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Creator:
Brauner, Olaf M., 1869-1947  Search this
Subject:
Crisp, Arthur  Search this
Ritschel, William  Search this
Garber, Daniel  Search this
Davey, Randall  Search this
Sargent, Walter  Search this
Mason, William  Search this
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis  Search this
Proctor, Alexander Phimister  Search this
Hopkinson, Charles  Search this
Walker, C. Howard (Charles Howard)  Search this
Spencer, Robert  Search this
Bellows, George  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil  Search this
Carlsen, Emil  Search this
Burroughs, Edith Woodman  Search this
Carlson, John F. (John Fabian)  Search this
Genth, Lillian Mathilde  Search this
Kendall, William Sergeant  Search this
Ochtman, Leonard  Search this
Waugh, Frederick Judd  Search this
Dougherty, Paul  Search this
Redfield, Edward Willis  Search this
Hassam, Childe  Search this
Caffin, Charles Henry  Search this
Glackens, William J. (William James)  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Lie, Jonas  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward  Search this
Hubbell, Henry Salem  Search this
Henri, Robert  Search this
Washington, Booker T.  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William  Search this
Johansen, John C. (John Christen)  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Melchers, Gari  Search this
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Pratt, Bela L. (Bela Lyon)  Search this
Macbeth, William  Search this
Metcalf, Willard Leroy  Search this
Cornell University  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
200 items.
Arrangement:
Arranged chronologically.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letters to Brauner, mainly from artists invited to participate in exhibitions arranged by Brauner at Cornell University. Prominent correspondents include: Giffford Beal, George Bellows, Frank Benson, Karl Bitter, Edith Burroughs, Emil Carlson, John Carlson, Charles Caffin, Arthur Crisp, Randall Davey, Paul Dougherty, Daniel Garber, Lillian Genth, William Glackens, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Charles Hopkinson, Henry Hubbell, John Johansen, William Sargent Kendall; Leon Kroll, Jonas Lie, William Macbeth, William Mason, Gari Melchers, Willard Metcalf, Leonard Ochtman, Bela Lyon Pratt, Maurice Prendergast, A. Phimister Proctor, Edward Redfield, William Ritschel, Walter Sargent, Eugene Speicher, Robert Spencer, D. W. Tryon, C. Howard Walker, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Judd Waugh, and others.
Citation:
Olaf Brauner letters, 1895-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3888-3889 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Olaf Brauner (1869-1947) was a portrait painter, occasional sculptor, and first professor of art at Cornell University.
Provenance:
The donor, Erling Brauner, is Olaf Brauner's son.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums, University and college  Search this
Art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7188
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209325
AAA_collcode_brauolaf
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209325