WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Edward 1879-1943

Overview
Works: 75 works in 93 publications in 1 language and 641 library holdings
Genres: Art  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: N6512, 709.73
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Bruce
Art in federal buildings : an illustrated record of the Treasury Department's new program in painting and sculpture by Edward Bruce( Book )

14 editions published in 1936 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National exhibition of art by Public Works of Art Project (U.S.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silk screen color printing : presenting a new addition to the graphic arts--serigraphy : a demonstration and explanation of the process of making "multiple original" color prints by Harry Sternberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Bruce by Italo Tavolato( Book )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records by Public Works of Art Project (Minn.)( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence, photographs, file cards, national directives and bulletins, reports, telephone memoranda, payroll registers, and other materials documenting the activities of a Depression-era government employment program for artists. The papers document the daily operations of the Minnesota PWAP, particularly its relationship with the Chicago office
Massachusetts WPA Symphony Orchestra by Massachusetts WPA Symphony Orchestra( Recording )

1 edition published in 1940 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records by Public Works of Art Project( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Selected records of the PWAP include the following series: Central Office (Washington, D.C.) Correspondence and Related Records, including progress reports, minutes of meetings, and finance records (reels DC1-3); Correspondence and Personal Files of Edward P. Rowan, Technical Director (reels DC3-4); Central Office Correspondence With Artists (reels DC5-7); Central Office Files and Publicity Materials, including correspondence of project director Edward Bruce (reel DC8); Newspaper Clippings (reels DC8-9); Correspondence and Related records of Cecil Jones, Business Director (reels DC9-12); Final Reports on Projects, Report Materials and Project Issuances (reel DC12); Regional Office Records (reels DC12-13); and selected Correspondence of the New York Regional Office (Region 2) With Artists concerning administrative details of employing artists (DC 112-115). Each series has been described separately
Milch Gallery records by Milch Gallery( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The records of Milch Gallery document the business transactions of the corporation and the professional and personal relationships of the Milch brothers with the artists they represented, as well as with the larger community of artists and art dealers between 1911 and 1980. Unfortunately, early correspondence is sparse. In a letter responding to a 1951 request for historical information, Milch replied: "Several years ago [1947] we had to give up our gallery at 108 West 57th Street, and move to smaller quarters here. Since we had no room for old records, we had to destroy most of them."
Olin Dows letters by Olin Dows( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This small collection of letters to and from painter and arts administrator Olin Dows measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1938 to 1949. The letters primarily document his work as director of the Treasury Relief Art Project, as an admistrator for the American Federation of Arts, and his work as a war artist. Much of the correspondence is with arts administrators Edward Bruce and Forbes Watson
to Van Wyck Brooks by Edward Bruce( )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lee Woodward Zeigler papers by Lee Woodward Zeigler( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Printed material includes clippings, ca. 1910-1948, regarding Zeigler's works of art and his involvement in the war effort and local politics; exhibition catalogs and programs, ca. 1925, 1940-1968; and reproductions of Zeigler's illustrations for bookplates, Christmas cards, magazines, including Gunter's Magazine, Harper's Weekly, and Life, ca.1890-1900, and for limited edition books by such authors as Jane Austen, Honore' de Balzac, Amelia E. Barr, Theophile Gautier, Charles Kingsley, and William Stearns Davis, ca.1890-1915
Edward Bruce papers by Edward Bruce( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writings include office diaries and notebooks containing notes, addresses, lists of Section of Fine Arts projects, and dated work entries. There are copies of numerous written speeches given by Bruce on the importance of art, public art projects, and political issues. Financial material consists of a small number of items documenting Bruce's financial activity such as tax and insurance records, bills, a cash book, and house leases. Printed material documents Edward Bruce's career as an artist and federal arts projects and programs. Found are news clippings and magazine articles, exhibition catalogs, brochures, bulletins from the Section of Fine Arts, published speeches, and miscellaneous publications. Four scrapbooks contain news clippings, letters, photographs, and other printed material highlighting Bruce's career
PWAP Region 15 (Calif.) papers by Public Works of Art Project( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Miscellaneous correspondence of Walter Heil, regional director of PWAP, 1934; form letters from Edward Bruce, national director; and a typescript reminiscence of the PWAP and a letter from Ray Strong addressed to Mary McChesney and dated 1964.[Microfilm title, "Ray Strong"]
Martin Birnbaum papers by Martin Birnbaum( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

287 photographs of Birnbaum, and art related people, including Maurice Sterne, Edward Bruce, Leo Stein and Alfred Potterton at Anticoli Corrado, and Cecilia Beaux, Robert Chanler, Philip de Laszlo, Despiau, Norman Douglas, Lord Duveen, Herbert Haseltine, Augustus John by Arnold Genthe, Paul Manship by De Witt Ward, Gari Melchers, Elie Nadelman, Mrs. Gustave Radeke, William Rothenstein, Stevenson Scott, Clare Sheridan, Albert Sterner, Abraham Walkowitz, Mrs. Leonard Volkman Webb, and Grenville Lindall Winthrop; 82 travel photographs primarily of Greece; and 142 photographs of works of art
Re-opening of The Museum of Modern Art, May 10, 1939( Recording )

1 edition published in 1939 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Addresses given on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Museum
Public works of art project : extension of remarks of Hon. Frederic C. Walcott of Connecticut in the Senate of the United States by Edward Bruce( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Oscar Bluemner papers by Oscar Bluemner( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bluemner's extensive writings about his painting techniques and theories, and art history and criticism are found in painting and theory diaries, notebooks, notes, lists of artwork, essays, and writings for publication. Painting Diaries, 1911-1936, contain Bluemner's handwritten notes about newly-completed paintings and current work, amounting to a fairly complete record of work done during this period, including many sketches, color schemes, and information about his materials and techniques. The entries, although not daily, are extensive and extremely detailed. He writes of his philosophy of art, aesthetics, critics, his ideas on color and composition, influences on his thoughts, the role of the artist, the need for the artist to remain independent and uninfluenced by criticism, the work of other artists, contemporary art, exhibitions, etc. Theory Diaries contain his notes on art theory. Both sets of diaries contain many color illustrations and sketches. Also of particular interest are Bluemner's notes and homemade notebooks on techniques which he often called "Easel Notes." Also found are notes on paintings he viewed in American art collections and four volumes of notes taken during his tour of Europe in 1912. Bluemner also maintained extensive notes on Chinese and Japanese art history and styles. Additional writings include a collection of notes he compiled and organized from his other diaries, notebooks, and writings for a book on painting
Helen Appleton Read letters and lectures by Helen Appleton Read( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A letter to Miss Beatrice Winzer of the Newark Museum inquiring as to whether she would like Read to present a lecture on WPA murals
Gifford Beal sketches, sketchbooks and papers by Gifford Beal( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers of painter and muralist Gifford Beal measure 5 linear feet and date from 1889 to 2001. The bulk of the collection consists of artwork; some correspondence, printed matter, pictorial subject files, photographs, and writings are also found. Works of art are primarily sketches and sketchbooks in a wide variety of media. Seventy-six sketchbooks are found. Among the loose sketches are 28 oil paintings on wood board or panel, and fourteen large pastel drawings on canvas depicting dancing figures in a romantic style. Artwork by other artists in the collection include prints by Arthur B. Davies, Rockwell Kent, and Denys Wortman
 
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Alternative Names
Bruce, Edward

Edward Bright Bruce

Edward Bruce

Edward Bruce Amerikaans kunstschilder (1879-1943)

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