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Ver Heyden de Lancey (Cornelius) collection of French letters and documents by painters, sculptors, architects, and printmakers
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Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey collection of French letters and documents by painters, sculptors, architects, and printmakers

Box 1, Folder 1

Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Signed manuscript document, 1792 May 5

Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Signed manuscript document

Scope and Content Note

Minutes of an Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture meeting concerning the widow Brouet's pension and M. Du Rameau's payment for arranging the Salon of 1791. Includes a black-and-white photograph of the document's signatures by academy members Vien, Pajou, Van Loo, Dejoux, Lecomte, Lagrenée, and Caffieri. Dossier no. 1.
Box 4*, Folder 1

Adam, Lambert-Sigisbert, Letter to Cardinal Melchior de Polignac, 1730 November 9

Adam, Lambert-Sigisbert, Letter to Cardinal Melchior de Polignac

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 2.
Box 1, Folder 2

Areslin, Jean-Paul, Signed manuscript document, 1781 April 17

Areslin, Jean-Paul, Signed manuscript document

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 3.
Box 1, Folder 3

Augustin, Jean-Baptiste-Jacques, Letter to Monsieur le Comte, 1825 January 15

Augustin, Jean-Baptiste-Jacques, Letter to Monsieur le Comte

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 4.
Box 1, Folder 4

Bélanger, François-Joseph, Letter to Jean-Frédéric Perregaux, 1791 May 31

Bélanger, François-Joseph, Letter to Jean-Frédéric Perregaux

Scope and Content Note

Modern documentary materials include a black-and-white photograph of a portrait [of the artist?] and a color photograph of a Louis XVI style gilt-bronze marble table made after the 1781 model by Bélanger and Chalgrin. Dossier no. 5.
Box 1, Folder 5

Bernard, Charles, Signed manuscript document, 1706 November 5

Bernard, Charles, Signed manuscript document

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 6.
Box 1, Folder 6

Bordenave de Pan, Letters to and from Charles-Claude, comte d'Angiviller, Versailles, 1778 July 26

Bordenave de Pan, Letters to and from Charles-Claude, comte d'Angiviller, Versailles

Scope and Content Note

Concerning the Déclaration du Roi, relative aux arts de peinture & de sculpture. Includes a color photograph of a portrait by Jean-Baptiste Greuze of Charles-Claude Flahaut de la Billarderie, comte d'Angiviller. Dossier no. 7.
Box 1, Folder 7

Boulongne, Philippe, Signed partial manuscript receipt for royal funds, 1776 September 14

Boulongne, Philippe, Signed partial manuscript receipt for royal funds

Scope and Content Note

Also signed by Jean-Robert Boulongne and Jacques-Martin Roquet. Dossier no. 8.
Box 1, Folder 8

Boze, Claude Gros de, Signed letter as secretary of the Académie Royale des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, 1736 November 21

Boze, Claude Gros de, Signed letter as secretary of the Académie Royale des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 9.
Box 1, Folder 9

Brébion, Maximilien, Letter to Charles-Claude, comte d'Angiviller, with manuscript note, 1781 June 12-19

Brébion, Maximilien, Letter to Charles-Claude, comte d'Angiviller, with manuscript note

Scope and Content Note

Concerning the June 8, 1781 fire at the Paris Opéra aux Tuileries. Dossier no. 10.
Box 1, Folder 10

Caffieri, Philippe, Signed manuscript document, 1696 April 16-1705 January 2

Caffieri, Philippe, Signed manuscript document

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript features two dates: 1696 at the top left and 1705 at the bottom, before the signatures. Also signed by Caffieri's wife, Françoise Renault. Dossier no. 11.
Box 1, Folder 11

Chalgrin, Jean-François-Thérèse, Letter to Claude-Joseph Vernet, 1775 October 6

Chalgrin, Jean-François-Thérèse, Letter to Claude-Joseph Vernet

Scope and Content Note

Accompanying manuscript note indicates that Vernet is Chalgrin's father-in-law. Dossier no. 12.
Box 1, Folder 12

