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Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk 1885-1940

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Series 3: Exhibitions , 1901-1940
20 Linear feet
Boxes 184-204

Exhibitions includes correspondence, lists, planning notes, and available catalogs related to 185 traveling and loan exhibitions held at the Museum of Art from 1901 to 1940. Of these, 82 are group, survey, regional, or topical shows and over 100 are one-artist shows. The museum's early interest in American painters are clearly evident under Beatty's directorship, with 22 of 32 shows falling into that category. Under Saint-Gaudens' directorship, the museum continued to showcase American and regional Pennsylvania painters, but also expanded to showcase mural decorators, architecture, crafts, printed books, and sculptures, in addition to exhibitions focused on Mexican, Itlaian, Canadian, German, French, Swedish, Dutch, and Spanish art.
The collaborative work involved in curating and hosting major exhibitions is documented throughout this series, particularly through the extensive exchanges with collectors, museums, galleries, dealers, shippers, and many of the artists themselves. Much of the correspondence centers on the availability or whereabout of works and requests for loans. Information regarding the provenance, ownership, and price, sales, and insurance values of artworks are frequently noted in letters or catalogs.
From 1907 to 1940, these files were originally boxed in two year periods, and within that, arranged numerically according to the star (*) filing number assigned by the Museum of Art. Records dating from 1895-1906 were boxed separately. All records have been rearranged into an alphabetical folder heading order with all the years merged and organized into chronological order. This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1921-1922
184
16
Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1939-1940
184
17
Alexander, John White, reception, 1916
184
18
Alexander, John White, 1916
4 Folders
184
19-22
American Academy Alumni Show, 1927-1928
184
23
American Genre Show, 1935-1936, undated
7 Folders
184
24-30
American Paintings in Europe, undated, 1931
184
31
American Paintings in London Show, undated, 1925
184
32
American Paintings in London Show, 1935-1936
4 Folders
185
1-4
American Paintings, Royal Academy Show, 1938
5 Folders
185
5-9
American Paintings, Royal Academy Show, 1938-1939
185
10
American Paintings, Royal Academy Show A-P, 1939
5 Folders
185
11-15
American Paintings, Royal Academy Show P-Z, 1939
4 Folders
185
16-19
American Provincial Paintings Show, 1940
185
20
American Sculpture Show, 1916-1917
2 Folders
185
21-22
American Sculpture Show A-Z, 1916-1917
6 Folders
185
23-28
American Sculpture Show, 1920-1922
185
29
American Sculpture Show, 1921-1923
4 Folders
186
1-4
American Sculpture Show, 1940
5 Folders
186
5-9
American Society of Miniatures Show, 1921-1922
Additional materials housed in Box 234, Folder 27.
186
10
Americanization Show, 1920-1921
Additional materials housed in Box 234, Folder 27.
186
11
Anglada y Camarasa, Hermengildo, 1924-1925
186
12
Animals in Art Show, 1919-1921
186
13
Applied Arts Show, 1917-1918
3 Folders
186
14-16
Applied Arts Show, 1917
5 Folders
186
17-21
Applied Arts Show, 1918-1919
5 Folders
Additional materials housed in Box 234, Folder 27.
186
22-26
Bellows, George, 1939-1940
186
27
Benson, Frank W., 1923-1924
4 Folders
186
28-31
Besnard, Paul Albert, 1923-1925
2 Folders
186
32-33
Besnard, Paul Albert, 1923-1926
5 Folders
187
1-5
Blake, William, 1935-1936
187
6
Blanche, Jacques Emile, 1925
187
7
Blashfield, Edwin H., 1909
187
8
Blum, Robert, 1922-1923
187
9
Blythe, David G., 1932-1933
2 Folders
187
10-11
Boston Painters Show, 1922
2 Folders
187
12-13
Bourdelle, Antoine, 1925-1936
2 Folders
187
14-15
Brockhurst, Gerald L., 1934-1935
2 Folders
Additional materials housed in Box 234, Folder 27.
