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Frank Vincent DuMond papers, 1866-1982

Frank Vincent DuMond papers, 1866-1982

DuMond, Frank Vincent, 1865-1951

Painter, Landscape painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 1.8 linear feet

Summary: Biographical material (1878-1945), letters (1883-1928), business records (1898-1909), art works (1885-1887), scrapbooks (1885-1982), printed material (1884-1978), and photographs (1866-1974) document the career of painter and instructor Frank Vincent DuMond.

Biographical/Historical Note

Frank Vincent DuMond (1865-1951) was a portrait and landscape painter from New York, N.Y. DuMond was born in Rochester, N.Y., in 1865. He studied at the Art Students League from 1884 to 1888 under William Sartain and Carroll Beckwith, and at the Academie Julian in Paris from 1889 to 1891 under Jules Lefebvre, Benjamin Constant and Boulanger. Upon returning to New York, DuMond became an illustrator for Harper's Weekly and Century magazines from 1885-1892. He was an instructor at the Art Students League from 1892-1951.


Materials were loaned or given 1970-1984 by DuMond's daughter, Elisabeth DuMond Perry. Additional material was donated in 2005 by Robert Hubbard, who received them from his father-in-law Harry Condon, the caretaker for the Frank Dumond.

Location of Originals

  • Portions: Originals returned to lender, Elisabeth DuMond Perry, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels N70-75, N70-76, 53, 54, 3176 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Frank Vincent DuMond papers, 1866-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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