The artists of America : a series of biographical sketches of American artists : with portraits and designs on steel / by C. Edwards Lester
Washington Allston.--Henry Inman.--Benjamin West.--Gilbert Charles Stuart.--John Trumbull.--James DeVeaux.--Rembrandt Peale.--Thomas Crawford.
[Artists' portraits from Henry Tuckerman's Book of the Artists...], circa 1865]-1867
Portraits of artists taken by George Rockwood and Napoleon Sarony (Sarony Photographic Co.) for the large paper, extra-illustrated edition of Henry Tuckerman's, "American artist life : comprising biographical and critical sketches of American artists : preceded by an historical account of the rise and progress of art in America : with an appendix …
Charles Henry Hart autograph collection
The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection dates from 1731-1917 and measures 1.71 linear feet comprised of 232 letters, portrait prints, and other documents signed by American artists. There is a .01 linear foot (6 items) unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes a letter from Winslow Homer to Mr. Clarke, November 28, 1892; typed and annotated lists of autographs of artists in the collections of Charles Henry Hart; handwritten note about English painter and engraver, John Keyse Sherwin, undated; handwritten note regarding Gennearino Persico, miniature artist, July 18, 1826.
Bettina Steinke papers
Photographs, printed material, and artifacts documenting Bettina Steinke's career as a portrait painter.
Records in this record unit document the exhibition research and activities of the National Portrait Gallery and its Office of Exhibitions. Particularly well represented are exhibitions mounted between 1974 and 1976, with materials documenting research and publications on numerous artists, paintings, prints, broadsides, books, documents and letters. A large amount of correspondence …
Alfred T. Agate drawings from the United States Exploring Expedition
The collection consists of five (5) watercolor drawings and two (2) engravings made by Alfred T. Agate for the United States Exploring Expedition. It includes portraits of King Kamehameha III of Hawaii, Kotowatowa (a Maori chief), and unnamed individuals from Brazil, Peru, Fiji, as well as illustrations of Maori ornamental carvings. Please …
S. J. Woolf papers
Biographical material, letters, art works, 2 contracts, notes, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs document the journalism and portraiture of S.J. Woolf. His subjects included many of the twentieth century's most influential figures.
Central Administrative Records
This record unit documents the activities and efforts of the Administrative Office to acquire objects and portraits, most notably correspondence with art collectors and professional artists. The records include correspondence and memoranda with various art collectors, professional artists, domestic and foreign museums, educational institutions, government agencies, professional associations, and scholars …
This accession consists of three websites and one blog maintained by the National Portrait Gallery. The main National Portrait Gallery website, crawled July 21, 2013, includes information on exhibitions, visiting, educational activities, publications, research projects, and donating. The website also includes the online exhibition Picturing Business in America: Hedcuts in the Wall …
Historical American Records Survey portrait survey records
Records documenting activities of the Survey to inventory portraits in America done before 1860 in the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.