Chalgrin, Jean-François-Thérèse, Letter to Monsieur Bourboulon with manuscript note by Jean-François Colson on verso, 1784 May 28

Chalgrin, Jean-François-Thérèse, Letter to Monsieur Bourboulon with manuscript note by Jean-François Colson on verso

Scope and Content Note

Also includes a manuscript letter in a third hand to M. le Prince. Dossier no. 13/14.
Box 1, Folder 13

Clemens, Johan Frederik, Signed letter, with additional letter on verso from unidentified correspondent, 1798-1800 December

Clemens, Johan Frederik, Signed letter, with additional letter on verso from unidentified correspondent

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 15.
Box 1, Folder 14

Clève, Corneille van, Signed manuscript receipt, 1700 August 24

Clève, Corneille van, Signed manuscript receipt

Scope and Content Note

With a color photograph of a bust of van Clève. Dossier no. 109.
Box 1, Folder 15

Crozat, Pierre, Letter to Antoine Crozat, undated

Crozat, Pierre, Letter to Antoine Crozat

Scope and Content Note

Modern documentary material includes a color photograph of a portrait of Antoine Crozat. Dossier no. 16.
Box 1, Folder 16

Déclaration du Roi, relative aux arts de peinture & de sculpture , 1778 March 15

Déclaration du Roi, relative aux arts de peinture & de sculpture

Scope and Content Note

Seven-page printed pamphlet of a declaration issued by Louis XVI and registered in the Parlement of Navarre on June 5, 1778. The king declares free, in Paris and throughout the kingdom, the arts of painting and sculpture, and establishes academies for these arts. Features de Lancey's embossed stamp on several pages. Dossier no. 17.
Box 3, Folder 1

Delaunay, Nicolas, Signed manuscript receipt on vellum, 1706 May 31

Delaunay, Nicolas, Signed manuscript receipt on vellum

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 40.
Box 3, Folder 2

Duplessis, Joseph-Siffrède, Royal brevet manuscript on vellum, 1780 January 30

Duplessis, Joseph-Siffrède, Royal brevet manuscript on vellum

Scope and Content Note

Brevet granting Duplessis lodgings in the Louvre, in the space formerly occupied by Jean-Siméon Chardin. Dossier no. 18.
Box 1, Folder 17

Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, Letters to the comte d'Angiviller, 1778 March 5-August 17

Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, Letters to the comte d'Angiviller

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 20.
Box 1, Folder 18

Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, Letters, 1804 February 16-1811 January 25

Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, Letters

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 21.
Box 1, Folder 19

Gamble, James, Letter to Le Brun, 1795 June 27

Gamble, James, Letter to Le Brun

Scope and Content Note

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 9 Messidor l'an 3ième. Dossier no. 22.
Box 1, Folder 20

Gautier, M., Letter to Botteau, au Palais National du Directoire, undated

Gautier, M., Letter to Botteau, au Palais National du Directoire

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 23.
Box 1, Folder 21

Guiard, Laurent, Letter to Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, 1784 January 20

Guiard, Laurent, Letter to Ferdinand, Duke of Parma

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 24.
Box 1, Folder 22

Guiard, Laurent, Letter to Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, circa 1784

Guiard, Laurent, Letter to Ferdinand, Duke of Parma

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 25.
Box 3, Folder 3

Guiard, Laurent, Signed manuscript promissory note, 1767 August 5

Guiard, Laurent, Signed manuscript promissory note

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 26.
Box 1, Folder 23

Hallé, Noël, Letter to Monsieur, 1775 November 8

Hallé, Noël, Letter to Monsieur

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 27.
Box 1, Folder 24

Hallé, Noël, Letter to Monsieur, 1776 April 20

Hallé, Noël, Letter to Monsieur

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 28.
Box 4*, Folder 2

Hardouin Mansart de Sagonne, Jacques, Signed manuscript contract, 1750 August 3

Hardouin Mansart de Sagonne, Jacques, Signed manuscript contract

Scope and Content Note

Contract signed by Hardouin-Mansart, Bourgeois, Chartier, and Marchand. Dossier no. 93.
Box 1, Folder 25

