R. B. Beckett English artist research files: Finding Aid
- Charles Holme, ed. The Genius of J. M. W. Turner, R.A. (London ; New York, J. Lane, Offices of "The Studio", 1903) (Box 12, Folder 5)
- Charles Holme, ed. Modern Etching and Engraving (London: Offices of "The Studio", 1902) (Box 16, Folder 7)
- Charles Holme, ed. Modern Pen and Drawings: European and American (London: Offices of "The Studio", 1901) (Box 16, Folder 6)
- Ralph Nevill. Old Sporting Prints (London: The Connoisseur Magazine, 1908) (Box 16, Folder 2)
- Carl Winter. Elizabethan Miniatures (Penguin Books, 1949) (Box 15, Folder 7)
- Beckett documents and travel ephemera (Box 1)
- Miscellaneous correspondence and documents
- Published articles by Beckett
- Travel maps and ephemera
- Artist research files (Boxes 2-16)
- William Blake (Box 2)
- John Constable (Box 3-10)
- Thomas Gainsborough (Box 11, Folders 1-4)
- Thomas Rowlandson (Box 11, Folders 5-9)
- J. M. W. Turner (Box 12, Folders 1-6)
- Richard Wilson (Box 12, Folders 7-11)
- Artists (various) (Box 13)
- Portrait artists (Boxes 14-15)
- Sporting and comic images (Box 16, Folders 1-2)
- Exhibition catalogs and misc. printed volumes (Box 16, Folders 3-7)
Beckett documents and travel ephemera
Miscellaneous correspondence and documents [10 items]. 1944-1967
Published articles by Beckett. 1947-1959
- "'Kilgarran Castle' A link between Turner and Wilson." Connoisseur, CXX, no. 505 (September 1947)
- "Notes on Greenhill." Burlington, XCII, no. 571 (October 1950)
- "Constable's Honeymoon." Connoisseur, CXXIX, No. 525 (March 1952)
- "Constable at Leydenhall." Burlington, XCIV, no. 598 (April 1952)
- "Constable as an Illustrator." Connoisseur (October 1954)
- "Notes on Old Drawings and Modern Drawings: Constable's Early Drawings," reprinted from The Art Quarterly (Winter 1954) [2 copies]
- "Constable in the Lake District." Country Life (March 10, 1955)
- "Constable's 'Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds'" reprinted from The Art Quarterly (Summer 1957) [2 copies]
- "Constable at Malvern Hall." The Connoisseur Yearbook, 1959
Maps "About Britain."
Wessex: About Britain No. 2 [with second cover]. 1951
Home Counties: About Britain No. 3. 1951
The Lakes to Tyneside: About Britain No. 10. 1951
Maps of Dorset, Bournemouth, etc.
Bartholomew's Revised 'Half-Inch' Contoured Maps: England Sheet 34. Dorset. Approximately 1934
Firestone Mileage Map of England & Wales : Hants, Wilts, and Dorset. Approximately 1935?
Johnston's New 2 miles to 1 inch map : Bournemouth Sheet.
Maps of London and environs.
Bacon's Map of the Environs of London, S.E., for Cyclists & Tourists.
Bacon's New Large-Scale Map of South London and Suburbs.
"Geographia" Large Scale Street Plan of Central London.
W.H. Smith & Son's Maps of London and its Environs. Approximately 1883?
