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Sherman E. Lee papers, 1947-1997

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Series 3: Writings and Notes , 1962-1983
1.7 Linear Feet
Boxes 2-4

Writings by Sherman Lee include articles, books, essays, lectures, and reviews. Some lecture files only contain slide lists.
Material is arranged in chronological order by type of writing.
Description Container Select
Articles, Books, and Essays
"Old Man Painting by Rembrandt", 1962
2
32
"Varieties of Portraiture in Chinese and Japanese Art", 1962
2
33
"Japanese Decorative Style" and "Connoisseur" , 1962
2
34
"Scattered Pearls Beyond the Ocean: Chinese Album Paintings", 1962
2
35
"The Art Museum and Antiquity", 1962
2
36
"Mughal Art, Principally Painting, In New York", 1963
2
37
"The Idea of an Art Museum", 1963
2
38
"Tea Taste in Japanese Art", 1963
2
39
Introduction, Exhibition Catalog, Smithsonian Institution, Indian Painting, 1965
2
40
"Portrait of the Jester by Velasquez", 1965-1966
2
41
Articles, Books, and Essays
"Painting" and "Quality in Painting", 1969
3
1
Preface, Ancient Cambodian Sculpture, 1969
3
2
"The Water and the Moon in Chinese and Modern Painting" , 1969-1970
3
3
Forward, for Feininger, 1970
3
4
"Sosetsu and Flowers", 1970
3
5
"To See Big Within Small: Hsiao-Chung-Chien-Ta", 1971
3
6
"General Introduction to Cleveland Museum of Art, Oriental Objects", 1971
3
7
"Chinese Ceramics at Kansas City", 1972
3
8
Preface, Korean Art, by Chewon Kim, 1971-1972
3
9
"The Tombs of Prince Liu and Princess Tu", 1972
3
10
"Two Cheers for Irrelevance" (Milton Fox Memorial), 1972
3
11
"The Art Museum as a Wilderness Area", 1971-1973
3
12
Forward, The Way of Tea by Rand Castile, 1973
3
13
Forward, Indian Paintings from the Punjab Hills, by W.G. Archer, 1973
3
14
The Colours of Ink, for Asia House Exhibition, 1973
3
15
Introduction, for Shimmel Catalog, 1973
3
16
"Noh: Masks and Robes", 1975
3
17
"Ideology and Archaeology", 1975
3
18
"Collecting and the Seven Deadly Sins", 1976
3
19
"Art Against Things", 1976
3
20
"Art Museums and Education", 1976
3
21
"Varieties of Portraiture in Chinese and Japanese Art", 1977
3
22
"American Appreciation of East Asian Art", 1977
3
23
Forward, "Public Monuments", 1977
3
24
Article for Heibonsha, 1977
3
25
"Horse Racing at Kamo Shrine", 1977
3
26
Preface, Six Persimmons by David Bershtein, 1978
3
27
Preface, Catalog by Yosiko Miwa, 1978
3
28
"The Genius of Japanese Design", 1979
3
29
"5,000 Years of Korean Art", 1980
3
30
"Bronze Age of China", 1980
3
31
"The Nature and Significance of the Collection of Liang Ching-Piao", 1979-1981
3
32
Preface, 1,000 Years of Japanese Art, 1980
3
33
"Eight Dynasties of Chinese Painting", 1981
3
34
"Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III Collection", 1981
3
35
"Museum Education", 1982
3
36
"Article for Connaissance des Arts", 1983
3
37
on Richard E. Fuller, 1983
3
38
"For Yomiuri News", 1983
3
39
"The Permanent Collection of the Art Museum", 1982-1983
3
40
"Reflections of Reality", 1983
3
41
Lectures and Talks
Chinese Art, 1963-1966
3
42-43
Indian Art, circa 1958-1983
3
44
Japanese Art, 1960-1964
3
45
Miscellaneous Art, 1958-1973
3
46
"Distant Past", circa 1958
3
47
"The Connoisseurship of Chinese Paintings," Yale University, 1963
3
48
"The Two Chinas: The Westerner's Idea and Actuality," Williamsburg, Virginia, 1969
3
49
"The Special (Loan) Exhibition," College Art Association, 1970
3
50
"Two Cheers for Irrelevance," Case Western Reserve University, 1970
3
51
"Eye Object," Cleveland Institute of Art, 1972
3
52
"Tea Taste in Japanese Art" and "Radical Change in Chinese Painting," University Center of Virginia, 1972
3
53
"Tea Taste in Japanese Art," Asia Society, 1972
3
54
"Collecting, the Pleasant Disease," Atlanta, Georgia , 1972-1978
3
55
"Sculpture in Thailand", 1973
3
56
"New Arrangement of Galleries," Cleveland Museum of Art, 1973
