Letters, 1882-1922.


Letters, 1882-1922.

Letters received by Smith, relating to the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, its acquisitions, and the resulting social relationships.

5 boxes.


SNAC Resource ID: 8052621

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George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum

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Mainella, Raffaele, 1856-1941

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Montpelier Art Gallery

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Royal Society of Painters in Water-Colours (Great Britain)

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Founded in 1804; known as the Old Watercolour Society. From the description of Letters received, ca. 1862, by Henry Warren, President. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78617238 Founded in 1804; known as The Old Watercolour Society. From the description of Letters received by Samuel John Hodson, Secretary, ca. 1884-1899. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84548091 ...

Mainella, Franny

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Elwell, Frank Edwin, 1858-1922

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Mead, Larkin G. (Larkin Goldsmith), 1835-1910

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Mead, a Vermont sculptor, won the 1868 design competition for the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois. From the description of Letter, January 25, 1866. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 695996415 Larkin G. Mead, a Vermont sculptor, won an 1868 design competition sponsored by the National Lincoln Monument Association and his design for the tomb became the first major Lincoln commemorative project to be completed. Justin Smith M...

Smith, George Walter Vincent, 1832-1923

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Industrialist and art collector, of Springfield, Mass.; interested in Oriental, Near Eastern, and European decorative arts as well as American and Italian paintings and sculpture. From the description of Letters, 1882-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70958582 Industrialist and art collector, of Springfield, Mass. From the description of Letters, [19--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960164 ...

Donatello, 1386?-1466

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Artists' Aid Society

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Reich, Jacques, 1852-1923

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Jacques Reich (1852-1923) was an American portrait etcher, born in Hungary. He created portraits for Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography and Scribner's Cyclopedia of Painters and Painting. In the 1890s, he began etching on copper and published portraits of 14 American and English authors, poets, and artists, and a series of 25 Famous Americans. From the description of Jacques Reich engravings, 1890-1911. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072373 ...

Bricher, Alfred Thompson, 1837-1908

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Marine and landscape painter; born in Portsmouth, N.H.; lived in Boston and New York; Associate of the National Academy of Design. From the description of Alfred Thompson Bricher papers, 1860-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81991216 ...

Bristol, John Bunyan, 1826-1909

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Woodward, Robert Strong, 1885-1957

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Landscape and still-life painter; Boston, Mass. Prolific painter of still lifes, as well as landscapes and rural scenes of western Massachusetts and southern Vermont. At 21, a revolver accident left him paralyzed, and he was confined to a wheelchair. Painting, which had been his hobby, became his career. His only formal art training was at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he studied for less than a year. In 1919, he won the first Hallgarten prize for ...

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...

McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891

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Jervis McEntee became a landscape artist, having studied under F.E. Church. McEntee also developed a lasting friendship with Edwin Booth. From the description of A journal of facts, folly & fun 1845 Oct 9-1846 Sep 29. (Tulsa City-County Library). WorldCat record id: 226993171 Jervis McEntee (1828-1891) was a landscape painter from New York, N.Y. Born in Rondout, N.Y. From the description of Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. (Unk...

Forbes, Susan E. P. Brown, 1824-1910

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Susan Elizabeth Parsons Brown Forbes (1824-1910) was born on a farm in Epsom, N.H., the daughter of William Brown (1797-1887) and Lucretia Billings Gray Brown (1785-1875). In 1843, she worked in the Middlesex Woolen Mills in Lowell, Mass., and in 1845, commenced teaching in various school systems, including a Jewish School in Boston, Mass. It was while she was boarding in Boston in 1857 that she met Alexander Barclay Forbes (1836-1903), a Scottish immigrant and, later, founder of Forbes and Wall...

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Italian painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Venice, to Bortolo Civran, 1761 Dec. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572597 ...

Guthrie, Mary E.

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Thompson, Alfred Wordsworth, 1840-1896

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Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893

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Lawyer born in Albany, New York but moved to California where he became active in the Republican Party, running for governor and losing in 1860. Later president of the Union Pacific Railroad and founder of Stanford University. From the description of Letter, March 14, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55662301 Leland Stanford was born March 9, 1824 in Waltervliet Township, New York. He was admitted to the practice of law in 1848 and married Ja...

Ahl, Henry Hammond, 1869-1963

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Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907

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Wood, Thomas Waterman, 1823-1903

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