Andrew J. Cosentino Research Material on Charles Bird King

Summary
Collection ID:
NPG.CAP.00007
Creators:
Cosentino, Andrew J.
Dates:
circa 1970s-2017
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.33 Linear feet
1 archival box
Repository:
This collection includes research by Curator Andrew J. Consentino for The Paintings of Charles Bird King (1785-1862), Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts (currently Smithsonian American Art Museum) exhibition catalogue, 1977. There are paper files, the artist's will, diary, inventory, photographs and slides, created circa 1970s–2017.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection includes research by Curator Andrew J. Consentino for The Paintings of Charles Bird King (1785-1862), Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts (currently Smithsonian American Art Museum) exhibition catalogue, 1977. There are paper files, the artist's will, diary, inventory, photographs and slides, created circa 1970s–2017.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art Historian Andrew J. Consentino served as Professor at Franklin and Marshall College,1974-1980; Exhibit Curator at Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1980-1984; and Library of Congress, 1984-1995. He was author of many publications, including The Paintings of Charles Bird King (1785-1862), 1977; The Capital Image: Painters in Washington, 1800-1915, 1983; A Passion for Liberty: Alexis de Tocqueville on Democracy and Revolution, 1989; and City of Magnificent Distances, the Nation's Capital, 1991.

Administration
Processing Information
Unprocessed collection
Author
Patricia Svoboda
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired from Curator Andrew J. Consentino in 2017 as a gift to the Catalog of American Portraits.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection material is owned by the Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, and is available for use by researchers. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Preferred Citation
Andrew J. Cosentino Research Material on Charles Bird King, Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

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Repository Contact
National Portrait Gallery
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