Papers and photographs, 1921-1958.


Papers and photographs, 1921-1958.

Photograph files contain over 6,000 photographic and photomechanical prints related to Italian quattrocento sculpture, with accompanying documentation, including note cards, clippings, correspondence, and several manuscripts. More than 150 sculptors are represented with Desiderio, Donatello, Rossellino, and Verrocchio having the most extensive coverage. Subject files include articles and offprints on printing, typography, and art history; also, some sales and exhibition catalogs, books, and pamphlets. Book, article, and lecture files contain Clarence Kennedy's lecture notes, some correspondence, and his manuscript notebooks on Donatello, along with some manuscripts by other authors. The collection also includes two sets of bibliographical note cards compiled by Kennedy on Italian quattrocento sculpture, oversized photographs, and other items.

96 boxes.


SNAC Resource ID: 7089462

Harvard University, Fine Arts Library

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Verrocchio, Andrea del, 1435?-1488 (person)

Rossellino, Antonio, 1427-1479 (person)

Settigano 1427-1479 Florence. From the description of Bust of the Child St. John the Baptist [sculpture]. [late 15th century] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270757725 ...

Donatello, 1386?-1466 (person)

Fratelli Alinari. (corporateBody)

Italian photographic firm specializing in works of art. From the description of I Bassorilievi del Duomo di Orvieto. [between 1860 and 1899?] (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84944929 Founded in 1852, Fratelli Alinari (Florence, Italy) began as a commercial photographic studio specializing in travel views of Italy. The company eventually expanded to include an archive and a museum. From the description of Fratelli Alinari Collection. [ca. 1850-1880...

Desiderio, da Settignano, 1428-1464 (person)

Kennedy, Clarence (person)

Art historian and photographer Clarence Kennedy (1892-1972) received his PhD from Harvard in 1924. He was professor of art at Smith College from 1930-1960. He specialized in Italian Renaissance sculpture and published a series of portfolios, Studies in the history and criticism of sculpture, among other works. From the description of Papers and photographs, 1921-1958. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 173205181 From the description of Papers and photographs, 1921-195...