William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin papers, 1821-1901.

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William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin papers, 1821-1901.

Letters and printed material. Correspondence of Bryant and Godwin. Correspondents include: John White Alexander, William H. Beard, Eugene Benson, Albert Bierstadt, William Bispham, Edward A. Brackett, George L. Brown, Henry Kirke Brown, John G. Brown, John G. Chapman, William A. Coffin, Frederick S. Cozzens, Christopher P. Cranch, Charles T. Dix, Francis W. Edmonds, John W. Ehninger, Regis F. Gignoux, Horatio Greenough, George H. Hall, Thomas Hicks, Alfred C. Howland, Daniel P. Huntington, Laurence Hutton, Joseph Jefferson, Eastman Johnson, John LaFarge, Louis Lang, Samuel Laurence, William H. Lippincott, Jervis McEntee, Frank B. Mayer, Charles H. Miller, Samuel F.B. Morse, Louis L. Noble, Thomas S. Noble, William R. O'Donovan, Johannes A.S. Oertel, Thomas A. Richards, Horace W. Robbins, John Rogers, Thomas P. Rossiter, Samuel W. Rowse, Napoleon Sarony, James D. Smillie, Bayard Taylor, Cephas G. Thompson, Launt A. Thompson, John Q.A. Ward, John F. Weir, Robert W. Weir, Edwin D. White, Worthington Whittredge, and Thomas W. Wood. A calling card of Herbert Adams; a letter to Mrs. Frederic N. Goddard from Adams, returning photographs of Bryant; and a letter to Bryant from F. Tabbot about his painting of a forest.

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Benson, Eugene, 1839-1908

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American painter From the guide to the Eugene Benson letter and receipts, 1870, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American artist Eugene Benson was born and educated in the United States, later studying in Europe. He established himself in Europe, emulating the Venetian masters, and also travelled to the Near East, where he was much influenced by Egyptian art. During his heyday his illustrations graced numerous monographs and periodic...

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Wood, Thomas Waterman, 1823-1903

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Brackett, Edward Augustus, 1818-1908

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Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889

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Secretary of the National Academy of Design. From the description of Letter : New York, to John Sartain, Philadelphia, 1846 Feb. 2. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28489519 Born in Alexandria, Va., in 1808, John Gadsby Chapman studied painting briefly in Philadelphia before traveling to Europe in 1828, where he spent almost two years in Italy. He returned to Alexandria in 1831 and exhibited paintings in Alexandria, Washington, D.C., Richmond, Boston, and Philadelphi...

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Sarony, Napoléon 1821-1896

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William Holbrook Beard (b. April 13, 1824, Painesville, Ohio-d. February 20, 1900, Brooklyn, New York), American painter, began his career as a portrait artist. He became famous for his animal paintings and the display of his keen sense of humor, especially his stories of human foibles told with rabbits, foxes, monkeys and especially bears....

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Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon, 1823-1909

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Robbins, Horace Wolcott.

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Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871

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Lang, Louis, 1814-1893

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McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891

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Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852.

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Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904

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Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889

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Artist and educator. From the description of Robert Walter Weir correspondence, 1858 February 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981333 ...

Thompson, Launt, 1833-1894

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Launt Thompson was born in Ireland and emigrated to the United States as a youth. His drawings caught the eye of sculptor Erastus Dow Palmer, and he became Palmer's most celebrated pupil. He opened a studio in New York, and produced a variety of sculptures and castings, including portrait busts of William Cullen Bryant, 'Grizzly' Adams, and Edwin Booth. He contributed greatly to public sculpture after the Civil War, producing fresh and realistic statues and monuments throughout the Eastern Unite...

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Rowse, Samuel Worcester, 1822-1901

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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 ...

Hutton, Lawrence.

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Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878

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Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905

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Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison), 1820-1900

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Ehninger, John Whetton, 1827-1889

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Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890

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Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892

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American poet and artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644204873 Cranch was a Unitarian minister, poet, author, artist, editor, humorist, and member of the New England transcendentalist group. From the description of Christopher Pearse Cranch illustrations of the New Philosophy, ca. 1837-1839. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612709068 Artist...

O'Donovan, William Rudolph, 1844-1920

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Howland, Alfred Cornelius, 1838-1909.

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Brown, John George, 1831-1913

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000250 Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of John George Brown letters to Mr. Wheeler, 1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093857 John George Brown (1831-1913) was born in England and came to the U.S. to achieve success in New York, painting street urchins. He exhibited frequently in Boston, New York, and Philadelphia, b...