Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900

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Artist commissioned by the Board of Regents to paint campus and the observatory of University of Michigan.

From the description of Sketch book, 1855. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 83658068

From the description of Jasper Francis Cropsey sketch book, 1855. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778263

From the description of Sketch book, 1855. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419312

Painter; New York (N.Y.).

From the description of Jasper Francis Cropsey letters, 1855-1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118584

Artist commissioned by the Board of Regents to paint the campus and the observatory of University of Michigan.

From the guide to the Jasper Francis Cropsey visual materials, 1855-1856, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Cropsey was best known as a landscape painter of the Hudson River School, but he occasionally earned his living through his architectural training. He was elected a member of the National Academy of Design in 1851.

From the description of Papers, 1843-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155540414

Landscape painter; New York, N.Y.

Cropsey designed and superintended the Sixth Ave. El stations of New York City.

From the description of Jasper Francis Cropsey papers, 1845-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571199

Archival Resources
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referencedIn Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872. Papers, 1832-1872. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Charles M. Brown gift, 1825-1909. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Hatch, John Davis. John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. Letters to Asher Brown Durand from artists, 1819-1880. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Duveen, Albert. Albert Duveen art reference files, [ca. 1831-1950]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gay, Edward, 1837-1928. Edward Gay and Gay family papers, 1852-1975. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Jasper Francis Cropsey visual materials, 1855-1856 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Kitchell, John W. John W. Kitchell papers, 1895-1911. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kurtz, Charles M. (Charles McMeen), 1855-1909. Charles M. Kurtz papers, 1870-1910. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Photography. Records, Exhibition negatives: installations. Drawings of the Hudson River School. 1969-1970. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Jasper Francis Cropsey papers, 1845-1868. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Jasper Francis Cropsey letters, 1855-1856. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cropsey, Jasper : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Sketch book, 1855. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Sketch book, 1855. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Jasper Francis Cropsey : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
referencedIn Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. The Detroit Observatory of the University of Michigan / by Jasper F. Cropsey. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Jasper Francis Cropsey sketch book, 1855. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. J.F. Cropsey letter to Samuel P. Avery, 1865. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Stone, Benjamin B. G., 1829-1906. Papers, 1844-1982, 1844-1906 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Falconer, John Mackie, 1820-1903. John Falconer letters, 1847-1854. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Evans, Elliot A. P. (Elliot Arthur Powell), 1907-. Elliot Evans research files on William S. Jewett, 1845-1967 (bulk circa 1942-1967). UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904. Samuel Putnam Avery papers, 1857-1902. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. Papers, 1843-1890. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Duveen, Albert,. Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891. Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cropsey, Jasper Francis, 1823-1900. The University of Michigan campus / by Jasper F. Cropsey. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904. person
associatedWith Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Photography. corporateBody
associatedWith Cropsey, Jasper. person
associatedWith Cropsey, Maria Cooley. person
associatedWith Detroit Observatory. corporateBody
associatedWith Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. person
associatedWith Duveen, Albert. person
associatedWith Evans, Elliot A. P. (Elliot Arthur Powell), 1907- person
associatedWith Falconer, John. person
associatedWith Falconer, John Mackie, 1820-1903. person
associatedWith Gay, Edward, 1837-1928. person
associatedWith Gilbert Elevated Railway Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Hatch, John Davis. person
associatedWith Kensett, John Frederick, 1816-1872. person
associatedWith Kitchell, John W. person
associatedWith Kurtz, Charles M. (Charles McMeen), 1855-1909. person
associatedWith McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Academy of Design (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith President's House (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Stone, Benjamin B. G., 1829-1906. person
associatedWith Tappan, Henry Philip, 1805-1881. person
associatedWith University of Michigan corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (State)--New York
Saint Lawrence River
Michigan--Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor (Mich.)
Huron River (Oakland County-Monroe County, Mich.)
Saint Lawrence River.
Ann Arbor (Mich.)
Saint Lawrence River
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Saint Lawrence River
Subject
Painters
Figure drawing
Arts
Architecture
Art, American
Artists
Hudson River school of landscape painting
Landscape painters
Animals in art
Art--American (?)--Reproductions
Landscape painting
Railroads, Elevated
Railroad stations
College compuses
Occupation
Architect
Painter
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Person

Birth 1823-02-18

Death 1900-04-23

Americans

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