Walter Gay papers, 1870-1980 (bulk 1889-1930).

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Gay, Walter, 1856-1937. Walter Gay papers, 1870-1980 (bulk 1889-1930).

Walter Gay papers, 1870-1980 (bulk 1889-1930).

Scrapbooks; letters; sketches and sketchbooks; photographs and printed material. Three scrapbooks, assembled by Matilda Gay, wife of Walter, containing correspondence, 1889-1930, with Sarah Cooper-Hewitt, Royal Cortissoz, Ralph W. Curtis, Elsie De Wolfe, Henry James, Val Prinsep, Auguste Rodin, Edith Wharton, Walter Gay's wife, Matilda, and others; letters Gay wrote to his mother, 1868; a pencil sketch, 1867; photographs, including Gay's Paris studio and apartment, Gay's 1908 exhibition at the George Petit Gallery in Paris, and of family, friends, and pets; exhibition catalogs; price lists for art works; and clippings. Photographers include E. Benard, and Henri Nanuel. Typescripts of the letters (3 v.) accompany the scrapbooks. Two letters from Walter Gay to "Willie," 1929; four sketchbooks containing pencil sketches done in Boston, 1870 and 1873, Nebraska, 1872, and Europe, 1882; a scrapbook of clippings, 1874-1882; and a photograph, 1980, of an oil painting by Gay.

1.2 linear ft. (on 4 microfilm reels)

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Benard, E. (Edmond)

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Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917

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Rodin was a French artist most noted for his work as a sculptor. Delaunay was a French painter. From the description of [Notes] / Rodin. [between 1880 and 1917?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191101211 French sculptor. From the description of Letters, 1882-1916. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84214109 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Davis, 1903 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

De Wolfe, Elsie,, 1865-1950.

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Actress, decorator, hostess; author of "The house in good taste." From the description of Elsie DeWolfe letter to Miss Monroe [manuscript], 1892- (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 407796951 ...

Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948

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American art critic. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [New York], 10 Apirl 1940 and 22 March 1942, to Harry [Harkness Flagler], 1940 Apr. 10 and 22 March 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564650 Royal Cortissoz (1869-1968), respected American art critic, was born in Brooklyn, NY. He trained as an architect, spending six years working at the firm of McKim, Mead, and White before embarking on his journalism career. Cortissoz served as the art...

Prinsep, Val C. (Val Cameron), 1838-1904

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to George [DuMaurier?], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851667 From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : London, to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851663 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Canty, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851673 Epithet: Creator of Mss Eur A135 B...

Nanuel, Henri,

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Cooper-Hewitt, Sarah, 1859-1930.

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Gay, Walter, 1856-1937

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Painter; Paris and Seine-et-Marne, France. Best known for studies of French interiors. From the description of Walter Gay papers, 1870-1980 (bulk 1889-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333484 ...

Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

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Edith Wharton (b. January 24, 1862, New York, NY–d. August 11, 1937, Val-d'Oise, France) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Wharton combined an insider's view of American aristocracy with a powerful prose style. Her novels and short stories realistically portrayed the lives and morals of the late nineteenth century, an era of decline and faded wealth. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921, the first woman to receive this honor....

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Gay, Matilda Travers.

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Curtis, Ralph Wormeley.

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