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Henry Drinker research material on Cecilia Beaux, circa 1880-1920

Drinker, Henry Sandwith, 1880-1965

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Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel, 0.3 linear feet on partial microfilm reel

Summary: The microfilmed Henry Drinker research material on Cecilia Beaux contains papers Drinker collected for a catalogue raisonne of his aunt, the 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 with paintings and drawings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Sandwith Drinker (1880-1965) was a lawyer and amateur musicologist in Pennsylvania. Cecilia Beaux was his mother's sister. Drinker worked on The Paintings and Drawings of Cecilia Beaux (Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1955), a catalogue raisonne of his aunt's work.

Provenance

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

Related Materials

The Archives of American Art also holds the Cecilia Beaux papers, 1863-1968; the Dorothea Gilder papers regarding Cecilia Beaux, 1897-1920; and the microfilmed Cecilia Beaux photographs and newsclippings, circa 1890-1912.

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, circa 1880-1920. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.