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Series 9 | A Finding Aid to the Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001 | Digitized Collection

Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001

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Series 9: Artwork, 1932-1984
2 linear feet
Box 6-9, OV 10-14

Works of art by Blume include sketches, preliminary drawings, prints, and one final drawing. Media include pencil, pen, pastel, and charcoal. Sketches entitled Doodles were likely numbered and identified by Blume. Also found are a series of drawings of heads, some of which are mounted. Studies for Blume's works include:
Parade
(1930),
The Obelisk
(1932),
Harps
(1932),
Fracture Ward
(1945),
The Rock
(1948),
The Shrine
(1950),
The Crucifixion
(1951),
Castle of Euralyus
(1952),
Landscape in Bali
(1954),
The Passage to Aetna
(1956),
Hadrian's Villa
(1958),
Tasso's Oak
(1960),
Banyon Trees
(1961),
Winter
(1964),
Summer
(1966),
Satyr with Cock
(1967),
Recollection of the Flood
(1969),
Boulders of Avila
(1976),
From the Metamorphosis
(1979),
Crashing Surf
(1982), and
Autumn
(1984).
Works by Peter Blume owned by the Craton family are also found. These include three prints, one entitled
Harps
, and one drawing entitled
New England Snow
, which was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1938.
Also found is a work by Deborah Nourse Lattimore entitled
Gilt Venus
.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
Designs for a Stand, circa 1960
6
5
Doodles, DDOND 12-17, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
6
Doodles, DDOND 18-25, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
7
Doodles, DDOND 26-31, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
8
Doodles, DDOND 32-50, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
9
Doodles, DDOND 51-65, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
10
Doodles, DDOND 66-89, circa 1940-circa 1970
6
11
Doodles, DDOND 90-99, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
12
Doodles, DDOND 100-113, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
13
Doodles, DDOND 114-135, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
14
Doodles, DDOND 136-154, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
15
Doodles, DDOND 155-179 (174 missing), circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
16
Doodles, DDOND 180-197, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
17
Doodles, DDOND 198-203, circa 1940-circa 1970
6
18
Doodles, DDOND 204-209 (and others), circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
19
Doodles, DDOND 210-213, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
6
20
Sketches, 1944-1982
6
21-23
Sketches, Heads, 1948-1975
Oversized material housed in Box 9, F6
6
24-28
Gilt Venus
, by Deborah Nourse Lattimore, 1979
Oversized material housed in Box 9, F10
6
29
Prints and Drawings, Owned by Craton Family, 1936-1942
7
1
Studies
Summer
, 1960s
8
1
Hadrian's Villa
, circa 1958
8
2
Fracture Ward
, circa 1945
8
3
Harps
, 1932
8
4
Obelisk
, 1932
8
5
Boulders of Avila
, 1976
8
6
Banyan Trees
, 1961
8
7
Landscape in Bali
, 1954
8
8
Passage to Etna
, circa 1956
8
9
Castle of Euralus
, 1952
8
10
The Crucifixion
and
The Shrine
, 1951-1952
8
11
Winter
, 1964
8
12
Crashing Surf
,
Metamorphosis
,
Autumn
, and
Satyr with Cock
, 1974-1984
Oversized material housed in OV 10.
8
13
Parade
,
Recollection of the Flood
,
Tasso's Oak
, and
The Rock
, 1930-1969
Oversized material housed in OV 11 and OV 14.
8
14
Doodles, 1950s-1960s
8
15-16
Oversized Sketches of Heads scanned with Box 6, F24-28, 1950s-1969
9
6
Oversized Artwork by Others scanned with Box 6, F29
9
10
Oversized Studies of
Crashing Surf
,
Metamorphosis
,
Autumn
, and
Satyr with Cock
scanned with Box 8, Folder 13, 1984
OV 10
1
Oversized Studies of
Recollection of the Flood
and
Tasso's Oak
scanned with Box 8, Folder 14, 1969
OV 11
1
Oversized Studies of The Rock scanned with Box 8, Folder 14, circa 1950
Includes
The Rock
OV 14
1
Oversized Mounted Sketches, Untitled, 1950s-1960s
OV 12
1
Oversized Mounted Sketches, Untitled, 1950s-1960s
OV 13
1

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