George Biddle letters to Constance Biddle
To his cousin Constance, 1943 Feb. 7, Biddle writes about being named chairman of the War Department's Art Advisory Board which entailed selecting and sending artists (including himself) to North Africa and Italy to create a pictorial war record. "...not factual reportage," he adds, "but the emotional impact of the war on …
Oral history interview with George Biddle
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
An interview of George Biddle conducted in 1963, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Helene Sardeau papers
Four sketchbooks, two done in New York and Italy; eight loose sketches; 27 finished drawings; two photographs of Sardeau and 80 of her works of art with commentary by George Biddle; an exhibition catalog; certificate of naturalization to the U.S.; a presidential certificate appointing Biddle to the Commission of Fine Arts.
George Biddle murals [graphic]
Photograph negatives of Biddle's murals for the Hall of Justice, Washington, D.C. showing the panels and details of the groups and figures.
William Bond Walker correspondence
Artist files accumulated by Walker while he was librarian of the National Museum of American Art/ National Portrait Gallery Library, including correspondence with George Biddle, Beatrice Gilman Proske, and Barbara Morgan; exhibition material on Morgan; and a letter from John Anderson to James T. Mitchell discussing a portrait by Charles …
Jacques Zucker papers
Correspondence, including one letter each from Lewis Mumford, Franklin C. Watkins, and George Biddle; writings; articles about Zucker; clippings and exhibition announcements; and photographs.
George Biddle papers
The papers of New York painter and muralist George Biddle (1885-1973), measure 0.76 linear feet and date from circa 1910-1970. The collection includes a certificate signed by President Harry Truman, transcripts of Biddle's diaries, a manuscript of a memoir about meeting President Franklin Roosevelt, three letters from William Hunt Diederich's daughter, transcripts of letters from Bernard Berenson, sketches and mural studies, and two glass plate negatives.
John Barber papers
The microfilmed John Barber papers contain correspondence; sketches and 46 sketchbooks; a Jules Pascin sketchbook (1922); photogrpahs of Barber, Pascin, and Helen and John Sloan; personal documents; exhibition catalogs; and clippings. Among the correspondents are George Biddle, Stuart Davis, Maurice Becker, Morris Blackburn, Frederic Taubes, Robert Laurent, Emlen Etting, Duncan Phillips, Edith …
Clifford Wight papers relating to Diego Rivera
Correspondence between Wight, Rivera, and Rivera clients; technical documents including a chemical analysis of the fresco process, and proposals, cost analyses, work schedules and specifications relating to Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Rockefeller Center; writings by George Biddle, Edgar P. Richardson, Rivera and Wight; photographs of …
Playboy : a portfolio of art and satire
Complete bound run [v.1-9, 1919-1924]. Contains many original hand-pulled woodcuts and linocuts. Among the many contributing artists are George Biddle, Jerome Blum, James Chapin, Adolf Dehn, William Gropper, Alfred Maurer, Boardman Robinson, John Storrs, F. Vollaton, Max Weber, and Marguerite and William Zorach. Ezra Pound, Dorothy Parker, and Robert C. Benchley …