Catalogue of an exhibition of portraits painted by the late Gilbert Stuart, Esq. died 1828
Handwritten catalog, 12 p., listing 182 of Stuart's portraits, and 27 of his pictures in Philadelphia. On cover: "Exact copy of the catalog of portraits by Stuart exhibited 1828 in Boston...see Dunlap's History of Design, v.1."
These records document exhibitions organized by the Department. Also included are administrative files and general correspondence files of the office.
Anne Cohen DePietro and Catalog of American Portraits (CAP) Study of American Costume Notebooks
Art Historian Anne Cohen DePietro, "Catalog of American Portraits (CAP) Study of American Costume" Notebooks, 1660-20th century, documentation, photographs and photocopies of civilian and military costumes in dated, historical portraits. This costume survey originated with images and descriptive text for each decade compiled by former CAP staff member, Art Historian Anne Cohen DePietro. She created her study of American costumes and portraiture from the mid-18th through mid-19th centuries for her 1975 Master of Arts degree in Art History and Museology at George Washington University. Many CAP portrait images have subsequently been added by staff members to the costume study. 14 notebooks stored on cabinet shelves, CAP File Room, measurement 3.7 linear feet, c. 1973-2018 (or present)creation date, circa 1975 gift of Anne Cohen DePietro to the CAP.
Descriptive catalogue of pictures painted by Robert Edge Pine
Catalog listing 27 paintings in a six page catalog. Some listings have dates, descriptions, and excerpts from plays on which images are based; some have title only.
Pierre Eugène Du Simitière papers
Papers relating to natural history and Du Simitière's collection of specimens; material collected on the history of the West Indies and Colonial American affairs in New England, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, including the Lancaster Treaty, 1744, and Indian treaties, 1721-1756; letters, 1560-1781; journals, pamphlets and extracts; a broadside of the Du …
George C. Groce papers
Writings, correspondence, photographs, exhibition catalogs and printed material.
Robert Rosenblum Papers
The papers of art historian, curator, and professor Robert Rosenblum measure 38.3 linear feet and 1.17 GB and date from circa 1927 to 2009, with the bulk dating from 1950 to 2006. They include biographical material, extensive personal and professional correspondence; lectures, writings, and writing project files by Rosenblum and others; exhibition files; research reference files; teaching files; personal business records; printed and digital material; photographs; and artwork.
This accession consists of records that document the exhibition research, planning, and execution activities of the Deputy Director of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). Records also document the Deputy Director's interaction within and among the offices under her direction, as well as outside contacts and dealings. These records were created …
John White Alexander papers
The papers of the painter, muralist, and illustrator John White Alexander measure 11.9 linear feet and date from 1775 to 1968, with the bulk of materials dating from 1870 to 1915. Papers document Alexander's artistic career and many connections to figures in the art world through biographical documentation, correspondence (some illustrated), writings, 14 sketchbooks, additonal artwork and loose sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, awards and medals, artifacts, and other records. Also found is a souvenir engraving of a Mark Twain self-portrait.
Milch Gallery records
The records of Milch Gallery measure 42.5 linear feet and date from 1911-1995. Edward Milch (1865-1953) opened the Edward Milch Gallery in New York City. In 1916, he formed a partnership with his brother Albert Milch (1881-1951), a gilder and framer, creating E. & A. Milch, Inc., a gallery specializing in American art. Harold C. Milch (1904-1981), Albert's son, was appointed a partner in 1944 and continued the business until his death. Business records of Milch Gallery, 1911-1968, include correspondence, sales records, inventories, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and legal documents. Later additions to the records date from 1922-1995 and include correspondence; artists' files; financial, sales, and stock records; printed material; and photographs.