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Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960

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Series 6: Artist/Patron Files , 1840-1967
(Box 6-9, 15, OV 21; 2.8 linear feet)

The Artist/Patron Files contain reference material including notes, typescripts, scattered art work, printed material including exhibition catalogs, and photographs concerning painters, sculptors, photographers, dancers, composers, authors, art collectors, art dealers, and museum administrators. Many files include notable portrait photographs and of artists at work, which are noted at the folder level. A file for Edward Rowan includes a letter from Bruce describing his philosophy regarding the PWAP and the Section of Fine Arts. A file for Constantin Brancusi contains legal documents concerning U. S. Customs vs. Brancusi. A file for John Gadsby Chapman contains a booklet The Picture: Baptism of Pocahontas (1840). Notable photographers includea photograph of Andrew Dasburg by Arnold Genthe, a photograph of Eugene McConn by Man Ray, photographs by Ansel Adams of art work by Maurice Sterne, and photographs of New York City by Charles Sheeler.
Description Container Select
Photographs of Unidentified Individuals, undated
6
49
Art Work by Unidentified Artists, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
6
50
George Aarnes; Alanova, undated
6
51
Washington Allston; Cuno Amiet; Albert André, undated
6
52
Alexander Archipenko, 1920
6
53
Paul Arlt, undated
6
54
Peter Arno with Lupe Velez; Maurice Asselin; Milton Avery, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of Milton Avery)
6
55
George and Martin Baer, undated
6
56
Kenneth Bald, undated
6
57
Alfred H. Barr, Jr., undated
6
58
Erwin J. Barrie, undated
6
59
A. S. Baylinson; Gifford Beal, undated
6
60
George Bellows, 1925-1965, undated
(3 folders)
6
61-63
Benjamin Greenstein Benno; Parmello Bianco, undated
6
64
George Biddle; Henry Billings, undated
6
65
Edwin S. Blashfield, undated
6
66
Robert Blum, 1923, undated
(2 folders)
6
67-68
Peter Blume; Ernest Blumenschein, undated
6
69
Simone Brangier Boas, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
6
70
Aaron Bohrod, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
6
71
Louis Bouché, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
6
72
Clare Shenehon Boyd; Fiske Boyd; Thomas Boyd, 1940, undated
6
73
Constantin Brancusi, 1927, undated
(3 folders)
6
74-76
Frank Brangwyn; Georges Braque, John Breeze, 1920-1933, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of Frank Brangwyn)
6
77
Edgar Britton, undated
6
78
Manuel Bromberg, undated
(3 folders)
6
79-81
Alexander Brook, 1930-1952, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
6
82
Edward Bruce, 1926-1943, undated
(3 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
6
83-85
Beiamino Bufano; Charles E. Burchfield, 1930, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of Beiamino Bufano)
6
86
Henri Burkhard; Edith Woodman Burroughs, undated
6
87
Stirling Calder; William V. Caldwell, undated
6
88
William Calfee; Blendon Campbell; Georges Capon, undated
6
89
Mary Cassatt, 1935, undated
(2 folders)
6
90-91
Marc Chagall; Robert Winthrop Chanler, undated
6
92
John Gadsby Chapman; William Merritt Chase, 1840-1879, undated
6
93
Clarence K. Chatterton, 1931, undated
6
94
Carlos Chavez; Russell Cheney; Nicholas Cikovsky, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of Carlos Chavez)
6
95
Glenn O. Coleman, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in OV 21;
Includes portrait photograph)
6
96
Alfred Quentin Collins, undated
6
97
Howard Cook, 1937-1960, undated
(4 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
(Includes portrait photograph)
7
1-4
J. Halley Cox, undated
7
5
Kenyon Cox, undated
7
6
Alfred DiGiorgio Crimi, 1928-1962, undated
7
7
John Steuart Curry, undated
7
8
James D'Agostino, undated
