Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' Annual Exhibition photographs

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' Annual Exhibition photographs

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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Date

Dates associated with each digital image correlates to the year the work was exhibited at PAFA's Annual Exhibition, not necessarily the year the work was created.

Collection includes photographs from the following years: 1854, 1877-1878, 1890, 1892-1969, undated

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Description

Photographs in this collection include study photographs of exhibited works of art submitted to PAFA or created by PAFA for research and documentation purposes. Collection also includes installation photography of Annual Exhibitions. 

Not all art works exhibited during PAFA's Annual Exhibition were documented using photography. Art works found in this digital collection simply indicates the art works that were photographed during PAFA's Annual Exhibition. As a result, if your search yields zero results, that does not necessarily mean the artist did not exhibit at PAFA. It just means we do not have photographic evidence in our collection. 

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PAFA will make every attempt to make digital images available to the public. However, there are occasions when images have certain restrictions and require physical access only. All items will have its metadata attached to facilitate discoverability. Contact the Archivist for further questions.

Collection Items

Installation photograph of the Rotunda at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, undated
Photograph of the Rotunda at an unknown Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "Unidentified Annual Ex.", "126"

Installation photograph of Gallery I, facing south, at the Pennsylvania Academy for the Fine Arts, undated
Photograph of installation in Gallery I, looking south, at an unknown Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "Gallery J - South Wall"

Photograph of installation in the South Corridor, looking up and southeast, at an unknown Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "Grand Stairway ca. 1890, unidentified exhibition (Annual)", "from the collection of Deborah Cooney, Washington,…

Soldier Boys
Photograph taken of the painting "Soldier Boys" by Christian Schussele. Inscription reads (verso): "exhibited PAFA, 31st Annual Ex., 1854, owned by Henry Paul Beck"

General Meade
Photograph taken of the painting "General Meade" by Thomas Hicks, shows original framing. Inscription reads (verso): "General Meade By Thomas Hicks", "48th annual ex. 1877"

Twilight On the Seine
Photograph taken of the painting "Twilight on the Seine" by Charles Fran�ois Daubigny. Inscription reads (verso): "Twilight on the Seine by Daubigny", "48th Annual 1877"

Battle of Lapiths and Centaurs
Photograph includes installation view of rotunda and other sculptures. Inscription reads (none):

Illustrations from a Mercury review of the 60th Annual Exhibition
Page 96 of Review of the 1890 Annual Exhibition, has photographs of 7 paintings. Inscription reads (none):

Illustrations from a Mercury review of the 60th Annual Exhibition
Page 97 of Review of the 1890 Annual Exhibition, has photographs of 9 paintings. Inscription reads (none):

Illustrations from a Mercury review of the 60th Annual Exhibition
Page 100 of Review of the 1890 Annual Exhibition, has photographs of 4 paintings and 2 architectural sketches. Inscription reads (none):

Illustrations from a Mercury review of the 60th Annual Exhibition
Page 101 of Review of the 1890 Annual Exhibition, has photographs of 3 paintings and 2 sculptures. Inscription reads (none):

Illustrations from a Mercury review of the 60th Annual Exhibition
Page 102 of Review of the 1890 Annual Exhibition, has photographs of 3 paintings and a newspaper clipping. Inscription reads (none):

Detail of page of article in PAFA scrapbook showing group of works by Jesse Godley
Photograph of a number of animal sculptures by Jesse Godley, from PAFA scrapbook. Inscription reads (none):

In April
Photograph of painting "In April" by Charles Howard Davis, no framing. Inscription reads (verso): "In April By Charles H. Davis", "60th Annual 1890"

Study of Apples
Photograph of painting "Study of Apples" by Anna Lownes, shows original framing. Inscription reads (verso): "60th Annual Exhibition 1890, Study of Apples", "from Sandra Dijkstra, 650 Rimini Rd., Del Mar, Calif. 92014"

Portrait of a Lady in Black
Photograph of painting "Portrait of a Lady in Black" by William Merritt Chase, no framing, title slip attached to bottom of photograph. Inscription reads (verso): "62nd annual ex. 1892"

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing southeast, at the Pennsylvania Academy for the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking southeast, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, features painting "Fox Hunt" by Homer. Inscription reads (none):

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing southeast, at the Pennsylvania Academy for the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking southeast, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, features painting "Fox Hunt" by Homer. Inscription reads (verso): "Copy photo, sepia-toned, Original: 1893, for display"

