Collection Gleyre MSS - Charles Gabriel Gleyre Drawings Collection

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Gleyre MSS

Title

Charles Gabriel Gleyre Drawings Collection

Date(s)

  • 1835 (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

1 box

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Name of creator

(1806-1874)

Biographical history

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.

Archival history

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.

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Scope and content

34 black and white photographs of Gleyre's drawings.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

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.

Language of material

  • French

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

No problems.

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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.

Existence and location of copies

Not known.

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Physical storage

  • Shelf: 1616