Thomas Sully letters
Letters from Sully, one sending his autograph to Rodney A. Mercur, April 27, 1870; and to the Literary Society of Marshal College decling his election as an honorary member of the society, May 6, 1839; a copy of an engraving by John Sartain of Sully, signed by Sully; and a letter to "Jasper" from …
[Case brief] Society of the Sons of St. George vs. Thomas Sully
Manuscript of a suit of the Society of the Sons of St. George versus Thomas Sully, March 11, 1839, relating to portraits the Society commissioned Sully to do of Queen Victoria.
Thomas Sully letters
Letter to Charles Carroll, last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, October 10. 1827, regarding a portrait Sully painted of him; and a letter from Mary G. Ravenel to Robert Tyler of Philadelphia in which she mentions a Sully painting she has just received, n.y. March 2.
Private memorandum / Thomas Sully
Leatherbound manuscript, "Private Memorandum," including hints to painters interspersed with Sully's memoirs, quotations from letters, and other writings mostly concerning portrait painting techniques, such as preparation of canvas, mediums, varnishes, and the arrangement of colors on a palette. The main body of the volume was written between 1837 and 1839. At the …
Thomas Sully papers
Register of paintings, 1801-1871 (1 v., 139 p.); Sully's hints for pictures, 1809-1871 (179 p. typescript), including techniques for painting portraits, ingredients for colors, care and preservation of paintings, criticisms of other artists and explanations of their paintings and techniques; and a journal, 1792-1793 and 1799-1846 (1 v., 301 p. typescript).
Julia Sully papers
Biographical and genealogical material; writings; letters; photographs; research material on portraiture in Virginia; and research material on Thomas Sully.
Letters to William Meredith
REEL P20: Letters to William Meredith from Gertrude Meredith, Sept. 26, 1805, Joseph Hopkinson, Feb. 24, 1827, John R. Murray, Nov. 10, 1804, all concerning the Academy of Fine Arts, and from Washington Irving, Nov. 4, 1807, introducing Thomas Sully.
Joel Roberts Poinsett letters from artists
Letters to Poinsett from: John S. Cogdell (Dec. 20, 1824 and Aug. 29, 1834); Thomas Sully (5- Dec. 27, 1825 - Apr. 20, 1828); James Herring (Sept. 21, 1837); James B. Longacre (July 10, 1838); John B. White (Mar. 10, 1839 and Apr. 1844); George Catlin (c. 1839 and Nov. 24, 1839); Ferdinand Pettrich (Jan. 6, 1840); and John G. Chapman (Feb. 4, 1841). Also included are a letter to Pettrich from P. O'Neill …
Selected art related documents from the Woodhouse collection in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
An invitation to William Meredith for the eighth annual exhibition of the Artists' Fund Society "Private View," Apr. 3, 1843; circular letters, Mar. 13, 1834 and Oct. 1834, concerning the finances of the Pennsylvania Academy and the durability of the members. The first letter is signed by Joseph Hopkinson and the second by William Strickland …