Hazon, Michel-Barthélemy, Letter regarding changes ordered by Louis XV to the Château de Choisy, 1768 July 6

Hazon, Michel-Barthélemy, Letter regarding changes ordered by Louis XV to the Château de Choisy

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 29.
Box 1, Folder 26

Hettlinger, Jean-Jacques, Letter to an unidentified citizen, 1798 January 8

Hettlinger, Jean-Jacques, Letter to an unidentified citizen

Scope and Content Note

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 19 Nivôse, ann 6. Dossier no. 30.
Box 1, Folder 27

Heurtier, Jean-François, Letter to Trudaine, 1776 June 20

Heurtier, Jean-François, Letter to Trudaine

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 31.
Box 1, Folder 28

Heurtier, Jean-François, Certificat de bon Service ou d'Entretien des Bâtimens du Roi , 1791 September

Heurtier, Jean-François, Certificat de bon Service ou d'Entretien des Bâtimens du Roi

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 32.
Box 1, Folder 29

Houdon, [Jean-Antoine?], Letter to Jean-Bernard Restout, 1792 November 26

Houdon, [Jean-Antoine?], Letter to Jean-Bernard Restout

Scope and Content Note

Possibly Jacques-Philippe Houdon, brother of the sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon. Dossier no. 33.
Box 1, Folder 30

Houlié, François-Simon, Signed manuscript account closing document, 1785 July 28

Houlié, François-Simon, Signed manuscript account closing document

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 34.
Box 3, Folder 4

Huet, Nicolas, le Vieux, Signed manuscript receipt for paintings done for the marquis de [Gontaut?], 1774 October 24

Huet, Nicolas, le Vieux, Signed manuscript receipt for paintings done for the marquis de [Gontaut?]

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 36.
Box 4*, Folder 3

Jean, Stanislas, Marquis de Boufflers, Manuscript letters and petitions from artists, 1791 March 30-1792 October 26

Jean, Stanislas, Marquis de Boufflers, Manuscript letters and petitions from artists

Scope and Content Note

Includes petitions from the Fédération des Artistes for the Assemblée Nationale. Also includes typescript transcriptions of original manuscript documents. Dossier no. 19.
Box 1, Folder 31

Jouvenet, Nöel V, Signed manuscript receipt, 1706 July 4

Jouvenet, Nöel V, Signed manuscript receipt

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 37.
Box 1, Folder 32

Kooi, Willem Bartel van der, Letters, 1814 August 17-1904 May 19

Kooi, Willem Bartel van der, Letters

Scope and Content Note

1814 letter by van der Kooi to Jos. J. Cari and 1904 letter from Paul Ralluriaw. Dossier no. 38.
Box 1, Folder 33

Largillierre, Nicolas de, Signed manuscript inventory with two engraved portraits of the artist, 1742 March 31

Largillierre, Nicolas de, Signed manuscript inventory with two engraved portraits of the artist

Scope and Content Note

Inventory consists of items in Largillierre's home on rue Geoffroy-Langevin in Paris. Dossier no. 39.
Box 1, Folder 34

Laurent, Pierre-François, Signed manuscript contract for an engraving by Nicolas Thomas, 1792 April 3

Laurent, Pierre-François, Signed manuscript contract for an engraving by Nicolas Thomas

Scope and Content Note

Contract for an engraving of a painting from the office of Louis XVI. Also signed by Nicolas Thomas. Dossier no. 41.
Box 1, Folder 35

Laurent, Pierre-François, Signed manuscript contract for an engraving, 1792 February 7

Laurent, Pierre-François, Signed manuscript contract for an engraving

Scope and Content Note

Contract for an engraving of painting, St. Jean et Notre Seigneur. Also signed by Jean-Baptiste Palas. Dossier no. 42.
Box 4*, Folder 4

Le Noir, Simon-Bernard, Manuscript partition of estate, 1772 September [10?]

