Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents: This collection contains fieldwork records and papers produced by the staff of the Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks, as well as Thomas Whittemore and Paul Underwood, between the 1920s and 2000s. It is comprised of correspondence, minutes, financial records, logbooks, fieldwork notebooks, research notes, ground plans, maps, oversize drawings, tracings, paintings, photographs, films, newspaper clippings, and publication materials. The collection is organized by the method of creation and...
FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks / Collection: Nathalie P. Scheffer research papers / Series: Research NotesSub-Series Identifier: MS.BZ.010, Series 2, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents: This subseries contains an alphabetical overview of mostly Russian epithets of the Virgin Mary. They are often based on specific icons and their origin, but some of them also designate a specific iconographical type. The folders contain reference bibliography for the terminology and some photographs as illustrations.
FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks / Collection: Nathalie P. Scheffer research papers / Series: Research NotesSub-Series Identifier: MS.BZ.010, Series 2, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents: This subseries contains an overview of different representations of certain iconographic types of the Virgin Mary, i.e. Virgin Galaktotrophousa, Virgin Glikophilousa, Virgin Hodegetria, Virgin Nikopeia, and Virgin Orant. They are each represented on a separate sheet of paper detailing: its specific name (e.g. Umilenie Vladimirskaia), if applicable; a short historical background and bibliography, if known; and a black-and-white photograph of the icon, if available. A general bibliography on each...
Scope and Contents: The collection primarily contains research notes about Russian art and iconography arranged in one series, which is organized chronologically and alphabetically by theme. The collection includes an Index of Iconographic types of the Virgin Mary and examples of particular themes, such as the Virgin Galaktotrophousa, Virgin Hodegetria, and Virgin Orant. Additionally, the collection contains some correspondence about Russian icons and artifact evaluations.
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 6 boxes of records that contain: lecture and research notes; note cards; drafts for outlines and essays; bibliographies and lists of objects; and photographs of Byzantine art and architectural drawings. These items were primarily created by Paul Underwood between 1936 and 1950 and by Albert Mathias Friend, Jr. between 1945 and the mid-1950s. The collection includes Underwood’s research papers as a graduate student in the Department of Art and Archeology at...