187
16-17
Brockhurst, Gerald L., 1939-1940
3 Folders
187
18-20
Brook, Alexander, 1933-1934
3 Folders
187
21-23
Brush, George de Forest, 1925, 1916, 1922-1923, 1918
2 Folders
187
24-25
Burchfield, Charles, 1937-1938
4 Folders
187
26-29
Canadian National Gallery Show, 1926-1927
3 Folders
187
30-32
Carlsen, Emil, 1923
188
1
Carnegie International Paintings Owned in Pittsburgh, 1932
3 Folders
188
2-4
Carnegie International Paintings Owned in Pittsburgh, 1932-1933
6 Folders
188
5-10
Carte, Anto, 1924-1925, 1928, 1933
3 Folders
188
11-13
Carter, Clarence H., 1940
188
14
Cassatt, Mary, 1925-1928
4 Folders
188
15-18
Century of American Landscape Painting Show, 1939
188
19
Century of American Landscape Painting Show A-Z, 1939-1940
6 Folders
188
20-25
Cezanne, Paul, 1936
3 Folders
188
26-28
Chicago Artists Show, 1923, 1935-1936
4 Folders
189
1-4
Children in Art Show, 1919-1920
189
5
City Planning Exhibition, 1924
189
6
Cole, Timothy, 1935
189
7
Contemporary American Prints Show, 1930
189
8
Contemporary American Sculpture Show, 1938
2 Folders
189
9-10
Contemporary American Sculpture Show, 1937-1938
7 Folders
189
11-17
Contemporary American Show, 1931-1932
2 Folders
189
18-19
Corbino, Jon, 1938-1939
3 Folders
189
20-22
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1917
189
23
Davey, Randall, 1934-1935
3 Folders
189
24-26
Davies, Arthur B., 1923-1924, 1919, 1928
3 Folders
189
27-29
de Zubiaurre, Ramon and Valentine, 1923-1926
4 Folders
189
30-33
Delacroix, Eugene, 1937-1938
189
34
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1924
2 Folders
189
35-36
Directions in American Painting Show, 1940
189
37
Domestic Architecture Show, 1923
190
1
Dubois, Guy Pene, 1938-1939
190
2
Dupuy, Herbert, 1918
190
3
Duquesne Club Show, 1929-1930
190
4
Dutch Retrospective Shows, 1938
190
5
Early American Portraits Show, 1924-1925
4 Folders
190
6-9
Early Printed Books Show, 1925-1926
190
10
Echague, Antonio Ortiz, 1940
2 Folders
190
11-12
English Painting Survey Show, 1937-1939
3 Folders
190
13-15
English Painting Survey Show A-L, 1937-1939
5 Folders
190
16-20
English Painting Survey Show M-Z, 1937-1939
6 Folders
190
21-26
Engravings by the English Society of Wood Engravers Show, 1939-1940
2 Folders
190
27-28
Forain, Jean Louis, 1924
2 Folders
190
29-30
Ford, Lauren A-Fe, 1938-1939
3 Folders
190
31-33
Ford, Lauren Fo-Z, 1938-1939
3 Folders
191
1-3
Former Pittsburgh Artists Show, 1921-1923
4 Folders
191
4-7
French Survey Show, 1936
3 Folders
191
8-10
French Survey Show A-Z, 1936
7 Folders
191
11-17
Garden Art Club Show, 1933-1934
2 Folders
191
18-19
Garden Club Show, 1922-1923
10 Folders
Additional materials housed in Box 234, Folder 27.