3
57
"Art: East and West," Hiram College, 1974
3
58
"Art Museums: International, National, and Local Issues," City Club, Cleveland, Ohio, 1974
3
59
"Art and Archaeology in China," Baltimore Museum and Smith College, 1973
3
60
Talk, Print Club, Cleveland, Ohio, 1974
3
61
"Masterworks from Oriental Art Collection," Oberlin College, 1974
3
62
"Art and Archaeology in the People's Republic of China," University of Wisconsin, 1974
3
63
Lecture, Chinese Exhibition, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1974
3
64
"Decorative Style and Realism in Japanese Painting," University of Virginia, 1974-1975
3
65
"Nature and Art: Chinese and Japanese Gardens and Paintings," Freer Gallery, 1975
3
66
Lecture, Associated Council of the Arts, Cleveland, Ohio, 1975
3
67
"The Essential Museum," North Carolina Art Society, 1975
3
68
"Past and Present: the Dilemma of the Art Museum in China and the West", 1975
3
69
Tokyo Masterpieces, East and West", 1976
3
70
"World of Decorated Screen Painting," Junior Council Lecture Series , 1977
3
71
Lecture, Chinese Painting, Birmingham, Alabama, 1977
3
72
"Who Needs a Public Monument?" Cleveland Museum of Art, 1977
3
73
"Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of ... What?" College Art Association, 1978
3
74
"The Characteristics of Japanese Art and Their Relevance Today," Japan Foundation, 1978
3
75
"The Art Museum as Educators," City Club, Cleveland, Ohio, 1978
3
76
Lectures and Talks
"Sanctuary," Kenyon College, 1977-1978
4
1
"Art and Archaeology of the People's Republic of China," Marietta College, 1978
4
2
"Connoisseurship", 1979
4
3
"Quality in the Visual Arts," Natural History Museum, 1979
4
4
"1978 Year in Review", 1979
4
5
"Art Museums and the Problems Representative of China: Form and Contents," University of Chicago, 1979
4
6
"Statistics on Museums in China," Chicago, Illinois, 1979
4
7
"Public Monuments," Youngstown, Ohio, 1979
4
8
"River Village, Fisherman's Joy," Cleveland Museum of Art, 1979
4
9
"Animals in Chinese Art," Natural History Museum, 1980
4
10
"The Double Virtue of Transmission -- China, Korea, and Japan," Junior Council Lecture Series, 1980
4
11
Lecture, Korean Art, Junior Council Lecture Series, 1980
4
12
Convocation Address, University of Notre Dame, 1980
4
13
Lecture, Chinese Painting, Kansas City, Missouri, 1980
4
14
Lecture, San Antonio Art Museum Symposium, 1981
4
15
"The Sins and Virtues of Collecting," Kimball Art Museum, 1981
4
16
"1961-1981 at the Cleveland Museum of Art," Gallery Group of the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1981
4
17
"A Popular Tradition of Early Chinese Ceramics," Cleveland Museum of Art, 1981
4
18
"Collecting and the Seven Deadly Sins," Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1981
4
19
"Collecting of Chinese Paintings," Asia Society, New York City, New York, 1982
4
20
"Water, Trees, and Rocks: Chinese Painting 1350-1650," Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981-1982
4
21
Speech, Art Dealers Association Awards, 1982
4
22-23
"Archaeology and Historic Preservation," Jefferson Lecture Symposium, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1982
4
24
Talk, Donor's Reception, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1982
4
25
"Ceramics: A Primeval Art," Cleveland Museum of Art, 1982
4
26
"In Retrospect," Harvard Business School, 1983
4
27
"The Sins and Virtues of Collecting," Center for Fine Arts, Miami, Florida, 1983
4
28
"Introduction to Drawings, Old and New," Cleveland Museum of Art, 1983
4
29
"The Meaning of the Mean," Case Western Reserve University, 1983
4
30
"Emaki: Well Told Tales", 1983
4
31
Book Reviews, 1958-1980
4
32
Notes, circa 1950
4
33
Letters to the Editor, 1971
4
34
TV Script, NBC Knowledge Series, 1976-1977
4
35
Lists of Works of Art, circa 1947-1996
4
36
Writings by Others, 1977-1981
4
37-39

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