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John Frederick Peto and Peto family papers, 1850-1983

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Series 3: Printed Material , 1880-1983
(Box 1, OV 5; 11 folders)

Printed material consists primarily of exhibition catalogs and clippings about John Frederick Peto's career and artwork. Found here are three exhibition catalogs, including one for a exhibition of Peto's artwork at the Brooklyn Museum in 1950 which contains a critical biography by art critic Alfred Frankenstein. The 1949 article Frankenstein wrote about his discoveries of Harnett painting forgeries that were actually by Peto is included in the news clippings. Also found are news clippings about Peto, his family, and the exhibition of his artwork, two articles about Peto in the Kennedy Quarterly, and news clippings and other material about fellow still life artist William Harnett. Additional printed material documents Island Heights, New Jersey, where Peto lived, and the printing of a Peto stamp in 1974. Miscellaneous printed material includes announcements, brochures, and other items.
Items are arranged chronologically within each folder.
Description Container Select
Exhibition Catalogs, 1950
1
14
Exhibition Catalogs, 1965, 1971
1
15
News Clippings, John Frederick Peto, 1880-1918
1
16
News Clippings, John Frederick Peto, 1949-1983
1
17
News Clippings, William Harnett, circa 1892-1971
1
18
Printed Material about William Harnett, 1892, 1948-1971
(See also OV 5)
1
19
Printed Material about Island Heights, New Jersey, circa 1900, 1932-1981
1
20
Printed Material about Peto Stamp, 1974
1
21
The Kennedy Quarterly, 1964, 1965
1
22
Notecards showing Peto's Artwork (Blank), 1978, 1983
1
23
Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1967-1978
1
24
Printed Material about William Harnett, 1892, 1948-1971
(See also Box 1, Folder 19)
OV 5

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