Albert du Vannes photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.duvaalbe
Creators:
Du Vannes, Albert, 1881-1962
Dates:
1896-1950
bulk 1898-1906
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
25 Items
photographic prints
some sepia toned
19 x 24 cm. and smaller.
4 Photographic prints
col.
10 x 15 cm.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
25 photographs, including several posed portraits, of du Vannes, du Vannes with his wives, with a client, painting in his St. Paul and New York studios, and in his New York art gallery. Also included are four color photos, including one of du Vannes' son, Armand, with paintings by his father, mother, and a portrait of Armand by Benton Scott, and one each of the paintings. A caricature of du Vannes from the St. Paul Dispatch, ca. 1902, captioned "Albert di Giovanni - The Young St. Paul Artist Who Left for New York Yesterday," signed Rhodes, and a brief biography of du Vannes by his son complete the collection.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape and portrait painter, art dealer; New York, N.Y. Born Albert Di Giovanni in Naples, Italy. Came to the U.S. in 1894, first to St. Paul, Minnesota, moving ca. 1902 to New York City. Later gave up painting and opened up an art gallery. Changed his name in 1926. Died in Naples, Italy.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1990 by Armand du Vannes, Albert du Vannes' son.

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
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Artists' studios -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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