Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868

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Painter Emanuel Leutze was born in Germany and emigrated to America in his youth. He became well-known regionally for his painting, especially portraits, and returned to Germany to paint and study from 1841 through 1859. He is remembered for historical, patriotic works, exemplified by his best known painting, Washington crossing the Delaware.

From the description of Emanuel Leutze letter, ca. 1860-1868. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51851901

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From the description of Papers of Emanuel Leutze, 1856-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015065

Historical painter; Germany and Philadelphia, Pa.

Born in Germany and moved to Pennsylvania as a child. Went back to study in Germany from 1840-1859. Most noted for his painting, "Washington Crossing the Delaware."

From the description of Emanuel Leutze letter and note, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515776

Historical painter; Germany and Philadelphia.

Born Germany. Moved to Pennsylvania as a child. Returned to Germany 1840-1859.

From the description of Emanuel Leutze papers, 1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552752

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854. Joseph Sill selected diaries, 1832-1854. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868. Emanuel Leutze letter and note, [undated]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868. Papers of Emanuel Leutze, 1856-1868. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Perraud, Philibert, b. 1815. Sketch club of American artists at Rome during the winter of 1844 & 5 [graphic] / [Philibert Perraud]. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn American artists autographs, 1837-1860. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Perraud, Philibert, b. 1815. Sketch club of American artists at Rome during the winter of 1844 & 5 [graphic] [Philibert Perraud]. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Conarroe, George M. (George Mecum), d. 1896,. Selected art related letters from the George M. Conarroe Autograph Collection, 1804-1864. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868. Emanuel Leutze letter, ca. 1860-1868. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868. Letters to E. L. Carey, Rev. William Henry Furness, and Horace Howard Furness, 1842-1847, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Chipp, Herschel Browning. Material relating to the Emanuel Leutze painting, Washington rallying the troops at Monmouth, 1853-1965. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Chamberlain scrapbook MC092., 1867-1905 Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library,
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Autograph letter signed with initials : Washington, D.C., to his wife Sophia, 1862 Apr. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. David McNeely Stauffer papers, 1817-1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868. Letters. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Robert C. Graham collection of artists' letters, 1783-1935 (bulk 1804-1877) Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Eastman Johnson letters, 1851-1899 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Leutze, Emanuel : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868. Emanuel Leutze autograph letter to Samuel P. Avery, undated. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868. Emanuel Leutze papers, 1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Marshall, Alice Kahler,. Heroines graphics collection, 1795-1907. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868. ALS, 1850 November 10 : Dusseldorf, to George Washington Parke Custis, Arlington House, Virginia. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Chipp, Herschel Browning. Herschel Browning Chipp papers, 1964-1974. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Duveen, Albert,. Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Swanner, John MacDonald, 1922-. John MacDonald Swanner papers, 1970. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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correspondedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 person
associatedWith Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902. person
associatedWith Carey, E. L. person
associatedWith Chamberlain, Samuel E. (Samuel Emery), 1829-1908 person
associatedWith Chipp, Herschel Browning. person
associatedWith Conarroe, George M. (George Mecum), d. 1896, person
associatedWith Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857. person
associatedWith Duveen, Albert, person
associatedWith Furness, William H. (William Henry), 1802-1896. person
associatedWith Graham, Robert Claverhouse person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Johnson, Eastman person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Marshall, Alice Kahler, person
associatedWith Minor, John. person
associatedWith Perraud, Philibert, b. 1815. person
associatedWith Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854. person
associatedWith Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. person
associatedWith Swanner, John MacDonald, 1922- person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
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United States
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Germany
Subject
Painters--Correspondence
Painting, American
Painters
Painting, German
Artists, American
Occupation
Artists
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Birth 1816-05-24

Death 1868-07-18

Germans

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