Le Noir, Simon-Bernard, Manuscript partition of estate

Scope and Content Note

Partition also includes Alexandre de Roussy. Dossier no. 51.
Box 1, Folder 36

Le Roy, Julien-David, Letter to Monsieur, 1792 May 4

Le Roy, Julien-David, Letter to Monsieur

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 52.
Box 3, Folder 5

LeComte, Félix, Signed manuscript receipt for his statue of Charles Rollin, 1788 December 5

LeComte, Félix, Signed manuscript receipt for his statue of Charles Rollin

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 45.
Box 1, Folder 37

Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monseigneur, 1813 October 23

Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monseigneur

Scope and Content Note

On letterhead for the Manufacture Impériale des Gobelins, where Lemonnier served as the director. Dossier no. 46.
Box 1, Folder 38

Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monsieur le rédacteur, 1817 November 6

Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monsieur le rédacteur

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 47.
Box 1, Folder 39

Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monsieur le Commissaire du Roi, 1824 April 9

Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monsieur le Commissaire du Roi

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 48.
Box 4*, Folder 5

Lempereur, Louis-Simon, Letter to M. Cuvillier, 1775 November 3

Lempereur, Louis-Simon, Letter to M. Cuvillier

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 49.
Box 1, Folder 40

Lempereur, Louis-Simon, Letter to M. Le Comte, 1778 October 24

Lempereur, Louis-Simon, Letter to M. Le Comte

Scope and Content Note

Regarding a delay in seeing a painting by Poussin. Dossier no. 50.
Box 1, Folder 41

Lieutaud, Guillaume, Signed manuscript document, 1707 March 31

Lieutaud, Guillaume, Signed manuscript document

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 53.
Box 1, Folder 42

Loir, Marianne, Letter to Messieurs, 1768 January 12

Loir, Marianne, Letter to Messieurs

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 54.
Box 3, Folder 6

Loys, Étienne, Printed epithalamium, 1749 August 18

Loys, Étienne, Printed epithalamium

Scope and Content Note

Printed epithalamium dedicated to Étienne Loys, fiancé of Miss Jeanne Desandrieux. Printed by Jean Martel, printer for the king. Dossier no. 69.
Box 3, Folder 7

Lucas, François, Signed manuscript contract with de Lassus, farm director for the king, 1768 September 24

Lucas, François, Signed manuscript contract with de Lassus, farm director for the king

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 55.
Box 1, Folder 43

Mathieu, Jean, Signed manuscript note concerning an agreement with M. Lacombe, 1789 October 22

Mathieu, Jean, Signed manuscript note concerning an agreement with M. Lacombe

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 56.
Box 4*, Folder 6

Müller, Johann Gotthard von, Letter to Johann Georg Wille, 1783 March 1

Müller, Johann Gotthard von, Letter to Johann Georg Wille

Scope and Content Note

Original letter in German, with a French translation by A. [Charlin?], and an ink and pencil drawing of a young girl, possibly of von Müller's daughter. Modern documentary material includes a photograph of an engraving titled, Frau und Kind , of the artist's wife and daughter. Dossier no. 57.
Box 4*, Folder 7

Musées de la République, Manuscript list of paintings chosen by the commission for the formation of the museums, undated

Musées de la République, Manuscript list of paintings chosen by the commission for the formation of the museums

Scope and Content Note

Table includes names of artists as well as the dimensions, subjects, and conservation status of paintings selected. Dossier no. 58.
Box 3, Folder 8

Ozanne, François, Manuscript discharge of debt on vellum, 1745 October 15

Ozanne, François, Manuscript discharge of debt on vellum

Scope and Content Note

Discharge of debt for Gilles Charpentier, teacher of Charles-Martin Caffieri (?). Dossier no. 59.
Box 4*, Folder 8

