Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.watrjame
Creators:
Watrous, James, 1908-
Dates:
[ca. 1933-1966]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
(on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research and teaching files relating to murals, painted ca. 1933-1966, many for the Public Works of Art Project and Department of the Treasury, and muralists, consisting mainly of two-card indexes listing murals by city and by artist; miscellaneous files on more than 50 artists, many of whom are muralists; a seminar paper by Watrous, "Nineteenth Century Criticism of Degas"; and photographs of murals by Victor Arnautoff, Frank Bergman, John Ballator, Jose Moya Del Pino, and Paul Sample.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, mural painter, art historian; Madison, Wisc. Full name is James Scales Watrous.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 839-840 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1966 by James Watrous.

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
Mural painting and decoration -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Wisconsin -- Madison Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Wisconsin -- Madison Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arnautoff, Victor Mikhail, 1896-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bergman, Frank Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ballator, John R., 1909- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moya del Pino, Jose, 1891-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sample, Paul, 1896-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public Works of Art Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Department of the Treasury Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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