7
9
Andrew Dasburg, undated
7
10
Randall Davey; Jo Davidson, undated
7
11
Arthur B. Davies, 1897-1967, undated
(4 folders)
7
12-15
Gladys Rockmore Davis, undated
7
16
Richard Davis, undated
7
17
Stuart Davis; Roger de La Fresnaye; Charles Demuth, undated
7
18
André Derain, undated
7
19
Gleb Derujinsky; André Dunoyer de Segonzac, undated
7
20
Maurice de Vlaminck; Henri de Waroquier; Thomas Dewing; Preston Dickinson, undated
7
21
Arthur G. Dove, 1930-1967, undated
(2 folders)
7
22-23
Olin Dows, 1936-1946, undated
(4 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
7
24-27
William F. Draper, undated
7
28
Elsie Driggs; Guy Pene Du Bois; Charles Dufresne; Raoul Dufy, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of Guy Pene Du Bois)
7
29
Frank D. Duncan, undated
7
30
Thomas C. Dunn, undated
7
31
Joseph Albert Duveen, 1961, undated
7
32
Elizabeth Boott Duveneck; Frank Duveneck, undated
7
33
Thomas Eakins, 1929, undated
7
34
Stuart Edie, undated
7
35
Paul R. Ellsworth; Max Ernst; Stephen Etnier, undated
7
36
A. Favori; John Duncan Ferguson, undated
7
37
Hamilton Easter Field, undated
7
38
Mitchell Fields, undated
7
39
Ernest Fiene, 1927, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
7
40
James Montgomery Flagg; John Bernard Flannagan; J. L. Forain, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of James Montgomery Flagg)
7
41
Juliana Force, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15;
Includes portrait photograph)
7
42
David Fredenthal, 1942-1944, undated
(2 folders)
7
43-44
Karl Free, undated
7
45
Daniel Chester French; E. Othon Friesz, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of Daniel Chester French)
7
46
Ted R. Gamble, undated
7
47
Emil Ganso; Edith Geiger, undated
7
48
William J. Glackens, 1920-1949
(5 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
7
49-53
Albert Gleizes; Charles Goeller, undated
7
54
E. Gondouin; Xavier Gonzales, undated
7
55
A. Conger Goodyear; Mordecai Gorelik, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15;
Includes portrait photograph)
7
56
Harry Gottlieb, undated
7
57
Martha Graham, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
7
58
Dorothea Greenbaum; M. Gromaire; William Gropper, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
7
59
Chaim Gross; Edwin Booth Grossman; A Guillaumin, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
7
60
Paul Haakon; Robert Hallowell; Hamilton Hamilton, undated
7
61
George M. Harding, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15;
Includes portrait photograph)
7
62
Marie Harriman; George "Pop" Hart, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
7
63
Marsden Hartley, undated
7
64
Rosella Hartman; Leon Hart, undated
7
65
Herbert Haseltine, undated
7
66
Charles Hawthorn; Milton Hebald, undated
7
67
Robert Henri, undated
7
68
John Holmer, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in OV 21)
7
69
Winslow Homer, undated
7
70
Charles Hopkinson, undated
7
71
Edward Hopper, 1924, undated
(4 folders)
7
72-75
Doris Humphrey, undated
7
76
Sidney Hunt, 1923-1927
7
77
Harry Jackson; G. W. James, III; Roland G. James, undated
7
78
Mitchell Jamieson, 1942-1954, undated
7
79
Richard Jansen, undated
7
80
C. Paul Jennewein; George Jensen, undated
7
81
Avery Johnson; Erle Loran Johnson, undated
7
82
Joseph Jones, 1938, undated
7
83
Robert Edmond Jones, 1932, undated
7
84
Charles Kaeselau; John Kane, undated
7
85
Morris Kantor, undated
7
86
Bernard Karfiol, undated
7
87
Georges Kars, undated
7
88
Rockwell Kent, 1933, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
7
89
Fiske Kimball; M. Kisling, undated
7
90
Georgina Klitgaard, undated
7
91
George Kratina; John F. Kraushaar, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
7
92
Henry Kreis, undated
(2 folders)
7
93-94
Harald Kreutzberg, undated
7
95
Leon Kroll, undated
7
96
Max Kuehne, 1944, undated
7
97
Walt Kuhn, undated
7
98