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing southwest, at the Pennsylvania Academy for the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking southwest, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, features painting "Fox Hunt" by Homer. Inscription reads (none):

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing north, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking north, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual 1912"

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing northeast, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking northeast, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, features Whistler group left of columns. Inscription reads (none):

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing northeast, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking northeast, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "63rd - 1893/4 north wall"

Installation photograph of Gallery H, facing south, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery H, looking south, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual 1912"

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing southeast, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking southeast, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "63rd Annual Exhibition - 1893-4 south wall", "also shown in the 122 annual 1927", "The Fox Hunt by Homer",…

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing southwest, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking southwest, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual 1912 #405-422"

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing southwest, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking southwest, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "Cecilia Beaut - "The Dreamer", J.S. Sargent - "Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth", J.Mc.C. Hamilton - "Hon. W.E.…

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing northwest, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking northwest, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual Ex. 1912", "#430-443"

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing southwest, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking southwest, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "1893", "- s.w. corner and west wall", "The Fox Hunt by Homer, Edward Cootes by Vonnoh, The Revery (the Dreamer)…

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing northeast, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking northeast, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "1912"

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing southwest, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking southwest, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "63rd A.E. 1893", "west wall", "Cecilia Beaut - "The Dreamer", J.S. Sargent - "Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth",…

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing west, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking west, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual 1912 #417-432"

Installation photograph of Gallery F, facing southeast, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1893
Photograph of installation in Gallery F, looking southeast, at the 1893 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "The Fox Hunt by Homer", "63rd Annual Ex. 1893", "south wall"

Installation photograph of Gallery E, facing south, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery E, looking south, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "1912"

Jeunesse
Photograph of sculpture "Jeunesse" by Herbert Adams. Inscription reads (verso): "Jeunesse by Herbert Adams", "in 64th Annual 1894"

Installation photograph of Gallery E, facing north, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery E, looking north, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual 1912 #233-242"

Installation photograph of unknown gallery at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1894
Photograph of installation in unknown gallery at the 1894 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "64th Annual Exhibition 1894."

Installation photograph of Gallery B, facing northwest, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery B, looking northwest, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "1912"

Installation photograph of Gallery B, facing northwest, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1894
Photograph of installation in Gallery B, looking northwest, at the 1894 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "64th Annual Exhibition, Dec. 17, 1894"

Installation photograph of Gallery B, facing northeast, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery B, looking northeast, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "1912"

Installation photograph of unknown gallery at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1894
Photograph of installation in unknown gallery at the 1894 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "64th Annual Exhibition, 1894"

Installation photograph of Gallery B, facing east, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery B, looking east, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual 1912"

Installation photograph of unknown gallery at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1894
Photograph of installation in unknown gallery at the 1894 Annual Exhibition, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "64th Annual Exhibition 1894"

Installation photograph of Gallery B, facing south, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery B, looking south, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual 1912"

The Flower Maker
Photograph of painting "The Flower Maker" by Harriet Campbell Foss, shows original framing, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "The Flower Maker, Harriet C. Foss - PAFA. 64th Annual Exhib. Dec 17, 1894"

Installation photograph of Gallery A, facing south, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery A, looking south, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual Ex. 1912"

Portrait of Wilson Eyre, Jr.
Photograph of painting "Portrait of Wilson Eyre, Jr." by John Lambert, Jr., shows original framing, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): ""Wilson Eyre", John Lambert, Jr., 64th Annual Exhib. PAFA, Dec. 17, 1894"

Installation photograph of Gallery A, facing west, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery A, looking west, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual 1912 #28-34"

Portrait
Photograph of painting "Portrait" by Carl Newman, shows original framing, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): ""Portrait" by Carl Newman, 64th Annual Exhib. Dec 17, 1894"

Installation photograph of Gallery A, facing east, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1912
Photograph of installation in Gallery A, looking east, at the 1912 Annual Exhibition. Inscription reads (verso): "107th Annual 1912 #6-16"

Moonrise at Sunset
Photograph of painting "Moonrise at Sunset" by George Henry Bogert, partial framing, mounted on board. Inscription reads (verso): "Moonrise at Sunset, George H. Bogert, 64th Annual Exhib. PAFA, Dec. 17, 1894"
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