Gordon Hendricks research files on American artists


Gordon Hendricks research files on American artists


Unmicrofilmed: Research files for Hendricks's books, EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE, FATHER OF THE MOTION PICTURE, 1975; THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THOMAS EAKINS, 1972; WINSLOW HOMER, 1979; AND ALBERT BIERSTADT: PAINTER OF THE AMERICAN WEST, 1979, containing correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, clippings and printed material. Also included are vintage photographs by Bradley and Rulofson, I.W. Taber, Carleton E. Watkins and the Bierstadt Brothers, and an advertisement "Proposal for Publishing an Engraving of Mr. Bierstadt's picture of the Rocky Mountains."


SNAC Resource ID: 6737727

Archives of American Art

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Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902

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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) was a landscape painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of Albert Bierstadt letters, 1880-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233006971 Landscape painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Albert Bierstadt letters, 1880-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557002 German-American painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Hiram Powers, 1870 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910

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Winslow Homer was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1836. He was raised in Cambridge, where he developed a love of art and the outdoors. At the age of 19 he began his career as an illustrator, apprenticing at the J.H. Bufford lithographic firm in Boston. He then decided to become a freelance illustrator. In 1859 Homer moved to New York to work for Harper's Weekly, serving as artist-correspondent for the magazine during the Civil War. After taking some art classes at the National Academy of Desig...

Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916

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Realist painter Thomas Eakins was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1844. He was encouraged by his parents to develop his talent in art, and in 1862 he entered the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Also during this period Eakins developed an interest in anatomy, revealed later in the realistically detailed Gross Clinic, painted in 1875. In 1866 he moved to Paris, where he studied painting with Jean-Léon Gérôme at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts for three years, and briefly with sculptor Augustin-...

Bradford, William, 1823-1892

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Painter, photographer, explorer, of Fairhaven, Mass.; travelled extensively to the eastern Arctic region; in 1871 he was invited to England to display his photographs and paintings and to lecture on the Arctic; he also wrote "Arctic regions" which was published in England in 1873. From the description of William Bradford guest book and scrapbook, 1871-1910. (Old Dartmouth Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 76960529 Marine and arctic painter, photog...

Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933

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Resident of Saginaw, MI. From the description of Diary, 1863-1865. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 31683745 ...

Hendricks, Gordon

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Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904

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The California Street Cable Railroad began operation in April, 1878. From the description of [California Street Cable Railroad Co. [graphic] : power house at California and Larkin streets]. [ca. 1878] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48150769 American photographer known especially for his landscape views of the western United States, South and Central America, and for his photographic studies of animals in motion, Muybridge worked closely with Senato...