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Rockwell Kent papers, [circa 1840]-1993, bulk 1935-1961

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3.1: Artwork by Rockwell Kent ,

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Loose Items
(drawings and sketches in pencil and ink, 1910, 1914, and undated; floor plan and elevations of small house, undated; small sketches of household scenes titled "Happy Days"; rough sketches for design of Sally and Rockwell Kent letterhead, 1940)
5252
683-720
Sketchbooks, Volume 1
(buildings, landscapes, sketches with notes regarding native costume [Alaska or Greenland?])
5252
723-747
Sketchbooks, Volume 2
(small figures, compositions, notes "in acct with A. [bbott] H. T. [hayer]")
5252
748-768
Sketchbooks, Volume 3
(portraits [Eskimos?], northern landscape)
5252
769-776
Sketchbooks, Volume 4
(self-portraits; back contains work by C. K. B., 1972)
5252
777-788
Sketchbooks, Volume 5
(landscapes-pages loose)
5252
789-794
Sketchbooks, Volume 6
(landscapes-spiral bound)
5252
795-798
Sketchbooks, Volume 7
(landscapes; floor plans with drawings of exteriors, architectural details; postcards; 1 photograph; printed reproductions, stamped Columbia University, with drawings done from them; note supplied by Sally Kent Gorton indicates that some sketches in this volume are by William Merritt Chase)
5252
799-843
Sketchbooks, Volume 8
(feet; figure)
5252
845-847
Sketchbooks, Volume 9
(buildings on Kent's property, AuSable Forks, N.Y.; landscapes)
5252
848-852
Peter Grimes
  • Costume Designs, Pencil Drawings (SKG Estate 2000.2.1-2, 2000.19.1-5), 1968.
  • Costume Designs, Watercolor and Pencil (SKG Estate 2000.15.1-4, 2000.16.1-4, 2000.17.1-4, 2000.18.1-4), 1968.
  • Set Designs, Pencil Drawings and Studies (Prologue, Act II, Scene II; Act III, Scene I; and undesignated scenes; SKG Estate 2000.12.1-3, 2000.13.1-9), with 8-page manuscript about the opera Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten, 1968.
  • Set Designs, Pencil Drawings and Studies (Act I, Scene II; Act II, Scene I; Act III, Scene II; and undesignated scenes; SKG Estate 2000.3.1-9, 2000.4.1-3), 1968 (oversize).
  • Set Designs, Ink and Gouache (Prologue and Act I, Scene I; SKG Estate 2000.8-11), 1968 (oversize).
  • Set Design, Ink and Gouache (Act I, Scene II; SKG Estate 2000.5), 1968 (oversize).
  • Set Designs, Ink and Gouache (Act II, Scene II; SKG Estate 2000.7, 2000.14.1), 1968 (oversize).
  • Set Designs, Ink and Gouache (Act III, Scenes 1 and II; SKG Estate 2000.6, 2000.9), 1968 (oversize).
5741
242-323
Color Lithograph, Study for War Poster, "Man Killing Nazi Snake" (used in It's Me, O Lord!; SKG Estate 2000.14), circa 1941
5741
324-325
Ink Drawings
  • Detail of Vermont Marble Workers' Strike Poster (used in It's Me, O Lord!; SKG Estate 2000.282), circa 1935.
  • Illustration Studies, To Thee (SKG Estate 2000.41), circa 1946.
  • Miscellaneous Subjects (SKG Estate 2000.109, 2000.151), undated.
5741
326-333
Pencil Drawings
  • Design Sketches for Fabrics (one with gouache; SKG Estate 2000.92-93), undated
  • Figures SKG Estate 2000.15.2-5, 2000.15.100, 2000.36, 2000.48-52, 2000.78, 2000.88-89, 2000.100-101, 2000.119, 2000.149, 2000.214-215, 2000.301-302, 2000.308, 2000.310-312, 2000.340, 2000.447), undated.
  • Figures, circa 1920 (SKG Estate 2000.15.6, 2000.62, 2000.71, 2000.73-74), undated (oversized).
  • Figures, Medical Drawings for Schering Corp. (SKG Estate 2000.17.1-2) circa 1942.
  • Greenland Subjects (SKG Estate 2000.391, 2000.451-452, 2000.469) undated.
  • Illustration Studies, Erewhon (SKG Estate 2000.421), undated.
  • Illustration Studies, Greenland Journal (SKG Estate 2000.19-22, 2000.394), undated.
  • Illustration Studies, It's Me O Lord! (SKG Estate 2000.300), undated.
  • Illustration Studies and Frontispiece, The Saga of Gisli Sour (SKG Estate 2000.436-437), undated.
  • Illustration Studies, This Is My Own (SKG Estate 2000.447), 1939.
  • Illustrations, Voyaging (SKG Estate 2000.440-443), 1922 (oversize).
  • Landscapes (SKG Estate 2000.49, 2000.87, 2000.98-99), undated.
  • Landscapes (SKG Estate 2000.57), undated (oversize).
  • Miscellaneous Subjects (SKG Estate 2000.77), undated (oversize).
  • Miscellaneous Subjects (SKG Estate 2000.36-38, 2000.69, 2000.83, 2000.112, 2000.115, 2000.163, 2000.171, 2000.174, 2000.176-179, 2000.185, 2000.307, 2000.445, 2000.449, 2000.478-479, 2000.497-500), undated.
  • Page Designs, Miscellaneous (SKG Estate 2000.82, 2000.84), undated.
  • Page Designs, To Thee, centennial history of Rahr Malting Co.], and Rahr Logo (SKG Estate 2000.107, 2000.486, 2000.490), circa 1947.
5741
334-428
Miscellaneous Media, Paper Stencil Cutout for Dairy Advertisement (SKG Estate 2000.339), circa. 1939
5741
429-430

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