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1Author:  Neagle, John, 1796-1865Requires cookie*
 Title:  John Neagle Papers     
 Dates:  1817-1865 
 Abstract:  The John Neagle Papers provides a window into the world and the work of this nineteenth century portrait painter. The collection contains many insights on how Neagle approached his craft. It begins with an interesting notebook he kept on the history of painting. This volume is dated 1817. It traces the history of art from Etruria to the present. He discusses renaissance artists in some depth, such as Michelangelo and Raphael. He also discusses modern artistic training, mentioning the types of study done in Rome and France. Other notebooks contain essays Neagle wrote on art and artists, such as "hints for a painter." His notebook "Lessons on Landscape Painting" include a few watercolors that appear to be copies of landscape work done by Thomas Sully.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.N125.p 
 Extent:  0.5 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Literature, Arts, and Culture 
 Genre:  Art | Autobiography | Family Correspondence | General Correspondence | Manuscript Essays | Notebooks | Sketchbooks 
 Subjects:  Artists -- Pennsylvania | Artists' materials | Landscape painting | Painting -- Study and teaching | Whist