Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.,
Collection size: 78 p. (on partial microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: Inventory briefly describes the Murray-Eakins collection held by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Biographical/Historical Note: Eakins and Murray were Philadelphia artists and close friends. Eakins, a painter, sculptor, and photographer, founded the Art Students League of Philadelphia, where Murray (1870-1941), a sculptor, studied.
Inventory copied for the Archives 1974 and discarded after microfilming. The actual collection includes over 100 letters to Murray; 4 Eakins letters regarding his commission to paint Robert Ogden's portrait; Eakins exhibition catalogs and miscellany; photographs by Eakins, of Eakins, of Murray, of their painting and sculpture, of their studio, and of others; and sketches, clippings, letters, and miscellany.