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

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

Drinker, Henry Sandwith, 1880-1965

Author

Collection Information

Size: 0.3 linear ft. (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).

Provenance

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

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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

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