Charles Gabriel Gleyre Drawings Collection
- 1835 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Swiss artist. Born, Chevilly, Vaud 1806. Died, Paris 1874. Studied art in Paris from 1825. Whilst in Italy, was engaged by John Lowell, Jr., an American traveller, to accompany him as artist on his excursions in the Levant in 1834-5.
Photographs of the drawings were made for Dr R. L. B. Moss by the Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, Boston MA, Museum of Fine Arts (these drawings form part of the John Lowell papers which have been lent to the Museum by his descendants).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Photographs presented by Dr R. L. B. Moss in 1964.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
34 black and white photographs of Gleyre's drawings.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
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Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions. Consultation only.
Conditions governing reproduction
Consult the Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts. Not to be re-photographed, scanned or xeroxed.
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Existence and location of originals
On loan to the Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, Boston MA, Museum of Fine Arts. These drawings form part of the John Lowell papers which have been lent to the Museum by his descendants.
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