191
20-30
German Applied Arts Show, 1913
191
31
German Graphic Arts Show, 1913
191
32
German Romantic Paintings and Drawings Show, 1935-1937
191
33
Glackens, William, 1938-1939
4 Folders
192
1-4
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1928-1929
192
5
Grunewald, Isaac, 1935-1937
192
6
Hailman, Johanna K.W., 1927
234
26
Hamilton, Carl, 1925
192
7
Hamilton, John McLure, 1916
192
8
Hassam, Childe, 1910
192
9
Hawthorne, Charles W., 1927-1928
192
10
Hofer, Karl, 1939-1940
192
11
Homer, Winslow, 1922-1923
4 Folders
192
12-15
Homer, Winslow, 1936-1937
2 Folders
192
16-17
Homer, Winslow A-M, 1936-1937
5 Folders
192
18-22
Homer, Winslow N-Z, 1936-1937
5 Folders
192
23-27
Hoopes, Elizabeth, 1935-1936
192
28
Hopper, Edward A-M, 1936-1937
2 Folders
192
29-31
Hopper, Edward P-Z, 1936-1937
193
1
Humphrey, Alexander C., 1914
193
2
Iacovleff, Alexandre, 1937-1938
2 Folders
193
3-4
Industrial Art Show, 1924-1925
3 Folders
193
5-7
Industrial Art Show, fabric, 1924-1925
2 Folders
193
8-9
Industrial Art Show, furniture, 1924-1925
2 Folders
193
10-11
Industrial Art Show, glass, 1924-1925
193
12
Industrial Art Show, jewelry, 1924-1925
193
13
Industrial Art Show, metal works, 1924-1925
193
14
Industrial Art Show, pottery, 1924-1925
193
15
Industrial Art Show, rugs, 1924-1925
193
16
Industrial Art Show, wallpaper, 1924-1925
193
17
Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique, 1921-1922
3 Folders
193
18-20
International Exhibition Winners Show, 1934-1935
6 Folders
193
21-26
International Theater Models Show, 1922
193
27
International Watercolor Show, 1929-1932, 1934-1940
5 Folders
193
28-32
Italian Old Masters Show, 1931
193
33
Italian Show, 1924-1925
193
34
Italian Show, 1924-1925
194
1
John, Augustus, 1924, 1927-1928
2 Folders
194
2-3
John, Augustus, 1934
194
4
Junior League Show, Lawrence, Alfred Kingsley, 1936-1937
194
5
Junior League Show, Wollheim, Gert, 1936-1938
2 Folders
194
6-7
Kane, John, 1936
3 Folders
194
8-10
Karfiol, Bernard, 1938-1939
3 Folders
194
11-13
Kelly, Gerald Festus, 1924-1925
194
14
Kent, Rockwell, 1923-1924
2 Folders
194
15-16
Kent, Rockwell, 1939
194
17
Knight, Laura, 1925-1927
2 Folders
194
18-19
Kroll, Leon, 1935
3 Folders
194
20-22
la Farge, John, 1901
194
23
la Farge, John, 1921-1923
194
24
Lavery, John, 1925-1927
6 Folders
Additional materials housed in Box 234, Folder 28.
194
25-30
Lie, Waugh, Garber Show, 1923-1924
3 Folders
194
31-33
Lockhart, James Jr., 1938-1940
195
1
MacNeil, Hermon Atkins, 1917
195
2
Manet, Edouard, 1932-1933
3 Folders
195
3-5
Manet, Renoir, Morisot Show, 1923-1925
6 Folders
195
6-11
Manship, Paul, 1922-1928
5 Folders
195
12-16
Masterpieces of Art Show, 1939-1940
3 Folders
195
17-19
Matisse, Henri, 1936
195
20
McEvoy, Ambrose, 1924-1925
195
21
Medals and Small Reliefs Show, 1923
2 Folders
195
22-23
Melchers, Gari, 1933-1934
4 Folders
Additional materials housed in Box 234, Folder 28.