Yasuo Kuniyoshi, 1941, undated
7
99
Gaston Lachaise; John LaFarge; Richard Lahey, undated
7
100
Pierre LaPrade; Robert Laurent, undated
7
101
Tom Lea; Henri Lebasque, undated
7
102
Arthur Lee; Doris Lee; Jules Lefebvre, undated
7
103
Fernand Leger; Henri Le Sidaner, undated
7
104
Jack Levine, undated
7
105
André Lhote; William Littlefield, undated
7
106
Ward Lockwood; Frank Long, 1947, undated
7
107
Carlos Lopez, undated
(2 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
7
108-109
Robert Lotiron, undated
7
110
Folder Title, undated
7
Sherman C. Loudermilk, undated
(2 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
7
111-112
Maximilian Luce, undated
7
113
George Luks, undated
(2 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
7
114-115
Jean Lurcot; Gwen Lux, undated
7
116
Stewart S. MacDermott; Artistide Maillol, undated
7
117
Peppino Mangravite, undated
7
118
Paul Manship, 1933-1959, undated
(4 folders)
7
119-122
Jean Marchand; L. Marcoussis, undated
7
123
Berta Margoulies; Albert Marquet; Fred Dana Marsh, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
7
124
Reginald Marsh, undated
(2 folders)
7
125-126
Fletcher Martin; Milton Marx, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of Milton Marx)
7
127
Henri Matisse, 1932, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
7
128
Donald Mattison, undated
7
129
Henry E. Mattson, undated
7
130
Milton Max, undated
7
131
Eugene McConn Photographed by Man Ray, 1922
7
132
John R. McDermott, undated
7
133
Henry Lee McFee; Kindred McLeary, undated
7
134
William McVey, undated
7
135
Frank Mechan, undated
8
1
Barse Miller, undated
8
2
Edgar Miller; Henry Miller, 1943, undated
8
3
Kenneth Hayes Miller, 1953, undated
8
4
Edward Millman, 1944-1964, undated
(3 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
8
5-7
Amedeo Modigliani; Ross Moffett; Herman More; Marcel Mouillot, undated
8
8
William Sidney Mount; Albert K. Murray, Jerome Myers, undated
8
9
Frank Osborn, 1926
8
10
William C. Palmer, undated
8
11
Jules Pascin, undated
8
12
James Peale; Waldo Peirce, 1935, undated
8
13
Charles Hovey Pepper; Pablo Picasso; Attilio Piccirilli, undated
8
14
Horace Pippin; Camille Pissarro, 1940, undated
8
15
Ogden Pleissner, 1944, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
8
16
Joseph Pollet, undated
8
17
Henry Varnum Poor, undated
(6 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
8
18-23
Hiram Powers, 1847, undated
(2 folders)
(Includes portrait photograph)
8
24-25
Maurice Prendergast, 1930-1955
(2 folders)
8
26-27
Edmund Quinn, undated
8
28
Savo Radulovic; Ellen Emmet Rand, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of Savo Radulovic)
8
29
Edward Reep; Frank K. Rehn; Théophile Robert, undated
(Includes portrait photograph of Frank Rehn)
8
30
Boardman Robinson, undated
(3 folders)
8
31-33
Theodore Robinson; Auguste Rodin; Paul Rohland, undated
8
34
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1941, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
8
35
Doris Rosenthal; Georges Rouault; Glen H. Rounds, undated
8
36
Albert P. Ryder, undated
8
37
Antonio Salemme; George Samerjan, undated
8
38
Paul Sample; John Singer Sargent, undated
8
39
Eugene Francis Savage, undated
8
40
Bruce Wilder Saville, undated
8
41
Concetta Scaravaglione, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
8
42
Katherine Schmidt; Carl Schmitz, undated
8
43
Henry E. Schnakenberg, undated
8
44
James W. Seese; Charles Shannon, undated
8
45
Charles Sheeler, 1923, undated
(4 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
8
46-49
Dwight C. Shepler, 1945, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
8
50
Symeon Shimin; Paul Signac; Lucien Simon, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in OV 21)
8
51
Sidney Simon, 1945-1966, undated
(3 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
8
52-54
John Sloan; Lawrence Beall Smith, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15;
