Smith College Museum of Art.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Leonard Baskin (August 15, 1922 – June 3, 2000) was an American sculptor, illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher at Smith College. This collection consists of books, catalogs, and letters related to Baskin that were collected by Hovey Harper and donated by his estate to the Smith College Museum of Art.
Overview The study, and display, of art at Smith College extends back to the nineteenth century. The Museum of Art records contain material pertaining to the buildings and collection pieces that have constituted Smith's art museum over time. This includes Fine Arts Center building renovation material, correspondence, accession information, web site documentation, glass negatives, and videos.
Dates: 1879 - 2003
Scope and Contents These files, retrieved from Elizabeth Richardson's computer hard drive, include preliminary worksheets for Masterworks of American Painting and Sculpture from the Smith College Museum of Art edited by Linda Muehlig and others (New York: Hudson Hills Press; Northampton, Mass.: In association with Smith College Museum of Art, 1999). Elizabeth Richardson began editing this catalog until she was forced to withdraw from the project because of serious illness. A...