Archives of American Art

John Joseph Enneking papers

Collection ID:
Enneking, John J., 1841-1916
Physical Description:
79 Items
(on 2 partial reels of microfilm)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
14 sketchbooks, twenty sketches, seven photographs, a reprint of an interview, 1899, clippings and papers documenting Enneking's art career. Photographs depict Enneking, his work and his studio in Boston. Clippings discuss his exhibitions, his work and his life. Other items include a notebook containing financial notations, thoughts about religion, and exhibition notes, an address book dated 1904, a price list and inventory, and a 1914 letter relating to the purchase of a building for the Guild of Boston Artists.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter; Boston, Massachusetts. Born Minster, Ohio. In 1868 he went to Boston to study lithography. He lived in Paris and Munich from 1873-1876. In 1876 he returned to Boston and opened a studio. He exhibited at the Paris Expo 1900. His work is in the collection of the Worcester Museum and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 877 and 960 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender after microfilmimng.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilmimng in 1975 by Mr. Enneking Long, the grandson of John J. Enneking.

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
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