National Collection of Fine Arts research material on Romaine Brooks, 1874-1969.

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National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.). National Collection of Fine Arts research material on Romaine Brooks, 1874-1969.

National Collection of Fine Arts research material on Romaine Brooks, 1874-1969.

Research material used in preparation for an exhibition and catalog, "Romaine Brooks: Thief of Souls," written by Adelyn Breeskin, curator of contemporary art at the National Collection of Fine Arts. The collection mainly consists of Brooks' autobiography, ca. 1938, "No Pleasant Memories"; a typescript by Brooks, undated, "A War Interlude or on the Hills of Florence During the War" (147 p.); and a scrapbook containing clippings and exhibition catalogs, ca. 1910-1935. Also found are printed material, ca. 1920-1968, by and about Brooks, including a poem by Brooks in the book "Poems and Poemes" by Natalie Clifford Barney, and exhibition catalogs, 1910, 1925 and 1935; clippings, ca. 1923-1968; notes on Brooks' chronology, undated; photographs, 1874, ca. 1924-1935 and undated, of Brooks, including one by Carl Van Vechten, of Brooks' family, and of her works of art, including illustrations for "No Pleasant Memories"; and a file containing a poem about Brooks by friend Gabriele d'Annunzio "Sur une Image de la France Croisee peinte par Romaine Brooks," 1915.

0.9 linear ft. (489 items on 1 microfilm reel)

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D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938

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Italian poet, novelist, and dramatist. From the description of Ode per la morte del distruttore : autograph manuscript signed, 1900?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 427418260 From the description of Prima del secondo assalto : electoral politic discourse, pronounced before the Florentine people : autograph manuscript signed, 1900 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 427409004 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Arcachon, to Madame la Comtesse Venturi...

Romaine Brooks, Thief of Souls (1971 : Smithsonian Institution)

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National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)

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Brooks was a portrait painter. Born Beatrice Romaine Goddard, Rome, Italy 1874. Died in Nice, France, Dec. 7, 1970. Adelyn Breeskin curated an exhibition of her work, held at the National Collection of Fine Arts Feb. 24 - Apr. 4, 1971, and at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr. 9 -May, 1971. From the description of National Collection of Fine Arts research material on Romaine Brooks, 1874-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821001 From the description of National Co...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

Brooks, Romaine

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Portrait painter; France. From the description of Romaine Brooks papers, 1940-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82903235 ...

Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986

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Art historian, museum curator; Baltimore, Md., and Washington, D.C. Died 1986. From the description of Adelyn Dohme Breeskin papers, 1934-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565670 Adelyn Dohme Breeskin (1986-1986) was a museum director and art historian from Baltimore, Md. and Washington, D.C. From the description of Oral history interview with Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, 1979 Aug. 1-14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779477474 Adelyn D. Breeskin (1896-1...