Drawings (visual works)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Visual works produced by drawing, which is the application of lines on a surface, often paper, by using a pencil, pen, chalk, or some other tracing instrument to focus on the delineation of form rather than the application of color. This term is often defined broadly to refer to computer-generated images as well.
Found in 156 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 307
Overview: The collection includes drafts of writings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, drawings, diaries, and audio recordings documenting the life and work of the American writer Robert Nathan. Drafts of Nathan's writings make up the bulk of the collection, and include novels, screenplays, short fiction and prose, speeches, and poetry; the writings include story ideas, or "false starts," that Nathan did not publish. Correspondence and other papers document his family relationships, in...
Dates: 1796-1985, bulk 1912-1968
Call Number: WA MSS S-3230
Item — Box 6: Series 7; Series 9; Series 10, item: 24
Call Number: MSS 60, Series IX
Found in: Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts > John McHale archive > Sheets prepared by McHale for discussion of lecture by E.W. 'Bingo' Meyer, entitled "Probability and Information Theory and their Application to the Visual Arts" given March 8, 1955, to the Independent Group at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Call Number: YCAL MSS 938
Overview: The Robert Osborn Papers contain drawings, paintings, posters, correspondence, collages, printed material, clippings, a sketch notebook, a wooden plate, and dolls. Drawings include drawings of Don Quijote, Charlie Chaplin, and drawings for several publications.
Dates: 1929-1994, bulk 1949-1994
Call Number: WA MSS S-1817
Overview: Photographic prints, drawings, and watercolors chiefly depicting sights on the Northwest Coast, particularly around Vancouver Island. The images were originally housed in a scrapbook kept by an unidentified individual; based on the contents of the scrapbook it is presumed that the person was a member of the joint U.S./British Northwest Boundary Commission. The photographs, taken by an unidentified photographer or photographers, depict deck scenes from what may be the H.M.S. Satellite; Victoria...
Dates: 1828-1860, bulk 1854-1860
Call Number: YCAL MSS 721
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, and editor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets and writers; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry and prose, as well as some juvenilia and early writings; manuscripts for Padgett’s English translations of works by French-language poets including Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Valery Larbaud, Paul Morand, and Pierre Reverdy; manuscripts...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D. H....
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1346
Overview: The Vincent Peranio Papers consists of correspondence, legal and financial records, scripts, photographs, props, miniature set models, concept art, architectural plans, ephemera, computer media, one audiocassette, and other materials documenting the career of production designer and art director Vincent Peranio. Peranio had a close working relationship with American director John Waters, and included are materials related to the production of Waters movies such as ...
Call Number: DRA 3
Call Number: MS 1038
Overview: Correspondence, literary notes, clippings, photographs, and an album of poems and drawings on Edinburgh compiled (1898-1899) by Cecil Piatt. The correspondence consists mainly of letters to John Bear Piatt from family members on the frontier in Montana, Dakota territory, and Kansas. There are also letters from his son, John James Piatt, who served as the United States Consul in Cork, Ireland, from 1882-1893, and from Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt, noted nineteenth century poet and author.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 28
Overview: The papers contain correspondence with artistic and literary friends, Plank art work, art work of others, writings of friends, and a small quantity of personal papers. Prominent correspondents include H. D., Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Patrick White.
Dates: 1907-1965 (inclusive)
Call Number: WA MSS S-3643
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, printed materials, drawings, and other papers, by or relating to Missouri banker, Robert Beverly Price. Includes 60 autograph and typescript letters, signed, 1860-1922, undated. Letters concern either the Boone County National Bank of Columbia or the Price family, with most letters being from Robert Beverly Price to his wife, Evaline Hockaday Price, or granddaughter, Emily Blair Henrotin. There are also newspaper articles (loose and in a scrapbook) regarding Price...
Call Number: GEN MSS 1423
Overview: Collection of European topical prints and drawings by various artists and printers, some unidentified, created circa 1600 through 1904. The bulk of the collection consists of urban and rural scenes and cityscapes, primarily in Vienna, as well as other Austrian cities and towns and some cities in Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Subjects of prints and drawings include churches, buildings, public works, palaces and castles, public squares, parks and gardens, and train stations in...
Dates: circa 1600-1904
Call Number: OSB MSS 66
Overview: 63 pencil, pen and ink, and wash drawings, signed, of buildings and architectural details, sculpture, and other subjects, chiefly in France, Northern Germany and Antwerp.
Dates: 1833-1851, undated
Call Number: YCGL MSS 21
Overview: The Alice Raphael Papers contain writings, translations, correspondence, lectures, photographs, a scrapbook and other papers that document the professional and personal life of author and translator Alice Raphael. The papers include letters from Carl Gustav Jung and drafts of Raphael's book Goethe and the Philosophers' Stone: Symbolical Patterns in 'The Parable' and the Second Part of 'Faust' and her translation of Goethe's Faust: A...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 843
Overview: The Joseph W. and Kit Reed Papers contain correpondence, writings by Joseph and Kit Reed and others, notes and research papers, personal and professional papers, financial papers, photographs, artwork, printed material, audiocassettes and videocassettes, scrapbooks, and computer disks. The papers document their personal and professional lives and artistic endeavors.
Dates: 1905-2015, bulk 1950-2008
Call Number: RU 643
Overview: The collection consists of six M. Paul Roche lithographs, from a series of eight, of Yale buildings and two advertisements for them. Included are the following lithographs: [No. 1] The High Street entrance to the Sterling Memorial Library; [No. 2] Harkness Memorial Gateway from Branford Court; [No. 3] Vanderbilt Gateway from the college campus; [No. 4] The Great Hall of Sterling Memorial Library; [No. 6] Harkness Tower; and [No. 7] Wrexham Tower. Also in the collection are thirteen original...
Call Number: MSS 37
Overview: This collection comprises 53 items, including 42 letters from John Ruskin to John Henry Le Keux, 1 letter from John James Ruskin to John Henry Le Keux, 7 stand-alone sketches related to Le Keux’s engraving work for Ruskin, annotated printed proofs made by Le Keux for Ruskin and 1 letter from Henry W. Acland to John Ruskin which pertains to Le Keux’s work on the frontispiece for Acland and Ruskin’s The Oxford Museum. While the majority of the items are undated, the...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1330
Overview: The Kay Ryan papers contains correspondence, writings, artwork, photographs, personal and professional papers, poetry broadsides and other printed material, and audiovisual and computer media documenting the life and career of American poet Kay Ryan. The bulk of the collection consists of individual and collected poems, prose, notes, and journals, as well as correspondence between Ryan and her friends, family, colleagues, publishers, arts organizations such as the Poetry Foundation, and the...
Dates: 1945-2017, bulk 1973-2017
Call Number: GEN MSS 1463
Overview: The Maurice Sand papers contains family and professional correspondence, publishing contracts, writings, drawings, posters, and other material by or about the nineteenth-century author, illustrator, and puppeteer. The collection offers substantial documentation of Sand's theatrical work from the late 1840s to the 1880s; included are holograph scripts, scenarios, or posters for over forty puppet plays created by Sand. The collection also includes three novel drafts, a set of playing cards issued...
Dates: 1833-1995, bulk 1848-1889