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Paul Dougherty papers, 1896-1946

Dougherty, Paul, 1877-1947

Painter, Marine painter


Collection Information

Size: 10.4 Linear feet, (on 4 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence; photographs; biographical material; notes; sketchbooks; sketches and drawings; a reproduction; exhibition catalog; and clippings.
REEL 876: Correspondence with his daughter Lisa; 2 photos of his classes at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1896; photos of his wife and father; clippings; and a Grand Central Gallery exhibition catalog.
REELS 942-943: Biographical material relating to both Dougherty and his father J. Hampden Dougherty; correspondence and notes, including paint recipes; 22 sketchbooks; 627 loose sketches and drawings; and one printed reproduction of a seascape by Dougherty.
REEL 950: Photographs of Dougherty, of his works, of unidentified people and unidentified works of art, and an album of reference photographs, mainly seascapes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marine painter; Carmel, California and New York, N.Y.


Lent for microfilming 1975 by Lisa Dougherty Coon, daughter of Paul Dougherty.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 876, 942-943 and 950 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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

Paul Dougherty papers, 1896-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.