The Phillips Collection records, 1920-1960.


Phillips Collection. The Phillips Collection records, 1920-1960.

The Phillips Collection records, 1920-1960.

Correspondence files, arranged chronologically and alphabetically; gallery records; operational records; music program files; and exhibition files. Correspondence, largely concerning the foundation, operation, and acquisitions of the museum; gallery records; music program files; and exhibition files. Correspondence with artist Augustus Vincent Tack. Correspondence with artists Arthur Dove and Alfred Stieglitz.

43.0 linear ft. (on 68 microfilm reels)

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Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 (person)

Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....

Phillips Collection. (corporateBody)

Art museum; Washington, D.C. Founded in 1921 by collector and art connoisseur, Duncan Phillips, and his wife, Marjorie, upon opening his home to the public. Collection consists primarily of 19th and 20th century European and American art. In 1960 the Goh Annex was added to the original 1897 Georgian Revival house to expand the museums's exhibition space. The Goh annex was renovated in 1989. From the description of The Phillips Collection records, 1920-1960. (...

Dove, Arthur Garfield. 1880-1946 (person)

Arthur Dove painted with Brooks's daughter-in-law, Inez Seibert Brooks. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, [Between 1920 and 1946]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 175227818 Arthur Garfield Dove (1880-1946) and Helen Torr Dove were painters from Geneva and Centerport, N.Y. Born in Canandaigua, N.Y., Arthur Dove settled in New York City in 1903, becoming an illustrator for popular magazines, including ...

Tack, Augustus Vincent, 1870-1949 (person)

Artist, portrait and mural painter. Represented in Metropolitan Museum, Cleveland Museum, and Phillips Gallery, with murals in New Parliament Building, Winnipeg, and Chapel in Church of St. Paul. From the description of Letters to Will Owen Jones, 1925-1926. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54674247 Painter and portrait painter; New York, N.Y. Often depicted religious themes and motifs. From the description of Augustus Vincen...

Phillips, Duncan (person)

Marjorie Phillips (1895-1985) was a painter and collector from Washington D.C. Died June 16, 1985. Wife of Duncan Phillips. Social Security Death Index and the Phillips Collection website site her birth date as 1894. From the description of Oral history interview with Marjorie Phillips, 1974 June 27 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596706 Marjorie Grant Acker (later Phillips) was born in Indiana on October 25, 1894 or...

Phillips, Duncan, 1886-1966 (person)