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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
ca. 1900
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, "221."

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "51."

- On verso of the print, handwritten number (penciled) reads, "38.11."

- 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; Naqsh-I Rajab; Kartir high priest raising finger in respect."

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Creators:
Nochlin, Linda
Dates:
circa 1876
1937-2017
Size:
31.2 Linear feet
3.9 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.nochlind
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of feminist art historian and educator Linda Nochlin measure 31.2 linear feet and 3.9 gigabytes and date from circa 1876, 1937 to 2017. The collection is comprised of biographical materials; date books and notebooks; correspondence; writing project files that include material on Gustave Courbet and realism, bathers and the body, essays and lectures on 19th century art among other topics, artists, and smaller writing projects; professional files containing material on conferences and fellowships; teaching files detailing courses taught by Nochlin at New York University Institute of Fine Arts and other institutions; printed materials; artwork; and photographic materials that document Nochlin and her relationships with family, colleagues and friends, and artists.

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Creators:
James McNeill Whistler, 1834-1903
Dates:
1863-1906, circa 1940
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.whisjame2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and provides scattered documentation of the career of American-born British-based painter and etcher James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) through 39 items from Whistler to various recipients, including 25 letters, 9 telegraphs, 3 invitations, one thank you card and a postcard. The collection also contains 4 letters from others, 7 catalogs of Whistler exhibitions, a note from the back of Whistler's painting The Beach at Selsey Bill, and a 1906 copy of Wilde v. Whistler: being an acromonious correspondence on art between Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler, a pamphlet containing letters originally published in London newspapers between 1885 and 1890.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Dates:
1968-2013
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of Ars Orientalis, a peer-reviewed, annual volume of scholarly articles on the art and archaeology of Asia, the ancient Near East, and the Islamic world that is jointly published by the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the University of Michigan, Department of the History of...

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Creators:
Muller, Robert O., 1911-2003
Dates:
1930-1997
Size:
7.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2003.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Personal papers of Robert O. Muller, a Connecticut-based art dealer and collector who, over the course of seventy years, assembled one of the world's finest collections of Japanese prints from the late 1860s through the 1940s. The papers include Muller's correspondence relating to Japanese art, files relating to his and his wife's 1940 honeymoon in Japan during which he forged many contacts with Japanese artists and art dealers and purchased thousands of prints, subject files, catalogs, business transactions, magazine and newspaper clippings, photographs, and notes and drafts for a planned book.

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Creators:
Deem, George, 1932-2008
Dates:
1904-2015
bulk 1960-2008
Size:
18.2 Linear feet
10.71 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.deemgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, writer, and dancer George Deem measure 18.2 linear feet and 10.71 GB and date from 1904-2015, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-2008. The collection documents Deem's path from Midwestern farm child to New York City artist and teacher who specialized in recreating works of great masters, especially Johannes Vermeer. Correspondence, exhibition files, subject files, project files, writings by and about Deem, printed and digital material and photographic materials all show the trajectory of Deem's development as an artist.

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Creators:
James Graham & Sons
Dates:
1821
1815
circa 1896-2011
Size:
103.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jamegras
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the New York City gallery James Graham & Sons measure 103.2 linear feet and date from 1815, 1821, circa 1896-2011 (bulk 1950s-1980s). The collection generally documents the gallery's contemporary art department during the time in which Robert Claverhouse Graham, Sr. worked at the gallery (1940-1979); records prior to 1954 are sparse and scattered. Gallery records include artist files; correspondence; exhibition files; financial records; inventory records; printed materials; sales, loans, and consignment records; scrapbooks; and photographic materials. Also found are records from Coe Kerr Gallery regarding exhibitions.. There is a 8.0 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2018 that includes artists' files regarding exhibitions and photographs of works of art.

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Dates:
1910-1978
Level:
series
Size:
0.9 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2, OV 3)
Collection ID:
AAA.muranick
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials include curriculum vitae, identification cards related to Muray's particaption in Olympic fencing events, and membership related to the Circle of Confusion and the New York Coffee House Club. There is also a transcript of Muray's interview with the NY radio station WEAF regarding beauty and aesthetics, and documentation of Mu...

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Dates:
1951-2015
Level:
series
Size:
2.9 Linear feet (Box 11-14)
Collection ID:
AAA.stockbob
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Exhibition files may include correspondence, letters of congratulations, proposals, printed materials, lists, writings, guest books, appraisals and loan agreements, condition reports, and photographs. Extensive material is found for three exhibitions showcasing the works of Stocksdale and Sekimachi: Marriage in Form, In the Realm of Nature, and Loo...

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 11.8 cm. x 8.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"Portrait of the seated woman in velvet, wearing a pearl rope. The outline of the woman's face is visible under her sheer face cover. The pleated skirt of the woman indicates that the photo is produced most likely in the early 20th century. The composition and subject matter of the photo is different from other studio portraiture of women in Sevrug...

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 2: unknown." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]