Painters -- Great Britain
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Autobiography, circa 1836-1857
Item — Vol. 5: Series 2
Call Number: MSS 15, Series II
Scope and Contents: Original autograph manuscript of C.R. Leslie's autobiography (published as: Autobiographical recollections by the late Charles Robert Leslie, R.A. London: John Murray, 1860).The manuscript is written in pen and ink, in Leslie's hand throughout. It is heavily revised and edited. A significant number of passages here were omitted in the published version, edited by Tom Taylor.Mounted at front is the engraved trade card of Leslie's father:...
Dates: circa 1836-1857
Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant letters to Kenneth Clark and Jane Clark
Call Number: MSS 39
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence from the artistic partners, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, to the art historian Kenneth Clark and his wife, Elizabeth “Jane” (née Martin).
Dates: ca. 1920-ca.1969
Edward Burne-Jones Letters to Cormell Price
Call Number: MSS 45
Overview: This collection comprises 16 items, including 15 letters from Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones and Cormell Price and 1 autograph envelope from Burne-Jones addressed to Price. The correspondence was written over the course of a decade, between 1852 and 1862. The letters are indicative of Burne-Jones and Price’s long and close friendship and are very affectionate and personal in nature. The letters are rich in detail, with Burne-Jones sharing news of mutual friends, his Oxford lessons, his social...
Edward Burne-Jones Letters to John Ruskin
Call Number: MSS 56
Overview: The collection comprises letters from Edward Burne-Jones to John Ruskin, written from 1862 to ca. 1889.
Dates: 1862-ca. 1889
Burney-Lear drawings collection
Call Number: OSB MSS fd 59
Overview: The collection contains more than 1,000 drawings, sketches and watercolors by Edward Francis Burney, other members of the Burney family, members of the Hoare family, James Pattison Cockburn, and Edward Lear.
George Dix papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 403
Overview: Collection consists of working files maintained by George Dix, primarily during his partnership with R. Kirk Askew at Durlacher Bros. The files contain correspondence, biographical information, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and other papers related to artists represented by the gallery, as well as papers concerning exhibitions of older artists, such as Edward Lear and Joseph Wright of Derby. Artists represented in the files include Peter Blume, Barbara Hepworth, Robin Ironside, Leonid, Ben...
Charles Robert Leslie Collection
Call Number: MSS 15
Overview: The collection comprises sketchbooks, writings, and correspondence by Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859) and his family.
Dates: circa 1812-1900
Paul Mellon collection of British artists' correspondence
Call Number: MSS 84
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence by British artists, collected by Paul Mellon.
Paul Nash Letters to Mercia Oakley
Call Number: MSS 24
Overview: This collection comprises letters from Paul Nash to Mercia Oakley, written from 1909 to 1918.
Dates: 1909-1951, bulk 1909-1912
Letters to Richard Redgrave
Call Number: MSS 22
Overview: The archive comprises approximately 400 autograph letters, from upwards of 120 correspondents, addressed to Richard Redgrave (1804-1888).
Dates: circa 1840-circa 1880
Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to Ellen Heaton
Call Number: MSS 47
Overview: The collection comprises 57 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ellen Heaton written from 1855 to 1875 (the bulk from 1855 to 1864). The letters primarily pertain to works by Rossetti, including a number of his works commissioned by Heaton. Works referenced include: Beata Beatrix, Beloved, Bethlehem Gate, Dante’s dream at the time of the death of Beatrice, Dante's...
Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to William Houghton Clabburn
Call Number: MSS 31
Overview: The collection comprises 11 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to William H. Clabburn written from 1863 to 1865. The last of these is addressed to Clabburn's wife, Hannah Louisa. The letters are accompanied by 8 envelopes addressed to Clabburn by Rossetti. Rossetti’s letters primarily relate to Clabburn’s commission of an oil replica of Rossetti’s Mary Magdalen at the door of Simon the Pharisee. The correspondence records in detail Rossetti’s artistic process...
John Ruskin Letters to Ellen Heaton
Call Number: MSS 46
Overview: The collection comprises letters from John Ruskin to Ellen Heaton, written from 1855 to 1864.
Dates: 1850-1864, bulk 1855-1864
Matthew Shepperson archive
Call Number: MSS 32
Overview: The collection comprises manuscript material concerning Matthew Shepperson, portrait copyist, art instructor to elite lords and ladies, and collector of portraits
Joseph Southall archive
Call Number: MSS 80
Overview: The collection comprises 14 autograph letters from Joseph Southall to Laurence Hodson; a catalog of paintings by Southall; and three additional lists of works by Southall.
Thoughts on Painting, circa 1845
Item — 1: Series 2; Series 3, Folder: A
Call Number: MSS 15, Series II
Scope and Contents: Manuscript treatise, bound by hand. Mary Leslie declares, "I am going to lay before you...my inexpeareanced [sic] thoughts on the subject of painting." It is likely that Mary created this piece while still a young child. She writes of her previous ignorance, looking at "those unatureal [sic] painters, Landsear [sic], Redgrave, Danby, and many others..." Mary goes on to praise Raphael for his lack of affectation, and then speaks warmly of Turner and Constable, writing that she has heard people...
Dates: circa 1845
Trevor Winkfield papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1233
Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, subject files, writings, artwork, and publication material by or relating to the artist and writer Trevor Winkfield. Included are complete issues, as well as source material for Winkfield's poetry journal, Juilliard, which he published from 1968-1972. Also included is writing works by Harry Matthews, Charles North, Ron Padgett, James Schuyler, John Yau, and others. Artwork included in the collection includes paintings and...
Thomas Woolner Letters to John Frederick Lewis
Call Number: MSS 53
Overview: The collection comprises 15 letters from Thomas Woolner to John Frederick Lewis, written between 1874 and 1876. It also includes 5 letters from Woolner to Lewis’s wife, Marian Harper, one letter from Lewis to dealer William Vokins, and several letters from Woolner’s wife and daughter. The letters primarily concern Lewis’s declining health—he died several months after the last letter in the collection—Woolner’s admiration for Lewis’s painting, updates on the politics of the Royal Academy and...
Dates: 1863-1914, bulk 1874-1876