Perronet, Jean-Rodolphe, Letters, 1786 July 21-August 18

Perronet, Jean-Rodolphe, Letters

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 60.
Box 1, Folder 44

Peyre, Marie-Joseph, Letter requesting the cord of Saint Michel, 1780 February 3

Peyre, Marie-Joseph, Letter requesting the cord of Saint Michel

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 61.
Box 3, Folder 9

Pierre, Jean-Baptiste-Marie, Signed manuscript pension payment, 1789 March 31

Pierre, Jean-Baptiste-Marie, Signed manuscript pension payment

Scope and Content Note

Signed by Lazon, Jardin, and Pierre and counter-signed by d'Angiviller. Dossier no. 62.
Box 1, Folder 45

Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monseigneur, 1709 April 13

Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monseigneur

Scope and Content Note

Poërson shares news about the papal courts and the French Academy in Rome, where he served as director. Dossier no. 63.
Box 1, Folder 46

Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monseigneur, 1709 October 25

Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monseigneur

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 64.
Box 4*, Folder 9

Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monsieur, 1729 December 16

Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monsieur

Scope and Content Note

Regarding the Duke of Chartres and the Duke Danlin. Dossier no. 65.
Box 1, Folder 47

Ponce, Nicolas, Letter to Madame, 1802 September 4

Ponce, Nicolas, Letter to Madame

Scope and Content Note

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: 17 fructidor an x. Dossier no. 66.
Box 1, Folder 48

Poyet, Bernard, Letter to M. Chapui, 1798 September 30

Poyet, Bernard, Letter to M. Chapui

Scope and Content Note

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 9 vendémiaire an 7. Dossier no. 67.
Box 4*, Folder 10

Racle, Léonard, Letter to Monsieur Amanton, lawyer for Parliament, 1789 [September?] 9

Racle, Léonard, Letter to Monsieur Amanton, lawyer for Parliament

Scope and Content Note

Includes an engraving of the Ferney-Voltaire Castle, near Geneva. Dossier no. 68.
Box 4*, Folder 11

Regnault, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to Messieurs, 1791 February 25

Regnault, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to Messieurs

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 70.
Box 4*, Folder 12

Renard, [Philippe?], Letter to Monsieur [Luvey?], 1771 December 19

Renard, [Philippe?], Letter to Monsieur [Luvey?]

Scope and Content Note

Modern documentary materials include a color photograph of a book cover for Portraits & Autoportraits d'Artistes au XVIIIͤ Siècle by Philippe Renard. Dossier no. 71.
Box 2, Folder 1

Renou, Antoine, Letter to M. de Condorcet, perpetual secretary at the Académie des Sciences, 1792 May 23

Renou, Antoine, Letter to M. de Condorcet, perpetual secretary at the Académie des Sciences

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 74.
Box 3, Folder 10

Renou, Antoine, Letter to M. Moulin, perpetual secretary at the Académie de Marseille, 1782 January 7

Renou, Antoine, Letter to M. Moulin, perpetual secretary at the Académie de Marseille

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 72.
Box 4*, Folder 13

Renou, Antoine, Letter to Messieurs of the Academy of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture, 1785 January 10

Renou, Antoine, Letter to Messieurs of the Academy of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 73.
Box 2, Folder 2

Restout, Jean, the Younger, Fragment of a signed manuscript contract on vellum, undated

Restout, Jean, the Younger, Fragment of a signed manuscript contract on vellum

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 83.
Box 2, Folder 3

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Charles-Nicolas Cochin, the Younger, 1781 October 4

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Charles-Nicolas Cochin, the Younger

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 76.
Box 2, Folder 4

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letters to Jabineau de Marolles, 1789 October 21-23

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letters to Jabineau de Marolles

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 77.
Box 2, Folder 5

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Manuscript note to M. Joly, 1786 June 21

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Manuscript note to M. Joly

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 78.
Box 2, Folder 6

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Monsieur, 1791 September 29

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Monsieur

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 79.
Box 2, Folder 7

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Signed manuscript note concerning furniture at the Louvre, 1792

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Signed manuscript note concerning furniture at the Louvre

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 80.
Box 2, Folder 8

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Tamelin, Chef de Bureaux du Garde-Meuble National, 1796 January 19

