Query: Art -- 18th century
MS 7421 Chinese watercolor paintings illustrating the rice industry
Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Paintings (watercolor on pith paper, 13 x 9 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7421
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A set of ten (10) watercolor paintings on pith paper. The following are descriptions of the pictures that are copied from an accompanying sheet: (1) harvesting rice--the cycles in the farmers' hands are made of iron and palm wood (2) carrying sheaves of rice to be thrashed (3) threshing rice--the flail used …

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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection
Creators:
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918
Dates:
1731-1918
Size:
1.71 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hartchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Charles Henry Hart autograph collection dates from 1731-1917 and measures 1.71 linear feet comprised of 232 letters, portrait prints, and other documents signed by American artists. There is a .01 linear foot (6 items) unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes a letter from Winslow Homer to Mr. Clarke, November 28, 1892; typed and annotated lists of autographs of artists in the collections of Charles Henry Hart; handwritten note about English painter and engraver, John Keyse Sherwin, undated; handwritten note regarding Gennearino Persico, miniature artist, July 18, 1826.

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Hughes French India Company School Drawings
Creators:
Hughes, Thomas L., Mr.
Dates:
[1840?]
Size:
32 Items (39 x 25 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1993.10
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A series of watercolor pictures depicting Tamil men and women of various trades and castes. These ethnographic studies may have been rendered for a French official or merchant as identification aides by a local Indian artist in Pondicherry, as the area was under French control as part of the French …

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Addison Gallery of American Art sound recordings
Creators:
Addison Gallery of American Art
Dates:
1970-1991
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.addigall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The sound recordings of the Addison Gallery of American Art measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1970 to 1991. The recordings document the early history of the gallery. Materials include an untranscribed monologue by Charles Sawyer, first director of the Addison Gallery, on the development of the Gallery collection (1 5 in. reel); untranscribed interviews of Sawyer, conducted by Jock Reynolds, May 24, 1990 and June 7, 1991 (3 cassettes); Marion Faller, conducted by Reynolds, March 9, 1990, regarding work by her husband, photographer Hollis Frampton (1 cassette); and Clare Hayes, wife of Bartlett Hayes, the second director of the Addison Gallery, conducted by Carol Walker Aten, curatorial assistant, Feb. 1, 1991 (2 cassettes). Also included are a transcribed interview (2 cassettes, 38 p.) of Maud Morgan and Gordon (Diz) Bensley, who reminisce about the early days of teaching art at Abbot Academy and Phillips Andover; and a 6 p. summary of the Hayes interview.

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Macbeth Gallery records
Creators:
Macbeth Gallery
Dates:
1947-1948
1838-1968
bulk 1892-1953
Size:
131.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.macbgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Macbeth Gallery records provide almost complete coverage of the gallery's operations from its inception in 1892 to its closing in 1953. Through extensive correspondence files, financial and inventory records, printed material, scrapbooks, reference and research material, and photographs of artists and works of art, the records document all aspects of the gallery's activities, charting William Macbeth's initial intention to lease his store "for the permanent exhibition and sale of American pictures" through over sixty years of success as a major New York firm devoted to American art. The collection measures 131.6 linear feet and dates from 1838 to 1968 with the bulk of the material dating from 1892 to 1953.

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Charles Willson Peale diaries and exhibition announcement
Creators:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Dates:
1765-1826
Size:
3 Microfilm reels (1 linear foot on 3 partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.pealchar2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 …

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J.L. Hudson Gallery records
Creators:
J.L. Hudson Gallery
Dates:
1958-1973
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jlhuds
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Detroit's J.L. Hudson Gallery measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1958 to 1973. The collection comprises administrative records consisting of card files, early gallery records, and a few other administrative files; correspondence with artists and galleries; artist files for Romare Bearden, Childe Hassam, Isamu Noguchi, and others; exhibition files for the gallery's first exhibition, The W.R. Valentiner Memorial Exhibition (1963-1964), and several other exhibitions held at the gallery; client files documenting business transactions with numerous organizations, galleries, and art schools; and printed materials consisting of exhibition catalogs, announcements, and posters for J.L. Hudson Gallery and other galleries.

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Patricia Hills papers
Creators:
Hills, Patricia
Dates:
circa 1900-2022
bulk 1968-2009
Size:
47.5 Linear feet
0.113 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.hillspat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, curator, and educator Patricia Hills measure 47.5 linear feet and 0.113 GB and date from circa 1900-2022, bulk 1968-2009. Central to this collection are project files documenting professional work that resulted in lectures, publications, exhibitions, art history courses on numerous artists including Alice Neel, Jacob Lawrence, May Stevens, Rudolf Baranik, and John Singer Sargent. These files and files documenting Hills's tenure at the Whitney Museum of American Art include planning documents, research files, correspondence, manuscripts and accompanying publications, as well as other printed materials. Some of this material is in digital format. The collection also contains correspondence with art historians, artists, curators, and others, notably Lawrence Alloway, Lowery Stokes Sims, Lucy R. Lippard, T.J. Clark, Leon Golub, and Donald Kuspit; professional files documenting grants and residencies awarded and consulting work; artist and subject files; other writings; and printed and digital material. Membership and affiliation records document Hills' service to the profession, including Women's Caucus for Art and the Visual Culture/Art History Caucus of the American Studies Association. There is an 8.4 linear foot unprocssed addition to this collection donated in 2022 that includes Patricia Hills' research material regarding Eastman Johnson, consisting of biographical information; professional correspondence; printed material; institutional, exhibition, subject and genre files for Eastman Johnson's works of art; photographs of works of art; writings and lectures; catalog cards; and files regarding works not by Johnson.

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Exhibition Records
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Louise Allison Cort, Assistant Curator, 1989-1994, and Associate Curator, 1994-1995, documenting the planning, development, and execution of the exhibitions, "Contemporary Porcelain from Japan" and "Korean Arts of the Eighteenth Century: Splendor and Simplicity." Materials include correspondence, notes, brochures, visitor comment forms, floor plans …

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MS 7162 Book of Chinese watercolor paintings illustrating modes of punishment
Creators:
Morse, Charles H.
Dates:
before 1825
Size:
1 Volume (cloth-bound album containing 12 watercolor paintings on pith paper, 9.5 x 13.5 inches (bound volume), 8 x 11.5 inches (paintings))
1 Folder (2 sets of 16 pages of notes)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7162
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A cloth-bound album containing twelve (12) watercolor paintings on pith paper. The paintings depict various modes of corporal punishment. The Chinese title, Xing ren zhuang ren, or "Punishment with Strong Sword Blades" is apparently figurative, for the twelve drawings in this collection depict punishments other than those by the sword. Included …

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