Hedley Rhys papers relating to Maurice Prendergast

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.rhyshedl
Creators:
Rhys, Hedley Howell
Dates:
1938-1988
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Rhys' resume; letters, 1975-1988, regarding attribution or sale of Maurice Prendergast art works; Rhys' unpublished manuscript on Prendergast, "The Legend," ca. 1960, and his dissertation "Maurice Prendergast: Sources and Development of His Style" (Harvard, 1953); and printed material on Maurice and Charles Prendergast, 1938-1989, including exhibition catalogs and announcments, clippings, a brochure, an invitation to a sale, and reproductions. Also included is a booklet, JAMES WILSON MORRICE (Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1947) by Donald W. Buchanan.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian; Swarthmore, Pa. Prendergast was a painter, watercolorist and graphic artist, New York, N.Y. and Boston, Mass., and the subject of Rhys' dissertation (1953) and book (1960).

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Jean O. Rhys, widow of Hedley Rhys.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art historians -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prendergast, Charles, 1863-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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