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Lauren Rabb research material on William Lamb Picknell, [ca. 1990-1995]

Rabb, Lauren

Gallery owner, Author, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: Research material for an unpublished catalogue raissonné on William Lamb Picknell. Included is Picknell's chronology, biography, criticism, and exhibitions; a card file of works of art arranged in chronological order (titles in quotations are confirmed titles); photographs, slides, transparencies, reproductions, and photocopies of Picknell, his works of art, and photographic sources for paintings; photocopies of family papers and published writings about Picknell (many supplied by Merl M. Moore, Jr.); and miscellany. Also included is a catalogue William Lamb Picknell (1853-1897), Taggart & Jorgensen Gallery, Washington, D.C., November 7-December 7, 1991, including an essay by Rabb, "William Picknell's Family Life."

Biographical/Historical Note

Lauren Rabb: Art historian; Fairfax, Va. William Picknell: Painter; New York City. b.1853 d. 1897 Art historian Lauren Rabb began her research on William Lamb Picknell (1853-1897) while she was working at the Taggart & Jorgensen Gallery, in Washington, D.C., on the William Lamb Picknell exhibition (November 7 - December 7, 1991). She subsequently gathered material on Lamb for a catalogue raissonné that was not published.


Donated 2004 by Lauren Rabb.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Lauren Rabb research material on William Lamb Picknell, [ca. 1990-1995]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.