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Tamelin, Chef de Bureaux du Garde-Meuble National

Scope and Content Note

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: 1'an 4 le 29 nivôse. Dossiers no. 81-82.
Box 4*, Folder 14

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Messieurs, 1763 January 8

Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Messieurs

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 75.
Box 2, Folder 9

Robert, Hubert, Manuscript promissory note, between 1733 and 1808 May 1

Robert, Hubert, Manuscript promissory note

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 35.
Box 3, Folder 11

Roettiers, [Joseph-Charles], Letter to a citizen, 1793 June 14

Roettiers, [Joseph-Charles], Letter to a citizen

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 86.
Box 2, Folder 10

Roettiers, Jacques, Letter, 1796 June 13

Roettiers, Jacques, Letter

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 87, with dossier no. 84 of modern documentary material on the Roettiers family.
Box 2, Folder 11

Roettiers, Marie Anne Besnier, Signed manuscript document, 1785 June 20

Roettiers, Marie Anne Besnier, Signed manuscript document

Scope and Content Note

Widow of Jacques Roettiers III. Dossier no. 85.
Box 3, Folder 12

Roland, Philippe-Laurent, Letter to the Citizen Ambassador of the Batavian Republic, 1800 May 25

Roland, Philippe-Laurent, Letter to the Citizen Ambassador of the Batavian Republic

Scope and Content Note

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 5 Prairial An 8. Dossier no. 88.
Box 4*, Folder 15

Roland, Philippe-Laurent, Signed passport, 1813 June 4

Roland, Philippe-Laurent, Signed passport

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 89.
Box 3, Folder 13

Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Autograph drafts of letters written in Rome, 1782 July 2-1784 August 4

Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Autograph drafts of letters written in Rome

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 92.
Box 3, Folder 14

Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to [Louis or Victor] Auger, 1794 October 13

Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to [Louis or Victor] Auger

Scope and Content Note

On printed letterhead for the Commission of Public Works. Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 22 du mois Vendémiaire de l'an 3. Dossier no. 90.
Box 2, Folder 12

Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to citizen Galimard, 1795 March or April

Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to citizen Galimard

Scope and Content Note

On printed letterhead for the Commission of Public Works. Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: Germinal, l'an 3. Dossier no. 91.
Box 2, Folder 13

Saint [Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin?], Letter to Jean Pierre Norblin, undated

Saint [Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin?], Letter to Jean Pierre Norblin

Scope and Content Note

Collector annotations indicate that this letter is by an 18th century painter. Dossier no. 94.
Box 4*, Folder 16

Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to Monsieur, 1766 December 25

Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to Monsieur

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 95.
Box 4*, Folder 17

Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to Monsieur, 1768 March 3

Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to Monsieur

Scope and Content Note

Modern documentary materials indicate that the letter was written the day after Saly cast the statue, Frederik V on Horseback. Dossier no. 96.
Box 2, Folder 14

Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Manuscript notes [fragments?], 1766 January 2-1768 March 29

Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Manuscript notes [fragments?]

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 97.
Box 2, Folder 15

Sigrist, Franz, the Elder, Signed manuscript receipt, 1770 February 10

Sigrist, Franz, the Elder, Signed manuscript receipt

Scope and Content Note

Receipt is for payment from M. Boulinier for a painting on wood of Pierre Wauvermann titled Flanders Fair. Dossier no. 98.
Box 2, Folder 16

Soufflot, Jacques-Germain, Letters and manuscript excerpt from artists' statement, 1793 October 20-1881 June 4

Soufflot, Jacques-Germain, Letters and manuscript excerpt from artists' statement

Scope and Content Note

Excerpt is from a 1793 statement by artist citizens concerning the cupola of the Panthéon. The 1796 letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 22 Ventôse, 4ͤ année. A second letter, dated [18?]81 and with an illegible signature, references the 1796 letter. Both 18th century manuscripts include drawings and figures relating to the cupola. Dossier no. 99.
Box 2, Folder 17

