Allan Randall Freelon papers
The papers of African American painter and educator Allan Randall Freelon measure 4.4 linear feet and date from 1830 to 2018. The collection contains biographical material, including daily diaries and family history material; correspondence; writings; material related to professional activities, including exhibitions and school visits; personal business records, including estate records; printed material; scrapbooks; photographic material; and artwork and artifacts.
Earl Horter papers
Letters to Horter regarding American Indian artifacts for his collection and to Mrs. Horter from the Pierre Matisse Gallery regarding the sale of paintings from the Horter collection; a note from Arthur B. Carles to Mrs. Horter regarding the Horter memorial exhibition; photographs of Horter, an exhibition, several views of …
Emanuel Leutze letter and note
A note to an unidentified person; and one letter to John Minor.
Giovanni Martino and Martino family papers
The papers of Giovanni Martino and Martino family measure 2.5 linear feet and date from 1913 to 2013. Giovanni Martino's career as a painter, and to a lesser extent, his work with his brothers at Martino Studios, is documented though biographical material, correspondence, printed material, photographs, artwork, and one scrapbook. Also found are papers documenting the painting careers of his wife, Eva, and daughters, Nina and Babette.
Christian Brinton papers relating to Ignacio Zuloaga
Letters, 1904-1922, from Zuloaga to Brinton regarding paintings, exhibitions, thoughts on art and social activities; clippings; photographs of Zuloaga and art works; materials relating to Zuloaga including letters from various members of the Zuloaga family and memorabilia.
Papers relating to the sale of George Whitney's art collection
Collection contains an album, "The Whitney collection", with 42 carbon prints of paintings in Whitney's collection as well as news clippings relating to the sale of the collection (some items are loose), and a folder with additional clippings on the sale (1885), an article from the Philadelphia Inquirer on William Trost Richards …
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).
Charles Willson Peale diaries and exhibition announcement
The Charles Willson Peale diaries and exhibition announcement include 26 volumes, microfilmed on Reel 3899, containing diary entries relating to family, business, travels, sittings, Peale's museum, and other topics. Microfilmed on Reel D9 is a handwritten announcement for the exhibition of Peale's Christ at Bethesda, March 20, 1821. This exhibition announcement is also available …
Selections from Alexander Johnston Cassatt's letterbook index
11 pages selected from 3 volumes of indices, containing entries with descriptive notations of letters about exhibits of Mary Cassatt paintings; and also about paintings by Thomas Eakins, John Singer Sargent and James MacNeill Whistler.
Walter Inglis Anderson papers
The Walter Inglis Anderson papers, microfilmed on reels 4867-4868, include letters from Anderson (referred to as Bob) to his parents, mostly from boarding school in Manlius, New York (1915-1919), and from New York City and Philadelphia while attending the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1922-1928); correspondence with his wife Agnes Grinstead (referred …