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Henry Drinker research material on Cecilia Beaux, [ca. 1880-1920]

Drinker, Henry Sandwith, 1880-1965



Collection Information

Size: 0.3 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Papers collected by Drinker for a catalog raisonne of his aunt, painter Cecilia Beaux. Included is a letter from Beaux regarding a painting; a transcript of a lecture Beaux gave on portraiture; and photographs of Beaux paintings and drawings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Drinker wrote THE PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS OF CECILIA BEAUX, (Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1955).


Microfilmed in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4236 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Henry Drinker research material on Cecilia Beaux, [ca. 1880-1920]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.