Willard Leroy Metcalf sketchbooks

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.metcwill
Creators:
Metcalf, Willard Leroy, 1858-1925
Dates:
1879-1882
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Volumes
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Four sketchbooks representing Metcalf's early sketches.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter, illustrator; New York City.Born 1858. Died 1925. Willard Metcalf was one of a group known as The Ten American Painters. He worked in the Southwest U.S. painting Zuni Indians 1881-1883. He was associated with artists' colonies in Old Lyme, Conn., and Cornish, N.H.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D105 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1963 by IBM, who acquired the sketchbooks along with a painting they purchased for their company collection.

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
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Landscape painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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