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The materials and techniques of painting / Kurt Wehlte ; translated by Ursus Dix

Author:
Wehlte, Kurt  Search this
Physical description:
678, [48] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
Topic:
Artists' materials  Search this
Painting--Technique  Search this
Call number:
ND1500 .W413X
ND1500.W413X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_51926

Ralph and Bena Frank Mayer papers, [ca. 1920]-1964

Creator:
Mayer, Ralph, 1895-1979  Search this
Subject:
Florsheim, Richard A.  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Sloan, John French  Search this
MacKendrick, Lilian  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Hurd, Peter  Search this
Brook, Alexander  Search this
Hirsch, Stefan  Search this
Pach, Walter  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Mayer, Bena Frank  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Hammer, Victor Karl  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes  Search this
Topic:
Restorers  Search this
Art restorers  Search this
Conservators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7091
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209224
AAA_collcode_mayeralp
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209224

The carriage painters' companion : with sample cards of all the colors used in carriage work, also practical hints and directions as to the best mode of applying the same, and the proportions for making the best groundwork for lakes and carmines, with other useful and general information, the result of 25 years practical experience in the paint shop

Author:
Masury, John Wesley 1820-1895  Search this
John W. Masury (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
[2], 130 p. : samples ; 21 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Trade catalogs
Date:
1871
C1871
Topic:
Carriage and wagon painting  Search this
Paint  Search this
Call number:
45975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_401612

Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988

Creator:
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Subject:
Genauer, Emily  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Rivers, Larry  Search this
Zoller, Edwin W.  Search this
American Society for Testing and Materials  Search this
Artist's Technical Research Institute  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Authors  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6708
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208833
AAA_collcode_aachherb
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208833
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Illustrated Price List - Artists Materials

Object Name:
Book
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number:
GA.03106
Accession number:
1889.22554
22554
Catalog number:
03106
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_887026

Set of Drawing Instruments Sold by Hirshberg Art Company

Maker:
Hirshberg Art Company  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
steel (overall material)
leather (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.2 cm x 18.3 cm x 8 cm; 7/8 in x 7 7/32 in x 3 5/32 in
Object Name:
drawing instruments, set of
Date made:
ca 1918
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William E. Gilbert
ID Number:
1995.0125.01
Accession number:
1995.0125
Catalog number:
1995.0125.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Drawing Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1d82-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690059
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Relay/Ricoh Duplex Slide Rule for Lutz (151P)

Maker:
Ricoh Measuring Instruments  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (laminate material)
bamboo (overall material)
leather (case material)
plastic (cursor material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.5 cm x 36.7 cm x 7.5 cm; 31/32 in x 14 7/16 in x 2 15/16 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
Japan: Japan
Date made:
1968
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Philip Krupen
ID Number:
1986.0790.04
Accession number:
1986.0790
Catalog number:
1986.0790.04
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a1dc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1215037
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Compas Superieurs Case of Drawing Instruments Sold by William Minifie

Retailer:
Minifie, William  Search this
Maker:
Compas Superieurs  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
brass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
steel (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4.8 cm x 23.7 cm x 13.1 cm; 1 7/8 in x 9 11/32 in x 5 5/32 in
Object Name:
drawing instruments, set of
Place made:
Europe
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of George C. Ahrling
ID Number:
1983.0238.01
Accession number:
1983.0238
Catalog number:
1983.0238.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Drawing Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-a4ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1215075
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Triangular Open Divided Scale Signed William Minifee

Retailer:
Minifie, William  Search this
Physical Description:
boxwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.2 cm x 31.6 cm x 2.2 cm; 7/8 in x 12 7/16 in x 7/8 in
Object Name:
scale rule
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1847–1868
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Credit Line:
The John R. Gerwig, Jr., Collection
ID Number:
1977.1101.0019
Accession number:
1977.1101
Catalog number:
1977.1101.0019
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-413b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_905201
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Pantograph Sold by the Frederick Post Company, Model 1495

Physical Description:
wood (arms material)
metal (pins material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.8 cm x 43.7 cm x 3.3 cm; 1 3/32 in x 17 7/32 in x 1 5/16 in
Object Name:
Pantograph
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
1903-1922
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Herman Hollerith, Jr.
ID Number:
1977.0114.04
Accession number:
1977.0114
Catalog number:
335636
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Pantographs
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-35bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904622
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Specimens of Fancy Turning Executed by an amateur on the Lathe

