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Anne Goldthwaite papers, 1910-1950

Goldthwaite, Anne, 1869-1944


Collection Information

Size: 0.3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter Anne Goldthwaite measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1910 to 1950. Found within the papers are memoirs of Goldthwaite and her grandmother; clippings and exhibition catalogs; and photographs of Goldthwaite, her family and friends, and her work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and printmaker Anne Goldthwaite (1869-1944) lived and worked in Alabama and New York, New York. Goldthwaite was born in Montgomery, Alabama, spent her childhood in Dallas, Texas, and with the encouragement of family, moved to New York to pursue her art studies in 1892. There, she studied art with her mentor, Walter Shirlaw, at the National Academy of Design. In 1906, Goldthwaite traveled to Paris and became part of the circle of modern artists who founded the Académie Moderne. While her friends were exploring modernist styles, her style of painting remained figurative. She returned to America in 1913, and her work was selected for exhibition in the Armory Show.


The Anne Goldthwaite papers were donated by Lucy Goldthwaite in 1967 and a watercolor was donated by Ruth Anderson in 1982.

Language Note

The collection is in English.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.