Query: Expatriate painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Leonid and Ethel Gechtoff papers
Creators:
Gechtoff, Leonid, 1883-1941
Gechtoff, Ethel
Dates:
1918-1958
Size:
0.2 Items (linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.gechleon
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters recieved, including several from J. Edgar Hoover concerning a painting by Leonid Gechtoff, 1935-1938; two autographed photographs of Hoover; photographs of Leonid Gechtoff and his work; a scrapbook, ca. 1918-1929, containing letters, photographs, exhibition catalogs, clippings and printed miscellany; naturalization papers for Ethel Gechtoff; and material concerning her East & West Gallery …

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Alexander family papers relating to Henry Ossawa Tanner
Creators:
Alexander family
Dates:
1912-1985
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.alexande
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection consists of the Alexander family papers relating to African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner. The collection includes correspondence between Tanner and Raymond Alexander (1924-1937) and court documents concerning Tanner's legal action against the Bethel A.M.E Church. Included in the Sadie Aleander materials are personal letters from Tanner; correspondence …

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Henry O. Tanner letters to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Creators:
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937
Dates:
1885-1909
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.tannhenrl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection consists of the Henry O. Tanner letters to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Correspondence in this collection concerns the purchase of a painting by African American artist Henry O. Tanner for the Academy collection and the exhibition of Tanner's work. Letters from Robert Ogden to …

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Oral history interview with Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones
Creators:
Sparhawk-Jones, Elizabeth, 1885-1968
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Dates:
1964 April 26
Size:
42 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.sparha64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones conducted 1964 April 26, by Ruth Gurin (Bowman), when Gurin was Curator of the Collection at New York University.

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Benjamin West collection from the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College
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 Windsor Castle …

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Thornton Oakley papers
Creators:
Oakley, Thornton, 1881-1953
Dates:
1906-1953
Size:
3 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.oaklthor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, artist files and subject files relate to Oakley's activities as an artist and illustrator, and his involvement with numerous art organizations, including the Philadelphia Art Alliance, the Philadelphia Water Color Club, the Artists' War Relief Committee of Philadelphia, and the Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts. Artist files on Cecilia …

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Benjamin West selected papers from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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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Henry Ossawa Tanner papers
Creators:
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937
Dates:
1860s-1978
bulk 1890-1937
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tannhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the expatriate African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner measure 2.3 linear feet and date from the 1860s to 1978, with the bulk of the material dating from 1890 to 1937. Found in the papers are scattered biographical, family, and legal materials; twenty-seven folders of correspondence with family, friends, patrons, and galleries; writings and notes by Tanner and others; a small amount of printed material; numerous photographs of Tanner, his studio in Paris and home in Trepied, Normandy, his family, friends, fellow artists, and his artwork. Additional photographs include a circa 1890 shot of Tanner with fellow students at the Académie Julian and another depicting Tanner with members of the American Art Club in Paris, circa 1900. Also found are a few sketches and drawings.

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Jerome Blum papers
Creators:
Blum, Jerome, 1884-1956
Dates:
1915-circa 1969
bulk 1919-1935
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blumjero
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Jerome Blum measure 3.0 linear feet and date from 1915 to circa 1969, with the bulk of the material dating from 1919 to 1935. Biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, printed material, artwork, and photographs document the painter's personal and professional life, and extensive travels.

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Julian E. Levi papers
Creators:
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin), 1900-1982
Dates:
1846-1981
Size:
6.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.levijuli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and teacher Julian E. (Edwin) Levi date from 1846 to 1981, and comprise 6.9 linear feet. They include biographical information and extensive correspondence with museums and galleries, as well as letters written to his family, circa 1927, while Levi was living in Paris. Also found within the papers are scattered drawings and sketches by Levi, writings and notes, financial records, two scrapbooks, printed material, miscellaneous records and photographs that document Levi's professional career and personal life.

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