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A Finding Aid to the Gabrielle de Veaux Clements papers, 1860-1948

Gabrielle de Veaux Clements papers, 1860-1948

Clements, Gabrielle de Veaux, 1858-1948

Muralist, Art teacher, Painter, Printmaker, Etcher

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear foot

Summary: The papers of painter, etcher, printer, muralist, and art teacher Gabrielle de Veaux Clements measure 1 linear foot and date from 1860 to 1948. Found within the papers are biographical material; personal and professional correspondence, including extensive correspondence from Clements to her mother; writings, including notes and essays on art history and etching techniques; printed material; artwork; 8 sketchbooks; and photographs of Clements, her family and friends, and her work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, printer, and art teacher Gabrielle de Veaux Clements (1858-1948) lived and worked in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Maryland, and Folly Cove near Gloucester, Massachusetts. She was known for her etchings and her commissioned murals for the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Provenance

The Gabrielle de Veaux Clements papers were donated by Mrs. Harlan Starr, Jr. in 1983.

Funding

Processing of this collection was funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art.