Archives of American Art

Elizabeth Spalding lecture

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.spaleliz
Creators:
Spalding, Elisabeth, 1868?-1954
Dates:
1944 Nov. 21
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.1 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A 42 page lecture titled "A Portrait (of Henry McCarter)," delivered by Spalding at the Fortnightly Club in Denver. Spalding describes her life as a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' summer school, her studies, and memories of McCarter. Included are excerpts from McCarter's letters, notes taken in McCarter's class which describe his ideas about color and reconstruct his years in Paris from conversations. Also included are comments about the Albert Barnes Collection, and about the art establishment.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Philadelphia, Pa., New York, N.Y., and Denver, Colo. Spalding met art instructor and painter Henry McCarter when she studied at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, ca. 1915-1918.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3658 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original in: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed in 1985 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCarter, Henry, 1866-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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