195
24-27
Menard, Rene, 1926-1927
196
1
Meryon, Charles, 1932-1933, 1918
196
2
Mestrovic, Ivan, 1924
196
3
Metcalf, Willard Leroy, 1924-1926
2 Folders
196
4-5
Mexican Art Show, 1929-1931, 1921-1922
7 Folders
196
6-12
Mexican Art Show A-Z, 1929
3 Folders
196
13-15
Mexican Art Show A-D, 1930
8 Folders
196
16-23
Mexican Art Show E-Z, 1930
4 Folders
197
1-4
Mexican Art Show, 1931-1939
3 Folders
197
5-7
Modern American Show, 1931-1932
2 Folders
197
8-9
Municipal Art Show A-M, 1923-1925
4 Folders
197
10-13
Municipal Art Show N-Z, 1923-1925
3 Folders
197
14-16
Mural Decorators Models Show, 1922
197
17
Mural Decorators Show, undated, 1921-1922
2 Folders
197
18-19
Mural Decorators Show, 1921-1922
5 Folders
197
20-24
Nicholson, William, 1925-1927
197
25
Old Masters, 1930
2 Folders
197
26-27
Oriental Rugs Show, 1922-1924
197
28
Oriental Rugs Show, 1922-1924
2 Folders
198
1-2
Original Illustrations Show, 1921-1922
2 Folders
198
3-4
Original Illustrations Show, Abbey, Edwin Austen, 1921-1922
198
5
Original Illustrations Show, Boutet de Monvel, Louis Maurice, 1921-1922
198
6
Original Illustrations Show, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1921-1922
198
7
Original Illustrations Show, Elliott, Elizabeth Shippen Green, 1921-1922
198
8
Original Illustrations Show, Gibson, Charles Dana, 1921-1922
198
9
Original Illustrations Show, Parrish, Maxfield, 1921-1922
198
10
Original Illustrations Show, Pyle, Howard, 1921-1922
198
11
Original Illustrations Show, Rackham, Arthur, 1921-1922
198
12
Original Illustrations Show, Saint-Gaudens, Mrs. Augustus, 1921-1922
198
13
Original Illustrations Show, Smedley, William T., 1921-1922
198
14
Original Illustrations Show, Smith, Jessie Wilcox, 1921-1922
198
15
Original Illustrations Show, Wyeth, N.C., 1921-1922
198
16
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, 1915-1916
3 Folders
198
17-19
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Argentina, 1915-1916
198
20
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Cuba, 1915
198
21
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, France, 1919, 1915, 1916
2 Folders
198
22-23
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Greece, 1915-1916, undated
198
24
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Italy, 1919, 1915-1917, 1920-1922
4 Folders
198
25-28
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Netherlands, 1915-1916
198
29
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Norway, 1915
198
30
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Philippines, 1915-1916
198
31
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Portugal, 1915
198
32
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Spain, 1915
198
33
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Sweden, 1915-1916
198
34
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, Uruguay, 1915
198
35
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Show, reception, 1916
198
36
Pan-American Show, 1939-1940
198
37
Parcell, Malcolm, 1934-1935
2 Folders
198
38-39
Parrish, Maxfield, 1919-1920
198
40
Peirce, Waldo, 1937-1938
2 Folders
198
41-42
Philadelphia Painters Show, 1922-1923
3 Folders
198
43-45
Picasso, Pablo, 1940
198
46
Pioneer Women Show, 1927
198
47
Pittsburgh Artists Show, 1932
198
48
Pittsburgh Artists Show A-K, 1935-1936
2 Folders
198
49-50
Pittsburgh Artists Show L-Z, 1935-1936
2 Folders
199
1-2
Pittsburgh Artists Show, 1937
2 Folders
199
3-4
Pittsburgh Artists Show, 1938
2 Folders
199
5-6
Pittsburgh Artists Show, 1939
2 Folders
199
7-8
Pittsburgh Artists Show, 1940
2 Folders
199
9-10
