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Creators:
Lynes, Russell, 1910-1991
Dates:
1930-1986
Size:
2.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lyneruss
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of author, art critic, and art historian Russell Lynes, measure 2.9 linear feet and date from 1930-1986. The bulk of the material is related to Lynes's research for his 1973 book, The Good Old Modern: An Intimate Portrait of the Museum of Modern Art. Also included are some personal papers and photographs.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (22.7 cm. x 29.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Original caption reads, "Samarra - Book 3."

- Additional information from the Finds journal reads, "IN-429."

- "The five barrel-vaulted sardābs of the ground level of the gateway abutting the palace were the focus of Herzfeld's excavation activities. Of the five sardābs forming the substructure for the rooms on the second-storey platform, the central one was partially excavated in 1911. The rooms had been filled with debris in the late madieval period whe...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1981-1993
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (9 folders oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of exhibitions for the Thomas M. Evans Special Exhibition Gallery in the National Museum of Natural History. Included are photographs and slides of installation of exhibitions, artifacts, and openings; budget and financial documents; planning files; public relations ...

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1902-1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 24 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "818."

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "732."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "38.8."

- On verso of the print (lower left corner), original stamp, in French and Persian, reads, "Photographie Sevruguin."

- On verso of the print, Myron Bement Smith caption in English reads, "Persia; Fārs; Persepolis (Takht-I Djamshīd; Hall of 100 Columns."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 24 cm. x 18.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Rock relief on the left side of the bigger cave-like structure, depicting royal boar hunt. Sarre recognizes the king as Khusrow II. A close up of the relief. The negative is identical to 39.7: the scratched number of 331 appears in the exact same spot in both." [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Curatorial Research Assis...

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The glass negative is cracked."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "331."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 44.6: Carved panel (cracked)." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Lippard, Lucy R.
Dates:
1930s-2007
bulk 1960-1990
Size:
56.5 Linear feet
0.454 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.lipplucy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York and New Mexico writer, art critic, and curator, Lucy R. Lippard, measure 56.5 linear feet and 0.454 GB and date from the 1930s to 2007, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Over half of the collection consists of correspondence files documenting Lippard's professional relationships with artists, writers, galleries, art institutions, and political organizations, and her interest in conceptual and minimalist art, feminism and political activism. Also found are Lippard's notes and writings including sound recordings and interviews, teaching and exhibition files, printed and digital material, several works of art, and photographs of artwork and artists. Scattered throughout the collection are a small number of records concerning Lippard's personal life. An addition of 3.0 linear feet donated 2015 includes subject files on feminist and conceptual art as well as land use, development, and local politics and history in New Mexico.

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Creators:
Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946
Dates:
1848-1999
Size:
10.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.currjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, muralist, and illustrator John Steuart Curry, and Curry family papers, measure 10.1 linear feet and date from 1848 to 1999. Papers document his career and family history through certificates, correspondence, photographs, clippings, contracts, receipts, inventories, writings, notes, and other materials. The papers contain particularly rich documentation of Curry's period as artist-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin, from 1936 to 1946. Mural projects in Kansas, Washington, DC, and Wisconsin are also documented.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 18 cm. x 24 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- "By the second half of the twelfth century, the production of lustre-painted ceramics, an invention of potters in ninth-century Iraq, had been adopted in Iran. In Kashan, the principal city associated with lustreware, this tradition reached new levels of artistic and technical sophistication that were never equaled elsewhere."

"This plate, regarded as one of the masterpieces of lustreware, is decorated with an highly unusual and complex composition. According to one interpretation it represents a mystical allegory in which a mystic, the sleeping youth, yearns to transcend the material world (signified by the horse) in order to reach a vision of divine beauty (symbolized ...

- On verso of the print (lower left corner), original stamp, in French and Persian, reads, "Photographie Sevruguin."

- On verso of the print, Myron Bement Smith caption in English reads, "[lustre dish, Prince Khusraw discovers Shirin bathing. Signed ʿSayyid Shaws ad-Din al Hasaniʼ. Kashan, c. 1210. plate 65. Islamic art, by David Talbot Rice.]."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1902-1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 24 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "174."

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "1668."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "29.7."

- On verso of the print (lower left corner), original stamp, in French and Persian, reads, "Photographie Sevruguin."

- On verso of the print, Myron Bement Smith caption in English reads, "Persia; Fārs; Persepolis (Takht-I Djamshīd; Sculptured relief at the base of Xerxes Apadana, depicting archers of the imperial bodyguard."

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Creators:
Ferrara, Jackie
Dates:
1964-2012
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ferrjack
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The printed material of sculptor and draughtswoman Jackie Ferrara measures 2 linear feet and dates from 1964-2012. The material documents her projects and exhibitions through books, brochures, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, journals, magazines, and two video recordings.

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