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Creators:
Marianetti, Louise E., 1916-2009
Dates:
1913-1960
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mariloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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...

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Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980
Dates:
1925-1961
Size:
3 Items ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.thomdanv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 Jan. 13, 1926 letter from...

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Creators:
Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1974 September 25-1976 November 2
Size:
46 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.thomps74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Daniel Varney Thompson conducted 1974 September 25-1976 November 2, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Frankenthaler, Helen, 1928-2011
Rose, Barbara
Dates:
1968
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 7 in.)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.franke69
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Helen Frankenthaler conducted 1968, by Barbara Rose, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Dates:
[ca. 1767-1904]
Size:
7 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.pealchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Bluemner, Oscar, 1867-1938
Dates:
1886-1939, 1960
Size:
6.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blueosca
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Creators:
Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1975 January 31.-February 3
Size:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.scarpi75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 broke out in 194...

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Creators:
Brackett, Edward Augustus, 1818-1908
Dates:
circa 1845
Size:
1 Volume
Collection ID:
AAA.decrfa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 are also incl...

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 October 3
Size:
32 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shahn65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1965 October 3, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

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Creators:
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967
Morse, John D., 1906-
Dates:
1959 June 17
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 3 3/4 ips., 7 in.)
12 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hopper59
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Edward Hopper conducted 17 June 1959, by John D. Morse, for the Archives of American Art.

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