Pittsburgh Craftsman Show, 1923
199
11
Pittsburgh Loan of Old Masters Show, 1925
3 Folders
199
12-14
Pittsburgh Sesqui-Centennial, catalogs, 1908
199
15
Pittsburgh Sesqui-Centennial, contracts, 1908
199
16
Pittsburgh Sesqui-Centennial, correspondence, 1908
5 Folders
199
17-21
Pittsburgh Sesqui-Centennial, form letters, 1908
199
22
Pittsburgh Sesqui-Centennial, lists, 1908
199
23
Pittsburgh Sesqui-Centennial, reports, 1908
199
24
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1937
199
25
Portinari, Candido, 1940
199
26
Procter, Dod, 1936-1937
199
27
Punch Artists Show, 1934
199
28
Ranger, Henry Ward, 1916-1917, undated
199
29
Rembrandt, 1936
199
30
Rogers Collection Show, 1924
199
31
Roman Biennial International Show, 1923
199
32
Roman Exposition, 1911
200
1
Rosenbloom, Charles J., 1938-1939
200
2
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1909
200
3
Sargent, John Singer, 1925
200
4
Sert, Jose Maria, 1930-1932
2 Folders
200
5-6
Seyffert, Leopold Gould, 1924-1925, undated
3 Folders
200
7-9
Sickert, Walter Richard, 1937-1938
200
10
Silhouettes Show, 1913, 1919-1920
4 Folders
200
11-14
Simon, Lucien, 1933-1934
200
15
Sims, Charles, undated, 1926-1927
200
16
Small Sculpture Show, 1927-1928
200
17
Small Studies Show, 1922
5 Folders
200
18-22
Small Studies Show, 1923
2 Folders
200
23-24
Society of Wood Engravers Show, 1923-1926, undated
3 Folders
Additional materials housed in Box 234, Folder 28.
200
25-27
Sorine, Savely, 1924-1925
2 Folders
200
28-29
Spanish Painting Survey Show, 1938
200
30
Spanish Paintings Show, 1933-1934
201
1
Speicher, Eugene E., 1924-1925
201
2
Stained Glass Show, 1919-1922
3 Folders
201
3-5
Stained Glass Show, 1922-1926
6 Folders
201
6-11
Stowitts, Hubert J., 1930-1931
2 Folders
201
12-13
Survey of American Painting Show, catalogs sent, 1940
4 Folders
201
14-17
Survey of American Painting Show, form letters, 1940
201
18
Survey of American Painting Show, lists, prepatory, 1940
2 Folders
201
19-20
Survey of American Painting Show, lists, suggestions, 1940
3 Folders
201
21-23
Survey of American Painting Show, notes, 1940
201
24
Survey of American Painting Show, press releases, 1940
201
25
Survey of American Painting Show, sales, 1940
2 Folders
201
26-27
Survey of American Painting Show A, 1940
201
28
Survey of American Painting Show A-B, 1940
6 Folders
202
1-6
Survey of American Painting Show C-D, 1940
6 Folders
202
7-12
Survey of American Painting Show E-G, 1940
4 Folders
202
13-16
Survey of American Painting Show H-K, 1940
5 Folders
202
17-21
Survey of American Painting Show L-M, 1940
2 Folders
202
22-23
Survey of American Painting Show M-O, 1940
5 Folders
203
1-5
Survey of American Painting Show P-Q, 1940
5 Folders
203
6-10
Survey of American Painting Show R-S, 1940
6 Folders
203
11-16
Survey of American Painting Show T-V, 1940
2 Folders
203
17-18
Survey of American Painting Show W, 1940
5 Folders
203
19-23
Survey of American Painting Show Y-Z, 1940
2 Folders
204
1-2
Swedish Tercentenary Show, 1938
2 Folders
204
3-4
Talmage, Algernon, 1924-1926
2 Folders
204
5-6
Ten American Painters' Show, 1911
204
7
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1919
4 Folders
204
8-11
Vedder, Elihu, 1901
204
12
Venetian Biennial Modern Art Show, 1938, 1934, 1930-1932
2 Folders
204
13-14
Viennese Children's Show, 1924
204
15
Vonnoh, Robert, 1914
204
16
Warner, Everett L., 1938-1940
204
17
Weir, J. Alden, 1911
204
18
Zorn, Anders L., 1924-1925, undated
5 Folders
204
19-23
Zuloaga, Ignacio, 1924-1925
204
24
Catalogs, 1920-1933
234
27-28

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