Charles Roberts autograph collection, 1773-1938.

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Roberts, Charles,. Charles Roberts autograph collection, 1773-1938.

Charles Roberts autograph collection, 1773-1938.

Letters of American artists, including Washington Allston, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole, Walt Disney, Asher Durand, Horatio Greenough, Winslow Homer, Peter Hurd, Henry Inman, Thomas Sully, John Trumbull, Benjamin West and many others, with an illustrated letter from Edward Gay and correspondence of the Peale family; a handwritten manuscript by Rembrandt Peale, "Washington and His Portraits"; clippings, announcements, an auction catalog of the John Trumbull collection, and other printed material.

1 microfilm reel.

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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 ...

Roberts, Charles T., Jr.

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Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886

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Painter; Albany, N.Y. From the description of Asher Brown Durand papers, 1812-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291554 Springfield Township, NJ 1796-1886 Maplewood, NJ. From the description of Portrait of Edward Sturges (1837-1901) and Amelia Sturges (1835-1862) as Children [painting]. [18--] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906567 Painter; Albany, N.Y. Trustee of the National Academy of Design. From the description of Letters to Asher...

Inman, Henry, 1801-1846

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Painter, portrait painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Henry Inman letter to James McMurtrie, 1841 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122355152 From the description of Henry Inman letter to James McMurtrie, 1838 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220209493 Henry Inman (1801-1846), son of William and Sarah Inman, was born in Utica, N.Y. After an apprenticeship with the portrait painter, John Wesley Jarvis (1780-1840), he became a painter of portra...

Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984

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Painter, writer; Roswell, N.M.; d. 1984. From the description of Printed material on Peter Hurd, 1965-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83637048 Artist, writer, rancher. Born in Roswell, New Mexico. Became artist in the 1920s. Painted primarily historical scenes and murals dealing with the Southwest. Died in Roswell, New Mexico in 1984. From the description of Papers, 1953-1974. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 25067106 Peter ...

Gay, Edward, 1837-1928

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Edward: Landscape painter; Mt. Vernon and Cragsmoor, New York, married Martha Feary, an art critic. Their son Duncan was also an artist. Edward was born in Dublin, Ireland. He moved to the United States in 1848. He studied art in Albany, New York and Karlsruhe, Germany. Member of the Artists Fund Society, National Academy of Design, and the Lotos Club. He exhibited in museums and galleries throughout America and he painted murals for public libraries in Mt. Vernon and Br...

Peale, Rembrandt, 1778?-1860

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Rembrandt and Harriet Peale (née Cany) were painters; Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Rembrandt and Harriet Peale papers, 1824-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81263030 From the description of Printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale, 1830-1862 [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80271418 Peale, from a family of artists, was a portrait, miniature and historical painter. From the description of Notes of the Painting Room. (Winte...

Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852.

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Sculptor. From the description of Letter of Horatio Greenough, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450551 Journalist, anthologist, author. From the description of Letter to Rufus Wilmot Griswold [manuscript], ca. 1851. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647880477 From the description of Letter to Rufus Wilmot Griswold, ca. 1851. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 35035734 Greenough was a Boston sculptor influenced gre...

Disney, Walt, 1901-1966

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Walt Disney (b. December 5, 1901, Chicago, IL–d. December 15, 1966, Burbank, CA) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual. As a boy in Chicago, Disney took art classes as a boy and got a job as a commercial illustrator. He moved to California in the early 1920s and...

Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827

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Philadelphia painter and naturalist. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to David Porter, 1823 Nov. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165786 Charles Willson Peale was an artist and naturalist. From the description of Sketchbook, 1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465905 From the description of Portrait list, [ca. 1772]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122439811 From the descrip...

Allston, Washington, 1779-1843

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Allston was an American artist and author. From the description of Papers, 1815-1842. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122297604 From the guide to the Papers, 1815-1842., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American artist and poet. From the description of An indenture tripartite..., 1827 May 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550545503 American writer and artist. From the description of L...

Trumbull, John, 1756-1843

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American painter of historical subjects. From the description of ALS : New York, to James Madison, 1823 Oct. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580911 Painter; New York City. From the description of John Trumbull papers, 1787-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557315 John Trumbull (1756-1843) was an American painter and diplomat. From the guide to the John Trumbull papers, 1780-1840, (The New York Public Library...

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...

Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872

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Artist Thomas Sully was born in London, although his actor parents soon emigrated to the United States. A trip back to England to study painting expanded his horizons, and upon his return to the United States he developed a reputation as a first rate painter. He specialized in portraits, especially portraits of women, and painted full-length portraits of many public and private figures. He is perhaps most closely associated with his portrait of Queen Victoria and for his painting, Washington cro...

Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 295 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x000182 Epithet: of Stowe MS 1060 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x000180 Thomas Cole was an English-born landscape, portrait, and religious painter, a pioneer of the Hudson River School. In 1827, he settled in Catskill, New York, where he died in 1848. ...

West, Benjamin, 1738-1820

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American-born artist who was a charter member of the Royal Academy. From the description of ADS, 1819 November 12 : Kings Warehouse Customs, London. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16853753 American historical painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "Sir", a gentleman with whose family his "friend and Relation Joshua Gilpin" is forming a connection in marriage, 1800 Jun. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...