Includes portrait photograph of John Sloan)
8
55
Samuel D. Smith, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
8
56
Aaron Sopher, 1940-1957, undated
(2 folders)
8
57-58
Eugene Speicher, undated
8
59
Francis Speight; Niles Spencer, undated
8
60
Robert Spencer, Ralph Stackpole, Théophile Steinlen, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15;
Includes portrait photograph of Ralph Stackpole)
8
61
Joseph Stella, undated
8
62
Maurice Sterne, undated
(3 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
8
63-65
Alfred Stieglitz, 1946, undated
8
66
Josef Stransky; Henry Strater, undated
8
67
Sara Mildred Strauss, undated
8
68
Dudley V. Talcott; Chuzo Tamotzu, undated
8
69
Frederic Taubes; Pavel Tchelitchew; Harry F. Tepker, undated
8
70
Elizabeth Terrell; F. C. Trucksess, undated
8
71
Harry S Truman, undated
(Includes portrait photograph)
8
72
Allen Tucker, 1928-1946, undated
(4 folders)
8
73-76
Buk Ulreich, undated
8
77
Leon Underwood, undated
8
78
Maurice Utrillo, undated
8
79
Kees Van Dongen; Dorothy Varian; Henri Verge-Sarrat, undated
8
80
Frede Jensen Vidar, undated
(3 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
8
81-83
Rudof C. Von Ripper, 1944, undated
(2 folders;
Includes portrait photograph)
8
84-85
Horatio Walker, undated
8
86
Abraham Walkowitz; Heinz Warneke, 1916, undated
8
87
Nan Watson, 1915-1960, undated
(12 folders)
8
88-99
Max Weber, 1969, undated
(2 folders)
9
1-2
Adolph Weinman, undated
9
3
Elmer Wexler, undated
9
4
Vera White; Frederic Allen Whiting, undated
9
5
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; Isabel Whitney, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 15)
9
6
Mildred Williams; Andrew Winter, undated
9
7
John Kellogg Woodruff; Harold Holmes Wrenn, undated
9
8
Mahonri Young, undated
9
9
William Zorach, 1940, undated
(2 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 15;
Includes portrait photograph)
9
10-11
Oversized Oil Painting by Unidentified Artist, undated,
(from Box 6, Folder 50)
15
1
Oversized Photographs of Aaron Bohrod and His Work, undated,
(from Box 6, Folder 70)
15
2
Oversized Photographs of Art Work by Howard Cook, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 4)
15
3
Oversized Photograph of Juliana Force, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 42)
15
3
Oversized Photographs of Art Work by Mordecai Gorelik, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 56)
15
4
Oversized Photograph of Art Work by William Gropper, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 59)
15
4
Oversized Photograph of Art Work by Edwin Booth Grossman, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 60)
15
4
Oversized Photograph of Art Work by George Harding, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 62)
15
5
Oversized Lithograph by George "Pop" Hart, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 63)
15
5
Oversized Photographs of Art Work by George Kratina, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 92)
15
5
Oversized Photograph of Art Work by Fred Dana Marsh, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 124)
15
6
Oversized Photographs of John Sloan, undated,
(from Box 8, Folder 55)
15
6
Oversized Photograph of Ralph Stackpole, undated,
(from Box 8, Folder 61)
15
6
Oversized Photographs of Art Work by Maurice Sterne, undated,
(from Box 8, Folder 65)
15
7
Oversized Photograph of Art Work by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, undated,
(from Box 9, Folder 6)
15
7
Oversized Photograph of William Zorach, undated,
(from Box 9, Folder 11)
15
7
Oversized Lithograph by Glenn O. Coleman, undated,
(from Box 6, Folder 95)
OV 21
Oversized Photographs of Art Work by John Holmer, undated,
(from Box 7, Folder 69)
OV 21
Oversized Drawing by Symeon Shimin, undated,
(from Box 8, Folder 51)
OV 21

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.