Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope 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:
Overview: Correspondence, journals, scrapbooks, sketchbooks, writings, address books, etc., of the Nichols-Shurtleff family of Boston, Massachusetts.
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).
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection 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...
Overview: Collection of Sally Fox, independent picture researcher, editor, writer, and collector of visual images of women.
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.”
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, and home movies of Eloise Bittel Cohen, political and civic volunteer.
Overview: Writings, correspondence, and photographs of author and poet Evelyn Ames.
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.