Paul Dougherty papers, 1896-1946

Dougherty, Paul, b. 1877 d. 1947
Painter, Marine painter
Active in New York, N.Y.; Carmel, Calif.

Collection size: 10.4 linear ft. (on 4 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; photographs; biographical material; notes; sketchbooks; sketches and drawings; a reproduction; exhibition catalog; and clippings. REEL 876: Correspondence with his daughter Lisa; 2 photos of his classes at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1896; photos of his wife and father; clippings; and a Grand Central Gallery exhibition catalog. REELS 942-943: Biographical material relating to both Dougherty and his father J. Hampden Dougherty; correspondence and notes, including paint recipes; 22 sketchbooks; 627 loose sketches and drawings; and one printed reproduction of a seascape by Dougherty. REEL 950: Photographs of Dougherty, of his works, of unidentified people and unidentified works of art, and an album of reference photographs, mainly seascapes.

Biographical/Historical Note: Marine painter; Carmel, California and New York, N.Y.

Lent for microfilming 1975 by Lisa Dougherty Coon, daughter of Paul Dougherty.

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