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Bryson Burroughs photographs, circa 1935, circa 1983

Burroughs, Bryson, 1869-1934

Painter

This site provides access to the papers of Bryson Burroughs in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2019, and total 33 images.

Glass plate negatives in this collection were digitized in 2019 with funding provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear feet

Summary: Bryson Burroughs photographs of artwork measure 0.6 linear feet and date from circa 1935 and circa 1983. The collection consists of glass plate negatives and copy prints of artwork, primarily paintings, by Burroughs.

Biographical/Historical Note

New York painter and museum curator Bryson Burroughs (1869-1934), studied at the Art Students League in New York and at the Académie Julian in Paris. Later, he became an associate, then a full member, of the National Academy of Design in New York. From 1909 to 1934 he was the Curator of Paintings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. A memorial exhibition for Burroughs was held at the museum in 1935.

Provenance

The collection was donated to the Archives of America Art in 1983 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art via John K. Howat.

Funding

Glass plate negatives in this collection were digitized in 2019 with funding provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.