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1.5: Attribution Files , 1935-2008

Attribution files primarily consist of correspondence asking for Prown's expertise on attributing works to John Singleton Copley. Letters often include provenance details and attached photographs and related printed material. Documents were grouped by Prown according to attribution status and within those groupings are arranged alphabetically by sitter. Additional notes on attribution can be found in Subseries 1.1.
Description Container Select
Attribution of Paintings and Drawings Unknown, circa 1958-2005
6
25-28
Attribution Possible, 1958-2001
7
1-2
Attribution Probably Okay, 2003-2008
Includes born-digital records, see ER01.
7
3-4
Research Material on Copley Attribution, Digital Photographs, 2008
0.004 Gigabytes
Six computer files
ER01
"A Checklist of English Paintings Attributed Erroneously to John Singleton Copley", 1966
7
5
Copley Attribution Pending, 1987-1992
7
6
History, Religion, Myth, 1952-1990
7
7
Not Copley - Drawings, 1966-2007
7
8
Not Copley - English , 1954-1970s
7
9-10
Portraits, A-N, circa 1950-2008
7
11-24
Portraits, O-Z, circa 1950-2008
8
1-9
Preliminary Inquiries, circa 1993-2000
8
10
Still Life, circa 1984-1996
8
11
Unidentified Men, 1935, circa 1966-2006
8
12-14
Unidentified Women, circa 1964-2007
8
15-17
Unnamed Children, Couples, Groups, circa 1972-2004
8
18-19

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