Richard Wunder research material on Harriet Blackstone

Collection ID:
Wunder, Richard P.
Physical Description:
2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers assembled by art historian and museum director, Richard Wunder, relating to the painter, Harriet Blackstone (1864-1939). Included are: research correspondence (1972-1986); mss. drafts of paintings inventories; biographical material on Blackstone; a chronological index of Blackstone's works, with an alphabetical listing of sitters; an extensive photograph file of Blackstone's paintings and drawings: a drawings file, consisting of photocopies of drawings with attached registration sheets; writings on Blackstone by Wunder, Stell Andersen, and Esther Morgan McCullough (unpublished); and a catalog for a 1984 Blackstone exhibition at Bennington College.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian; New York. Blackstone was a painter as well as a friend and colleague of William Merritt Chase and Thomas Wilmer Dewing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1998 by Richard P. Wunder.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Blackstone, Harriet, 1864-1939 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Andersen, Stell Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCullough, Esther Morgan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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