Joseph Pennell papers, 1908-1935.


Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. Joseph Pennell papers, 1908-1935.

Joseph Pennell papers, 1908-1935.

Material relating to THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER by Elizabeth and Joseph Pennell; letters regarding the book from Howard Mansfield, Richard Canfield, Royal Cortissoz, Charles Freer, and Ernest Haskell; two photographs of a portrait of Whistler as a boy with his brother, John; and a photographic copy of the "first Daguerreotype of the human face ... taken by J.W. Draper ... in 1839."

22 items (on partial microfilm reel)

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Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936 (person)

Elizabeth Robins Pennell was an American author and editor. She published essays, articles, and travel writing, and served as art critic for several newspapers and magazines. She and her husband, illustrator Joseph Pennell, were friends, collaborators, and biographers of artist James McNeill Whistler. From the description of Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters, 1921-1934. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54810288 The American art critic and writer ...

Canfield, Richard Albert (person)

Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926 (person)

Joseph Pennell was an American artist and educator, primarily known for his etchings and illustrations. Much of his early work consisted of city scenes, published in magazines. He later worked on a variety of projects, often illustrating books in collaboration with his wife, author Elizabeth Robins. After spending time in Europe, notably London, Pennell taught art, and the couple collaborated on a biography of James McNeill Whistler. From the description of Joseph Pennell letter to M...

Freer, Charles Lang, 1854-1919 (person)

Epithet: American collector British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000301.0x000033 Manufacturer and art collector. From the description of Charles Lang Freer letter, 1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450299 Art collector; Detroit, Michigan. Collected Asian, American, and European art, including a large collection of works by James McNeill Whistler. Founded the Freer G...

Mansfield, Howard E., 1866-1938 (person)

Draper, John William, 1811-1882 (person)

American chemist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Fletcher Harper, 1855 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526126 Physician, chemist and professor. From the description of Letter, undated [probably between 1840 and 1882] : New York City, to Count A. Gurowski. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35067636 Epithet: American chemist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person...

Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 (person)

American painter, etcher and author. From the description of Autograph letters, signed with his name : Lindsey Houses, Chelsea, and 28 Wimple Street, to [James Key] Caird and J.E. Millais, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588842 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Miss Cobden, [May 1881/1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587769 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to Waldo Story, the sculptor, pos...

Haskell, Ernest, 1876-1925 (person)

Painter, etcher, lithographer, illustrator, writer. Born in Connecticut; worked in art department of NEW YORK AMERICAN. Studied in Paris, returned to New York, created caricatures and posters. Famous for portrait of Joan and Jock Whitney. Settled in Maine. From the description of Ernest Haskell papers, 1892-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79271705 ...

Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948 (person)

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...