Artist research files
Correspondence about William Blake [10 items]. 1947, 1952-1953
Articles [newspaper/periodical clippings]. 1952-1957 and undated
Exhibition catalogs and pamphlets. 1913-1947
The National Gallery, British Art. Catalogue of loan exhibition of works by William Blake. October to December, 1913. (London: Darling and Son). Second edition. 1913
Tate Gallery. William Blake (1757-1827). [2 copies]. 1947
Exhibition catalogs and pamphlets. 1948-1953 and updated
Anthony Bertram. William Blake : The World's Masters - New Series. (London and New York: The Studio Publications) [lacking cover]. 1948
Christie, Manson & Woods. Catalogue of original works by William Blake, the property of the late Graham Robertson, Esq. 1949
Princeton University Library. The Princeton University Library Chronicle. [Contains article "Blake, Milton, and Edward Burney" by Morse Peckham] (Volume XI, Number 3). Spring 1950
Fogg Art Museum. Blake's Illustrations for Dante : selections from the originals in the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia and the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts [Fogg Picture Book No. 2] 1953
"Beatrice addressing Dante from the Car, William Blake 1757-1827" [fragment of pamphlet]. Undated
"The Simoniac Pope, William Blake 1757-1827" [fragment of pamphlet]. Undated
The Faber Gallery. Blake (1757-1827) [incomplete only contains introduction by Geoffrey Keynes]. (London : Faber and Faber). Undated
Images by date: 1773-1799.
Images by date: 1800-1809.
Images by date: 1820-1827.
Images by date: undated.
Images and notes related to Dante.
Images related to Job.
Images and notes related to Milton.
Documents and exhibition catalogs, reprints, etc. 1929-1962
Correspondence about Constable [approximately 30 items]. 1951-1967
Exhibition catalogs. 1929-1946
Albert Hall & Art Gallery, Colchester. Exhibition of Collection of Paintings and Drawings by John Constable, R.A. (1776-1837), the property of Cecil B. Morgan ... September 1929
Tate Gallery, Millbank. Centenary Exhibition of Paintings and Water-Colours by John Constable, R.A. [1776-1837]. May 4-August 31, 1937
Wildenstein's Galleries. A Centenary Memorial Exhibition of John Constable, R.A. : His Origins and Influence. Aril 21-May 29, 1937
Art Institute of Chicago. Masterpieces of English painting : William Hogarth, John Constable, J.M.W. Turner / Lent by His Majesty the King, the museums and collectors of Great Britain. October 15-December 15, 1946
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. An exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints by J.M.W. Turner, John Constable [and] R.P. Bonington. March 21-April 28, 1946
Exhibition catalogs. 1949-1954
Arts Council of Great Britain. An Exhibition of Sketches & Drawings by John Constable from the Collection of Dr. H.A.C. Gregory, M.C. 1949
British Council. British Painting from Hogarth to Turner.(Kunsthalle, Hamburg). 1949-1950
Borough of Colchester. Catalogue of the Exhibition of works by John Constable, R.A. : Kindly lent to the Borough Council by Colonel J.H. Constable and exhibited in the Colchester Public Library. [2 copies] 1950
Victoria & Albert Museum. Constable. 1950
Legatt Brothers. Exhibition of English Painters, 1700-1850. 1951
Guildhall Art Gallery. Exhibition of paintings by John Constable, 1776-1837. July 8-August 30, 1952
[Legatt Brothers]. Summer Exhibition, Coronation Year. 1953
P. & D. Conaghi & Co. Paintings by Old masters. April 1954
Christchurch Mansion-Wolsey Art Gallery (Ipswich). An Exhibition of the Works of the Constable Family - Five Generations : Lent by Lieut.-Colonel J. H. Constable and Members of his Family. June 23-September 30, 1954
Exhibition catalogs and reprints. 1956-1962
City of Manchester Art Gallery. John Constable, 1776-1837. April 26-June 3, 1956
Legatt Brothers. 1956 Summer Exhibition of English Pictures including the Collection of H. L. Fison, Esq. 1956
Michael Kitson. "John Constable, 1810-1816: A Chronological Study," reprinted from The Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes (Vol. XX, Nos. 3-4). 1956
The Minories, Colchester. The Victor Battle-Lay Trust : Catalogue of the First Loan Exhibition. May 30-June 28, 1858
Louis Hawes, Jr. "Graham Reynolds, Catalogue of the Constable Collection, Victoria and Albert Museum ... [book review]" reprinted from The Art Bulletin (Vol. XLIII, No. 2) June 1961
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. John Constable Drawings & Sketches : An Exhibition at the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. November-December 1951
Thos. Agnew & Sons. 89th Annual Exhibition of Water-colours and Drawings. [2 copies]. January 22-March 3, 1962
Images by county, Berkshire-Essex
Berkshire: East Berkshire.
