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Rosenthal Collection of Drawings by American Artists inventory, [ca. 1927-1930]

Free Library of Philadelphia. Prints Dept


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, microfilm reel

Summary: A 27 page inventory of drawings and sketchbooks by American artists in the Rosenthal Collection in the Free Library of Philadelphia's Prints Department. The inventory lists artists, their dates, and titles of works in the collection donated by Albert Rosenthal.

Biographical/Historical Note

Albert Rosenthal was a portrait painter, printmaker, writer and collector in Philadelphia. In 1927 he began donating a collection of 846 drawings by American artists of the 19th and early 20th centuries to the Free Library of Philadelphia.


Lent for microfilming, 1954, by the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel P5 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

Rosenthal Collection of Drawings by American Artists inventory, [ca. 1927-1930]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.