Spaendonck, Gerard van, Manuscript excerpt of lessons by M. D'Aubenton, undated

Spaendonck, Gerard van, Manuscript excerpt of lessons by M. D'Aubenton

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 100.
Box 3, Folder 15

Surugue, Louis, Manuscript lease agreement for an apartment on rue des Noyers, Paris, 1728 December 8

Surugue, Louis, Manuscript lease agreement for an apartment on rue des Noyers, Paris

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 101.
Box 2, Folder 18

Swebach, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to M. Leduc of Toulouse, [?] January 28

Swebach, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to M. Leduc of Toulouse

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 103.
Box 2, Folder 19

Swebach, Jacques-François-Joseph, Signed manuscript receipt for a painting sold to M. d'Harcourt, 1821 September 5

Swebach, Jacques-François-Joseph, Signed manuscript receipt for a painting sold to M. d'Harcourt

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 102.
Box 2, Folder 20

Tassaert, Jean-Joseph-François, Letter to citizens, 1796 August 18

Tassaert, Jean-Joseph-François, Letter to citizens

Scope and Content Note

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 1ͤ fructidor l'an 4. Dossier no. 104.
Box 4*, Folder 18

Thévenin, Charles, Letter to the prefect of the department of the Seine, 1822 January 8

Thévenin, Charles, Letter to the prefect of the department of the Seine

Scope and Content Note

With a print of a Thévenin engraving of Suzanne at the baths, after the Correggio piece at the Rosenstein Palace. Dossier no. 105.
Box 2, Folder 21

Thomassin, Simon, Signed manuscript discharge of debt on vellum, 1691 May 28

Thomassin, Simon, Signed manuscript discharge of debt on vellum

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 106.
Box 4*, Folder 19

Tramblin, Charles-André, Manuscript document and letter to M. DeMeville, 1751 December 1, undated

Tramblin, Charles-André, Manuscript document and letter to M. DeMeville

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 107.
Box 2, Folder 22

Valade, Jean, Signed partial manuscript life annuity receipts on vellum, 1772-1783

Valade, Jean, Signed partial manuscript life annuity receipts on vellum

Scope and Content Note

With two portrait prints of unidentified men in profile. Dossier no. 108.
Box 2, Folder 23

Vanloo-Berger, Signed manuscript receipt, 1773 March 8

Vanloo-Berger, Signed manuscript receipt

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 110.
Box 2, Folder 24

Vassé, Louis-Claude, Signed manuscript receipt for sculptures for M. Corman, 1750 April 20

Vassé, Louis-Claude, Signed manuscript receipt for sculptures for M. Corman

Scope and Content Note

Sculptures made in the 1710s-1720s. Dossier no. 111.
Box 2, Folder 25

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to a citizen colleague, 1800 January 23

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to a citizen colleague

Scope and Content Note

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 3 pluviôse an 8. Dossier no. 116.
Box 2, Folder 26

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to M. Loys, 1744 January 6

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to M. Loys

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 112.
Box 3, Folder 16

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to M. Reboul, 1779 September 7

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to M. Reboul

Scope and Content Note

Letter mentions Lagrenée, Robin, Roslin, Coustou, Dernet, and Gandet, among others. Dossier no. 114.
Box 3, Folder 17

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder Letter to Monsieur, 1779 May 19

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to Monsieur

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 113.
Box 2, Folder 27

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to Monsieur le Comte, 1791 April 12

Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to Monsieur le Comte

Scope and Content Note

With a color photograph of a portrait of Vien. Dossier no. 115.
Box 4*, Folder 20

Vigée-LeBrun, Elisabeth Louise, Letter from the Ministre de l'Intérieur, 1797 May 8

Vigée-LeBrun, Elisabeth Louise, Letter from the Ministre de l'Intérieur

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 43.
Box 2, Folder 28

Vigée-LeBrun, Elisabeth Louise, Signed manuscript receipt, 1797 March 15

Vigée-LeBrun, Elisabeth Louise, Signed manuscript receipt

Scope and Content Note

Dossier no. 44.