Berkshire: West Berkshire.
Buckinghamshire: Stokes Poges.
Cumberland: Borrowdale, Keswick, etc.
Dorset: Gillingham, Osmington, Osmington Mills, Preston, Portland Harbour, Weymouth Bay.
Essex: East Anglia.
Essex: Hadleigh Castle.
Essex: Harwich, Kelveden, Langham, Mistley.
Essex: Valley Views.
Essex: Walton and Wivenhoe.
Images by county, Hampshire-Oxford
Hampstead: houses, trees, sky and effects.
Hampstead: Hampstead, Hampstead Heath.
Hampstead: Hampstead Heath.
Hampstead: Upper Heath, West End.
London: Waterloo Bridge.
Images by county, Suffolk
Suffolk: Bergholt and East Bergholt.
Suffolk: Flatford and Denham Mills.
Suffolk: Flatford: Valley Farms.
Suffolk: Helmingham, Ipswich, and Orwell.
Suffolk: Stoke by Nayland and Stratford.
Suffolk: Valley Views.
Suffolk: copies of historic maps, etc.
Images by county, Sussex-Worcestershire
Sussex: Bignor and Chester.
Sussex: Findon and Fittleworth.
Sussex: Hove, Houghton, Little Hampton.
Sussex: Middleton, Midhurst (Cowdray).
Sussex: Petworth, Tillington.
Wiltshire: Salisbury Cathedral.
Wiltshire: General and Stonehenge.
Images by year
Images by year, 1794-1813.
Images by year, 1814-1820.
Images by year, 1821.
Images by year, 1822.
Images by year, 1823-1828.
Images by year, 1829-1837.
Images by subject
Churches, Castles, Cottages and Barns, Houses, Mills.
Fields, Flowers, Commons and Heaths (unknown).
Mountains, Rocks, Plants, Rivers and Ponds.
Religious and Histories.
Sky and Earth, Cloud Studies.
Valleys and Woods.
Figure studies, nudes.
Portraits of children.
Portraits of men.
Portraits of women.
Portraits of groups.
Exhibition catalogs. 1949, 1953
The Arts Council of Great Britain. Thomas Gainsborough : an Exhibition of Paintings. 1949
The Arts Council. Thomas Gainsborough, 1727-1788 : an Exhibition of paintings arranged by the Arts Council of Great Britain and the Tate Gallery. 1953
Images: landscapes, etc.
Images: portraits and figures.
Correspondence and notes related to Thomas Rowlandson [approximately 10 items].
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827), Record of a tour in a post chaise, made with Henry Wigstead to Spithead, in 1782. (In two volumes.) [typescript draft with handwritten annotations, 21 pages].
W. Combe's The Dance of Death [2 copies of typescript list, each 34 pages].
J. M. W. Turner
"Kilgarren Castle by J. M. W. Turner, R.A. (1775-1851)" [typescript article]. Undated [after 1947]
Exhibition catalogs. 1931-1963
National Gallery, Millbank. Exhibition of Turner's Early Oil-Paintings (1796-1815). July to September 1931
British Council. Turner, 1775-1851, exposition de peintures organisée par la Tate Gallery pour le British Council et le Ministere de l'Instruction Publique de Belgique. March-April 1948
Tate Gallery. The Turner Collection from Petworth. May-July 1951
Whitechapel Art Gallery (London). J. M. W. Turner R.A. 1775-1851 : an exhibition of pictures from public and private Collections in Great Britain. February 5-March 15, 1953
John Herron Art Museum (Indianapolis). Turner in America : oils, water colors, drawings and some engraved works of Joseph Mallord William Turner, English, 1775-1851. November 12-December. 25, 1955
The Art Gallery, University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana). Turner in Indiana : pencil sketches, watercolor drawings and some oils and engraved works of Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A., P.P., 1775-1851. February 3-24, 1963.
