Frank W. Stokes artwork collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1999-13
Creators:
Stokes, Frank Wilbert, 1858-1955
Dates:
circa 1858-1955
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
12 items
portraits
charcoal, pencil and/or crayon
11 paintings
oil on canvas
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Frank W. Stokes artwork collection, which dates from circa 1893-1902, is comprised of 3 oil paintings of Inuit subjects, 8 small studies in oil of Arctic and Antarctic scenery, and 12 charcoal/pencil/crayon portraits of Polar Eskimos in Northern Greenland.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Frank Wilbert Stokes (1858-1955) was an American artist best known for his paintings of the polar regions. Stokes began his studies under Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, followed by five years in France as a student at the Ecole des Beaux-Art, the Academie Colarossi and Academie Julian. He accompanied the Peary Relief Expedition to Greenland in 1892 and returned a year later as part of the North Greenland Expedition of 1893-1894. In 1902 he joined the Swedish Antarctic Expedition under Otto Nordenskjöld.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital surrogates are available.
Author

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1999-13

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1999-13, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Deaccessioned from NMAA, through Stephen G. Loring, Arctic Studies Center, NMNH.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Antarctica Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arctic regions Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greenland Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Polar regions Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eskimo ? Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eskimo ? Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscapes (representations) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inuit Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Subarctic Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/