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Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948



  • Existence: 1869 - 1948

Royal Cortissoz (1869-1948), American art critic and historian.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Adrienne Barry collection of Royal Cortissoz autographs, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 106, Folder: 1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 15 clipped autographs of Royal Cortissoz, collected by Adrienne Barry, Cortissoz's secretary. With envelope. Accompanied by photostatic copy of a letter from Barry to the Yale University Librarian, offering the autographs to the library.
Dates: undated

Correspondence with Frederick B. Schell, Jr., 1941 November 24,1941 November 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 106, Folder: 3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Typescript and manuscript letters, signed, concerning an art review by Cortissoz and the work of Schell's father Frederic B. Schell. Accompanied by a clipping of an obituary of Frederic B. Schell.
Dates: 1941 November 24,1941 November 25

Royal Cortissoz papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 146
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, a small quantity of personal papers, and printed material relating to the life and career of Royal Cortissoz. Correspondents include Henry Bacon, Bernard Berenson, Joseph Duveen, John La Farge, Clarence Mackay, Whitelaw Reid, Edmund Clarence Stedman, William Winter, and other critics and friends. The personal papers include drafts of articles and lectures by Cortissoz and awards presented to him. Printed material includes copies of writings by Cortissoz,...
Dates: 1864-1955, bulk 1920-1955

Letter : New York, to Frederick J. Shepard, 1921 Jun 14

 Part of Collection — Box: 46, Folder: GROUP 1479, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS with manuscript corrections.
Dates: 1921 Jun 14

Letter : New York Tribune, New York, to "My Dear Smith", 1902 February 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 108, Folder: 21
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter, signed, with autograph corrections, discussing Smith's artwork and recent exhibition.
Dates: 1902 February 15

Letters : 70 Fifth Avenue, New York, to Adrienne Barry, 1919 April 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 106, Folder: 2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two typescript letters, signed. The first asks Barry to take on a job transcribing a collection of letters from Abbott Thayer. The second discusses the end of the First World War, Cortissoz's health and work, members of Barry's family, and other social matters. Accompanied by a frontispiece portrait and biographical note of Cortissoz from the Parke-Bernet catalog of the sale of his books and artwork following his death.
Dates: 1919 April 21

John Ferguson Weir papers

Call Number: MS 550
Overview: Correspondence, addresses and writings, papers relating to the Yale School of the Fine Arts, and other papers of John F. Weir, artist, painter and first director of the Yale School of the Fine Arts, serving from 1869-1913. Correspondents include many persons prominent in the art world between 1870 and 1920. There is also much material on the origins and development of art education in this country and at Yale.
Dates: 1838-1957, bulk 1861-1928