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Watercolors (paintings)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to two-dimensional works of art, usually on a paper support, to which pigment suspended in water is applied with a brush to create an image or design. Includes paintings using gouache, which is not technically watercolor paint. Watercolors are variously classified as drawings or paintings in collections.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Additional papers of the Nichols-Shurtleff family, 1758-2006 (inclusive), 1880-1960 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 766
Overview: Correspondence, journals, scrapbooks, sketchbooks, writings, address books, etc., of the Nichols-Shurtleff family of Boston, Massachusetts.

Alfred Riocreux botanical watercolors

Collection Identifier: arn00007
Scope and Content: The Riocreux watercolors comprise 87 original watercolor paintings in [matting]. The watercolors have been detached from the binding. The paintings vary in size from 22 x 28 cm up to 29 x 36 cm. There are two plates numbered 73 but they are not duplicates. Sixty-one illustrations were reproduced in Auguste Loiseleur Deslongchamps’s Herbier Général de l'Amateur, Deuxiéme série, t.1 (Paris: Didot Jeune, 1839).

Jeffrey Robert Chapman personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 306
Overview: Jeffrey Robert Chapman, advertising executive, graduated from Harvard University (AB 1986), where he was a writer and issue editor for the Harvard Lampoon while studying forest ecology. The collection documents Jeffrey R. Chapman’s affiliation with the Harvard Lampoon, a school humor magazine, and includes a Lampoon letterman jacket, original artwork for Lampoon magazine covers, and a Lampoon USA Today parody...

Collection of Sally Fox, 1575-2005 (inclusive), 1860-1929 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 638; Vt-182
Overview: Collection of Sally Fox, independent picture researcher, editor, writer, and collector of visual images of women.

Hunnewell herbarium watercolors

Collection Identifier: GEN-FL 44 H85
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of six watercolors by Hunnewell painted from four specimens she collected in the Pyrenees in France. Four paintings have printed specimen labels from the attached. The printed labels originally read “F.W. Hunnewell, 2nd.” The “F.W.” has been crossed out and replaced with “M.P.”

Papers of Eloise Bittel Cohen, 1898-2005 (inclusive), 1928-2003 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 819; MP-76; T-525
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, and home movies of Eloise Bittel Cohen, political and civic volunteer.

Papers of Evelyn Ames, 1865-ca.1995 (inclusive), 1921-1985 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 751; Phon-29
Overview: Writings, correspondence, and photographs of author and poet Evelyn Ames.

Papers of Mary Matteson Wilbur, 1880-1995

Collection Identifier: MC 561
Overview: Diaries, writings, correspondence, and photographs of Mary Matteson Wilbur and her family.

Tessie K. Frank watercolors

Collection Identifier: gra00006
Scope and content: This collection contains 1,643 watercolor paintings of plants and flowers by Frank and fifteen of blank picture postcards and photographs of flowers. Scientific name and common name are often typed on the painting. This may have been done by the artist.