Oral history interview with Helen Frankenthaler
41 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Helen Frankenthaler conducted 1968, by Barbara Rose, for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with Daniel Varney Thompson
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of Daniel Varney Thompson conducted 1974 September 25-1976 November 2, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Daniel Varney Thompson letters to Edith Simonds Moore
Letters from Thompson to "Edie," his sister-in-law, Edith Simonds (Moore), regarding art work and techniques. The 1925 letter is written from Lachow, China while on an expedition with the Fogg Art Museum. Thompson describes a painting technique for wook-block he saw used which he recommends instead of printers' ink. In his …
Louise Marianetti papers, bulk 1942-1960
The papers of Louise E. Marianetti measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1960. Included are five illustrated letters from Marianetti to her brother Caesar, 1942; notes from her art studies, particularly about materials and the methods of William C. Palmer; published instructional manuals for drawing, painting in watercolor, preparing canvas, glues …
Oscar Bluemner papers
The papers of painter Oscar Bluemner date from 1886 to 1939, with one item from 1960, and measure 6.9 linear feet. The collection documents Bluemner's career through scattered biographical material and personal and professional correspondence. Almost one-half of the collection consists of Bluemner's extensive writings and notes about his artwork, painting techniques, and art theory in the form of diaries, notebooks, lists, essays, and notes - many of which are also illustrated. Also found are annotated books, exhibition catalogs, newsclippings, artwork and sketches by Bluemner, and photographs of Bluemner's artwork and of architecture. Bluemner's work in architecture is documented to a lesser degree through scattered licenses, photographs, and design drawings.
Selected papers from the Peale-Sellers collection
Autobiographical and biographical material, letters, writings, printed material, photographs, a sketchbook, drawings and notebooks belonging to Charles Willson Peale and the Peale family, with notes and writings by Horace Wells Sellers.
Oral history interview with Salvatore Scarpitta
Interview of Salvatore Scarpitta conducted 1975 January 31.-February 3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Scarpitta speaks of his family's background; growing up and going to school in California; moving to Italy and going to art school at 17; attending the American Academy; his experiences in Europe after the war …
Edward Augustus Brackett notebook
Notebook of painting instructions presented to E[dward] A[ugustus] Brackett by his sculptor friend, Durivage, signed and dated "Boston, November 10, 1845." The notes pertain to such topics as drawing from nature, perspective, shadows, head and figure painting, and proportions of figures. Sketches of the primary palette and of the head …
Oral history interview with John Grillo
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
64 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of John Grillo conducted by Dorothy Seckler on 1964 Dec. 29 for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with Perez Zagorin
An interview of Perez Zagorin conducted 2007 January 17-18, by Laura Orgon MacCarthy, for the Archives of American Art, at Zagorin's home, in Charlottesville, Virginia.