R. L. Ormond material relating to John Singer Sargent

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ormorl
Creators:
Ormond, Richard
Dates:
1851-1979
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Typescripts of Sargent letters to various people, 1883-1923, and photographs from an exhibition on Sargent.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1407: Typescripts of 34 letters, mostly from Sargent to Emily Sargent, Miss Stephens, and to his sister, Mrs. F. Ormond.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1820: 49 photographs and a catalog from "John Singer Sargent and the Edwardian Age: The Documents," an exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1979, organized jointly by the Leeds Art Galleries,the National Portrait Gallery, London, and the Detroit Institute of Arts, including photograph reproductions of Sargent, his parents, other family members, and his Chelsea studio; photos of Henry James, John D. Rockefeller, and Woodrow Wilson, with photographs of Sargent's portraits of them; photos of other Sargent sketches and paintings; and a photo reproduction of Paul Helleu at work in his studio.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sargent was a portrait painter; London, England. R. L. (Richard L.) Ormond is Sargent's great nephew and a Sargent scholar. Sargent was born in Florence and educated in Europe. Portrayed members of high society and aristocracy and became one of the most sought after portraitists of his day.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1407 and 1820 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Letters are: typescripts.
Reproduction Note
Photographs are: copyprints.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the possession of the donor, Richard L. Ormond.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Typescripts donated 1968 and the exhibition related photographs and catalog in 1979 by R. L. Ormond. The exhibition was organized jointly by Ormond from the National Portrait Gallery, London, and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Other Title
Other Title
Microfilm title: John Singer Sargent

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.
Conditions Governing Use
Photographs and letters: Authorization to publish or reproduce must be obtained from R.L. Ormond, 8 Holly Terrace.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painting -- England -- London -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' studios -- England -- London -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- England -- London Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Helleu, Paul, 1859-1927 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
James, Henry, 1843-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Detroit Institute of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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