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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:
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:
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:
1775-1819
Size:
1 Item (partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.westbenc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers and drawings selected from collections at Swarthmore College's Friends Historical Library, mainly regarding West's life and painting activities in England. Included are: 15 letters between West and various individuals refering to his paintings, requesting to see his collection and business matters; hand drawn diagrams for King's Chapel at Wi...

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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:
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:
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:
Wessels, Glenn A. (Glenn Anthony), 1895-
Dates:
[ca. 1932-1982]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wessglen
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, 1953-1981; 15 letters from Hans and Maria Hofmann, and two from Wessels to Hofmann, 1952-1964; correspondence with Ila Limerick and Peace and Pauline Alvarez regarding mostly their planned but uncompleted biography of Wessels, ca. 1959-1968; miscellaneous correspondence; typescripts of lectures by Wessels; photographs of Wess...

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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:
Wescher, Paul, 1894-
Wescher, Mary
Dates:
1920-1976
bulk 1949-1976
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wescpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; family and personal correspondence, with letters from Julie and Man Ray, William Valentiner, Wolfgang Paalen, Dorothy Miller, and others; published and unpublished writings on art and poetry; printed material; photographs of the Weschers (two by Dina Woelffer), Benny Goodman, Man Ray, Valentiner, and others, including a photograp...

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