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Creators:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Dates:
1817 Apr 7
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj1
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One page handwritten letter dated April 7, 1817 from Benjamin West to sculptor Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey (West gives his name as "Mr. Chantery"). West requests figures by Antonio Canova (1757-1822) for a Royal Academy exhibition. He also refers to works by Chantrey entered into the exhibition.

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Creators:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Dates:
1755-1819
Size:
5 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj3
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL P20 (fr.679): Memorandum by Anne M. Smith, 1855 Mar. 27, concerning Benjamin West's "Death of Socrates" and "View of Conestoga Creek."

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Creators:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Dates:
1771-circa 1879
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This collection measures 0.3 linear feet and consists of 19 items dated 1771-circa 1879, relating to expatriate painter Benjamin West. West, who settled in London and was renowned for his portraits and his paintings of historical events, was the first internationally known American painter. The collection provides scattered documentation of West's activities including during the time of his appointment as historical painter to King George III, and contains letters from West, artwork including 2 engravings of the artist, 2 pages of West's accounts, and a ticket to a lecture at the Royal Academy of Art.

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Creators:
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972
Dates:
1894-1978
bulk 1912-1972
Size:
24.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.westharo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of modernist painter and activist Harold Weston (1894-1972) date from 1894 to 1978 and measure 24.3 linear feet. The papers focus on Weston's painting career and his involvement with humanitarian and artistic causes. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, association and organization records, commission and project files, materials relating to Weston's book Freedom in the Wilds, writings, artwork, printed materials, two scrapbooks, and photographs.

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Creators:
Westwood Art Association
Dates:
1960-1974
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.westart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Business correspondence, photographs, slides of artists' works, press releases and clippings, primarily documenting the 1967 exhibitions in Los Angeles and Paris of Henry Miller's 70 watercolors and etchings. Sale of these art works donated by Miller went to a building fund for the Westwood Art Association.

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Creators:
Werner-Vaughn, Salle
Dates:
1971-1983
Size:
2 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.wernsall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with museums, galleries, Helen Serger of La Boetie, Inc., Dorothea Carus, Carus Gallery, Atelier Lacourier et Frelaut, and Carlotta Corpron; exhibition material from her one-man show at the Tyler Museum of Art and the Hockaday School; material on the Jerry Hunt Project; exhibition catalogs, announcements, and books; contracts and rec...

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Creators:
Wessel, Bessie Hoover, 1889-1973
Wessel, Herman Henry, 1878-1969
Dates:
1914-1972
Size:
140 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wessbess
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Mostly photographs of portraits by Bessie Wessel. Also included is a scrapbook of clippings about the Wessels, articles on Frank Duveneck and the Cincinnati Art Club (of which Herman Wessel was president), a biography of Bessie Wessel, three sketches by Herman Wessel, two typed class lectures by Robert Henri, and miscellany.

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Creators:
Wessels, Glenn A. (Glenn Anthony), 1895-
Dates:
[ca. 1935-1945]
Size:
2 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.wessglet
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Reel NDA 1: Typescript of an article by Wessels, "Modern American Art," concerning government patronage of the arts.

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Creators:
Westport-Weston Arts Council (Westport, Conn.)
Dates:
1984
Size:
5 Items (videocassettes (VHS) (ca. 2 hrs. each), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.westarts
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews of five artists living and working in the Fairfield, Conn. area, including Paul Cadmus, Reuben Nakian, Lila Howard, Ann Chernow and Jean Woodham. The interviews were conducted in the artists' studios; some show their exhibitions.

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Creators:
Weschler, Anita
Dates:
1938-1998
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
4 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.wescanit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical statements, career resumes and membership cards; photographs and slides of Weschler, her studio and work; printed matter; notes and memoranda; 22 newspaper montages; clippings; exhibition announcements; 10 sketches by Weschler and a woodblock print; a Christmas card by Marguerite Zorach; a videotape documentary on Wesch...

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