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Philip Leslie Hale drawings, [ca. 1880-ca. 1930]

Philip Leslie Hale drawings, [ca. 1880-ca. 1930]

Hale, Philip Leslie, 1865-1931

Painter, Author

Collection Information

Size: 69 items.

Summary: Drawings by Philip L. Hale consist of loose sketches in pencil, charcoal, pastels, and other media of heads, figures, anatomical studies, and miscellaneous subjects.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, teacher, critic, and writer; Boston, Mass. Hale received early training under his sister Ellen Day Hale, at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and Academy Julian in Paris, and he studied privately with William M. Chase, J. A. Weir, and Kenyon Cox. Taught at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for thirty years; at various times, he also was on the faculty of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Boston University. He is the son of Reverend Edward Everett Hale.


Lent for microfilming in 1986 by Thomas Dunlay, who purchased them in 1985 from dealer George Epstein. Epstein bought the drawings from Hale's daughter, Nancy Hale Bowers, in the 1960's.

Related Materials

Philip Leslie Hale papers; Also located at; Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Thomas Dunlay after microfilming.

Microfilm reel 3766 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.