Philip Martiny papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.martphil
Creators:
Martiny, Philip, 1858-1927
Dates:
1858-1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, printed material, and lists of commissions. The material was compiled by Martiny's grandson, Raymond J. Linder.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2156: Correspondence, mostly xeroxed copies, 1901-1925; research correspondence of Linder concerning Martiny, 1972-1973; a 16 p. list of 75 of Martiny's sculpture commissions executed ca. 1887-1924, with brief biographical notes compiled by Linder; sketches and a sketchbook/schoolbook, 1871-1872; invitations, sculpture dedication programs, clippings, Martiny's birth certificate, and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2223: Photographs, ca. 1883-1905, mostly of Martiny's works of art; and photos of Martiny, his studio, family and friends, home, and other personal photos. Also included are two group photos, one taken in Augustus Saint-Gaudens's studio, ca. 1883, with Kenyon Cox, Richard Watson Gilder, Martiny, Francis Millet, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Julian Alden Weir, and Stanford White, and one of the painters and sculptors who participated in the Columbian Exposition of 1893.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: 138 photographs of Martiny's sculpture and sculpture models; 4 photographs of Martiny with other artists; an inventory of sculpture photographs and a "List of Commissions" (47 p., 1996), both compiled by Linder; printed material about Martiny, ca. 1895-1950, including newspaper and magazine articles, exhibition catalogs, and programs; Martiny letterhead stationery; and a pencil sketch by Martiny for the Richard Watson Gilder monument.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, New York, N.Y. Born in Alsace, France. Studied under Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm rolls 2156 and 2223 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1973-1975 and 1997 by Raymond J. Linder, grandson of Martiny.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' studios -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White, Stanford, 1853-1906 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linder, Raymond J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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