.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Frank Vincent DuMond (1865-1951) was a portrait and landscape painter from New York, N.Y. DuMond was born in Rochester, N.Y., in 1865. He studied at the Art Students League from 1884 to 1888 under William Sartain and Carroll Beckwith, and at the Academie Julian in Paris from 1889 to 1891 under Jules Lefebvre, Benjamin Constant and Boulanger. Upon returning to New York, DuMond became an illustrator for Harper's Weekly and Century magazines from 1885-1892. He was an instructor at the Art Students League from 1892-1951.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N70-75, N70-76, 53, 54, 3176 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Portions: Originals returned to lender, Elisabeth DuMond Perry, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials were loaned or given 1970-1984 by DuMond's daughter, Elisabeth DuMond Perry. Additional material was donated in 2005 by Robert Hubbard, who received them from his father-in-law Harry Condon, the caretaker for the Frank Dumond.

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.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid available at Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
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Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Cohen, Lewis, 1857-1915 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
DuMond, Helen Savier, 1872- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hale, Robert Beverly, 1901-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Klonis, Stewart, 1901-1989 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metcalf, Willard Leroy, 1858-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, 1872-1955 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gee, Richard V. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West, S. Jessie (Sarah Jessie) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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