Archives of American Art

Birge Harrison writings on landscape painting

Collection ID:
Harrison, Birge, 1854-1929
[ca. 1900-1909]
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Portions of a manuscript for Harrison's book, LANDSCAPE PAINTING; part handwritten, part typed. Water damage has made some pages illegible. The published contains Harrison's statement that the book is a "fulfillment of a promise to put into permanent form certain impromtu talks on landscape painting given before the Art Students' League in New York in its summer school at Woodstock, N.Y."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, writer; Woodstock, N.Y. Full name Lovell or Lowell Birge Harrison.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by N. Robert Cestone, an art dealer and painting restorer. He was given the manuscript by Bela Bordas, former owner of the Bordas Art Shop, New Rochelle, N.Y. Mr. Bordas, who is deceased, received the material from his friend, the artist Robert Emmett Owen.

Using the Collection
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Landscape painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harrison, Birge, 1854-1929 -- Landscape painting Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ciarrocchi, Ray, 1933- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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