Papers, 1920-1940.

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Braun, John F., 1867-1939. Papers, 1920-1940.

Papers, 1920-1940.

Holographs and typescripts. Papers relating to his collecting of American art. Includes long series of letters, 1920-1936, with Joseph and Elizabeth Pennell concerning his collection of Pennell's work. Also includes materials relating to an exhibition of work at the Whitney Museum of American Art, lists of Braun's collection with purchase and sale prices, and worksheets for individual purchases.

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Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926

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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...

Braun, John F., 1867-1939.

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Whitney Museum of American Art

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American art museum; New York, N.Y. Founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and formally opened in 1931. Previous to its opening as a museum it was known as the Whitney Studio Club (1914-28) and Whitney Studio Galleries (1928-30). From the description of Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86133455 The Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art is an upper level membershi...

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936

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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 ...