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Brown, Henry Kirke 1814-1886

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Works: 51 works in 53 publications in 2 languages and 62 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  High interest-low vocabulary books  Textbooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery stories  Records and correspondence  Sources  Archives 
Classifications: PR4567, 823.8
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Henry Kirke Brown : the father of American sculpture : by Henry Kirke Bush-Brown ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection comprises a carbon typescript for an unpublished manuscript titled "Henry Kirke Brown: The Father of American Sculpture," which was compiled, written, and edited by Henry Kirke Bush-Brown, and an abridged version by the same title, also prepared by Bush-Brown. The manuscript contains a description of Henry Kirke Brown's life, transcripts of his correspondence, photographs of his homes and artistic works, poems, sketches, and a genealogical chart of the Brown family. Several original letters, poems, photographs, and art are tipped into the typescript; however, the bulk of the original letters Bush-Brown used for his transcriptions were destroyed in a fire
[Photographs of paintings] ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Folders contains photographs and information sheets related to paintings signed or attributed to artists whose most active years fall between 1850 and 1875. Information may include the title of work, owner, additional provenance, date, dimensions, and medium. Most photographs are black-and-white and of professional quality
Equestrian statue of Washington, Union Square, N.Y., 1856 by George Hayward ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1857 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Photographs of sculpture] ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Folders contains photographs and information sheets related to sculptures signed or attributed to artists. Information may include the title of work, owner, medium, additional provenance, date, dimensions, and medium. Most photographs are black-and-white and of professional quality
Albany by Henry Kirke Brown ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Drawing shows a body of water, perhaps the Hudson River, with mountains rising on the far side and two houses on the near side. Brown was in Albany, New York in 1842 and 1843
Henry Kirke Brown papers by Henry Kirke Brown ( )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Brown's lengthy letters to his wife reveal his devotion to her and the conflict he felt between his art and his personal life. He discusses his work, including progress on his statue of George Washington, located in Union Square, New York City. Letters to his family from Rome and Florence allude to his awe of Italy's monuments. Also included are letters from Washington, D.C. during Brown's tenure as a member of the U.S. Art Commission in the 1860s
[River scene] by Henry Kirke Brown ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Drawing shows two figures by the waterside, probably near Albany, New York, where Brown resided in 1842 and 1843
[View of a sculpture relief "The Spirit's Flight" by E.D. Palmer] ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Stearns-Ames collection by Ames Manufacturing Company ( )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Professional and personal correspondence, chiefly of James Tyler Ames, with sculptors, architects, government officials, and colleagues, including his brother, Nathan Peabody Ames, Henry Kirke Brown, Randolph Rogers, and Thomas Ustick Walter. A castings record (16 p.) contains expenses and final prices of bronze castings, a printed list of "Bronze Works Executed by the Ames Manufacturing Company," and photographs of completed work. There are also an expense account for the Lincoln National Monument artillery and cavalry groups, lists of expenses relating to "Bronze Castings for Washington and his Horse," the (Benjamin) "Franklin Statue," and other works. Photographs are of works cast by the Ames Company and of unidentified works, of Ames' artisans, of a room in James Ames' house with framed medallions of Washington and Franklin on the wall, and of a head of Washington and a head of his horse in Thomas Ball's studio; reports by the architect of the Capitol extension, and the U.S. Art Commission (1860); Ames Company promotional items; a printed narrative of the incidents connected with the statue of Washington in Union Square by Henry Kirke Brown; and clippings relating to various statues
Statue of Washington by H.K. Brown Union Square, New York by George R Hall ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Recumbent bull] by Henry Kirke Brown ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Drawing shows a bull lying down. Comparision with other drawings indicates that this drawing was done near Albany, New York, where Brown resided in 1842 and 1843
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Deals with the adventures of a young orphan boy trying to survive amid greed and poverty in 19th-century London
Autograph letter signed H.K. Brown, D. Huntington, Dudley B. Fuller, and other members of the Century Association to: John G. Chapman, Esq by Henry Kirke Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers, ca 1834-1886 by Henry Kirke Brown ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin papers by William Cullen Bryant ( )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters and printed material
American sculptors scrapbook of reproductions ( Book )
1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Henry Kirke Brown letter to Mr. Ames by Henry Kirke Brown ( )
1 edition published in 1867 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
To "Dear Ames," presumably artist Joseph Alexander Ames, written from Newburgh, N.Y. Brown thanks Ames for drawing paper received, and makes additional requests for other supplies; he also invites him to "come up and make us a visit" [from New York City to Newburgh]
George Washington (equestrian) by Henry Kirke Brown ( )
1 edition published in 1999 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln by Henry Kirke Brown ( )
1 edition published in 1999 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, H. K. (Henry Kirke), 1814-1886
Henry Kirke Brown
Languages
English (30)
German (1)