Maker:
Lewis, R. A  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 13 cm x 16 cm x 2.5 cm; 5 1/8 in x 6 5/16 in x in
Object Name:
Book
book
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
no date
Subject:
Books  Search this
Credit Line:
Albert Boni
ID Number:
PG.77.14.28
Catalog number:
77.14.28
Accession number:
299134
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-0f45-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892290

Carroza Solar

Artist:
Susan Plum, born Houston, TX 1944  Search this
Medium:
blown and lampworked glass, fired lusters, paint and metal
Dimensions:
29 1/4 x 14 1/8 x 8 in. (74.3 x 35.8 x 20.2 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Glass
Crafts
Date:
ca. 1992
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Animal\bird  Search this
Landscape\celestial\sun  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of MCI
Object number:
2001.89.10
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 52B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77161177f-5a9f-4b83-9a17-8e6391861fa0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2001.89.10

Still Life--Artist's Materials

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
tempera and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
24 1/16 x 18 1/8 in. (61.1 x 46.0 cm) irregular
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1939-1940
Topic:
Still life\art tool  Search this
Still life\art tool\artist's brush  Search this
Still life\other\container  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.333
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f633126b-23c1-450a-8844-92290f2dee19
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.333

Thomas Sully's palette

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
25.3 x 35.5 cm. (9 15/16 x 14")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Artist's effects\Palette  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Mrs. J.L.G. Ferris
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.19
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm411079236-7f48-473c-ae7c-d49fa64168f7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.74.19
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Thomas Moran's palette

Associated Person:
Thomas Moran, 12 Jan 1837 - 26 Aug 1926  Search this
Medium:
Wood and paint
Dimensions:
34.2 x 23.4 cm. (13 7/16 x 9 3/16")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Artist's effects\Palette  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Mrs. J.L.G. Ferris
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.20
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm464898f07-6f52-439c-b02f-df68b53c41f1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.74.20
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Engraving tools possibly owned by James Barton Longacre

Associated Person:
James Barton Longacre, 11 Aug 1794 - 1 Jan 1869  Search this
Dimensions:
2 x 7.7 x 5.9 cm. (13/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 5/16")
Type:
Art Implement
Topic:
Artist's effects  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.79.17
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44ec58a90-d76a-430d-972d-90b09a05ac60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.79.17

Portable physiognotrace used by Raphaelle Peale

Associated Person:
Raphaelle Peale, 17 Feb 1774 - 4 Mar 1825  Search this
Medium:
Physiognotrace: wood (mahogany), varnish, glass, ivory, iron/steel, brass, stainless steel, paper, adhesive, ink Associated materials: paper, stainless steel, copper, lead, wood, cotton, synthetic brush bristles, leather, plastic glass, gilt, graphite
Dimensions:
Closed: 32.5 × 38.7 × 27.5 cm (12 13/16 × 15 1/4 × 10 13/16")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
early 19th Century
Topic:
Artist's effects\Physiognotrace  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; purchased through a generous donation from the Barra Foundation
Object number:
AD/NPG.71.3
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40776dc1f-f13e-40b1-8234-9f9b4a500708
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.71.3

Replica of the Hawkins-Peale polygraph sent to Thomas Jefferson by Charles Willson Peale

Artist:
William Spawn  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
John Isaac Hawkins  Search this
Associated Person:
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Medium:
Wood and brass
Dimensions:
Case Open: 25.7 × 61 × 43.2 cm (10 1/8 × 24 × 17")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
1982 (after 1806 original)
Topic:
Mechanical device  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.97.2
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d640b96c-20a7-4d34-99cd-de774bcc4a6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.97.2

Physiognotrace, replica made from Peale's drawing

Maker:
Terry Conable  Search this
Copy after:
John Isaac Hawkins  Search this
Associated Person:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Medium:
Walnut with brass fixtures
Dimensions:
116.8 x 148.6 x 74.9 cm. (46 x 58.5 x 29.5")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
1982 (after 1802 design)
Topic:
Artist's effects\Physiognotrace  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.97.3
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a2e58db0-0a0c-4744-a6aa-ee7ff18e439b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.97.3

Thomas Sully's mannequin

Associated Person:
Thomas Sully, 19 Jun 1783 - 5 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Wire armature, stuffing, cotton, paper mache head
Dimensions:
Height: 153 cm (60 1/4")
Type:
Art Implement
Date:
c. 1840
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Museum of American History
Object number:
AD/NPG.74.13
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f26dfd8b-8c83-45b5-9e40-af4476d67a69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.74.13

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