Exhibition catalogs. 1925, 1936, 1948-1951
National Gallery, Millbank. Catalogue : Loan exhibition of works by Richard Wilson. June 26 to September 30, 1925
City of Manchester Art Gallery. Richard Wilson Loan Exhibition. October 22 to December 5, 1925
Ferns Art Gallery (City and County of Kingston Upon Hull). Exhibition of Works by Richard Wilson, R.A. November-December 1936
City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham. Catalogue of Pictures by Richard Wilson and his Circle. November 17-January 9, 1948-9
Tate Gallery. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Pictures by Richard Wilson and his Circle, organized by the City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham. January 1949
J. A. Tooth's Galleries. Catalogue of an Important Exhibition of Pictures by Richard Wilson, Gaspard Poussin, Jacob Ruysdael, Salvator Rosa, etc. May 1951
Images: English and other landscapes.
Images: Portraits and figures
Portraits (through early 19th century)
17th century and earlier, artists A-K
17th century and earlier, artists L-Z
17th century and earlier, artists unidentified and miscellaneous
18th-early 19th century, artists A-D
18th-early 19th century, artists E-H
18th-early 19th century, artists J-P
18th-early 19th century, artists R (except Reynolds)
18th-early 19th century, Joshua Reynolds
18th-early 19th century, artists S-Z
18th-early 19th century, artists unidentified and miscellaneous
Portraits (Victorian period and later), Miniatures, Silhouettes
Victorian-Edwardian, artists A-F
Victorian-Edwardian, artists G-L
Victorian-Edwardian, artists M-P
Victorian-Edwardian, artists R-Z and unidentified
20th century miscellaneous
Articles (clippings) about Shakespeare portraits. 1906-1913
Carl Winter. Elizabethan Miniatures (Penguin Books, 1949)
Articles (clippings) about miniature portraits 1907-1913
Sporting and comic images
Exhibition catalogs and misc. printed volumes 1941-1963 and undated
Exhibition catalogs. 1941-1953
Beryl Clay. "John Harden : Amateur Draughtsman, 1772-1847" reprinted from The Society of Friends of Dunblane Cathedral (Vol. III, Part VI). 1941
R.W.S. Galleries. Paintings and Drawings: Lowes D. Luard, 1872-1944 : Memorial Exhibition. May 14-June 1, 1946
Arts Council of Great Britain. An Exhibition of Some Masterpieces from Welsh Houses : Illustrated Catalogue. 1946
Arts Council of Great Britain. English Romantic Art. 1947
Arts Council of Great Britain. An Exhibition of Paintings by Jack B. Yeats, The Tate Gallery. August 14-September 15, 1948
California Palace of the Legion of Honor. After the Hunt" -- And After [related to William Harnett exhibit]. [1948?]
Thos. Agnew & Sons. Loan Exhibition of Water-Colour Drawings by Francis Towne (1740-1816) The property of A. P. Oppé, Esq., C.B. October 1949
Thos. Agnew & Sons. Loan Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Samuel Scott : In aid of the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. April 3-28, 1951
Arts Council. William Dobson, 1611-1646: at the Tate Gallery, An Exhibition of Paintings. 1951
Arts Council. An Exhibition of Watercolours and Drawings by John Harden. 1951
Thos. Agnew & Sons. Loan Exhibition of Water-Colour Drawings by Thomas Girtin. February-March 1953
Exhibition catalogs. 1954-1963 and undated
The Fine Art Society. Early English Water-Colours and Drawings : Spring Exhibition. 1954
Rutland Gallery. Aspects of British Marine Painting. March-April 1963
Brighton Art Gallery. Exhibition of Pictures from the Collection of James H. Bingham, Esq. [Undated]
Walker's Galleries. Walker's Quarterly : John Sell Cotman (The Bulwer Collection) / by C. F. Bell. (Nos. 19-20). [Undated]
Miscellaneous clipped articles about art.