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Bridgman`s complete guide to drawing from life

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
c1952
Author
Bridgman, George B
Publisher
New York : Sterling Pub. Co.
Call Number
NC765 B7
Author
Bridgman, George B
Responsibility
With drawings and text by George B. Bridgman. Edited by Howard Simon
Publisher
New York : Sterling Pub. Co.
Published Date
c1952
Physical Description
(356)p. : illus.
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Anatomy, Artistic
Figure drawing
Accession Number
400
Call Number
NC765 B7
Location
Art Library is located in Curatorial Department - Please contact Curatorial Department for access
Collection
Art Library
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Fifty figure drawings ; a selected group of the best figure drawings submitted to the Fifty Best Drawing Jury

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1927
Publisher
Pelham (N.Y.) : Bridgman Publishers
Edition
2d. ed.
Call Number
NC765 F5
Edition
2d. ed.
Publisher
Pelham (N.Y.) : Bridgman Publishers
Published Date
1927
Physical Description
64p. : ill.
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Human figures in art
Figure drawing
Accession Number
3069
Call Number
NC765 F5
Location
Art Library is located in Curatorial Department - Please contact Curatorial Department for access
Collection
Art Library
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The craft of the lead pencil

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1947, 1946
Author
Peake, Mervyn
Publisher
London : Allan Wingate
Call Number
NC765 P4
Author
Peake, Mervyn
Responsibility
by Mervyn Peake
Publisher
London : Allan Wingate
Published Date
1947, 1946
Physical Description
[22]p. : ill.
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Drawing
Pencil drawing
Head
Figure drawing
Accession Number
3069
Call Number
NC765 P4
Location
Art Library is located in Curatorial Department - Please contact Curatorial Department for access
Collection
Art Library
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Date
1925 – 1935
Material
metal; skin; paper
Catalogue Number
102.05.0057
Description
A 3-bulb electric table lamp. Base is square brass with affixed leaves, shaft is a modified column in square cross section, but columnated like bamboo. Harp support extends from shaft to original lampshade which is decorated with abstracted leaves in border. Atop the lamp sits a little man, naked,…
Title
Table Electric Lamp
Date
1925 – 1935
Material
metal; skin; paper
Dimensions
82.5 x 48.0 cm
Description
A 3-bulb electric table lamp. Base is square brass with affixed leaves, shaft is a modified column in square cross section, but columnated like bamboo. Harp support extends from shaft to original lampshade which is decorated with abstracted leaves in border. Atop the lamp sits a little man, naked, hunched on his knees, his beard flowing over his bent legs.
Subject
households
decorative
figure
male
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.05.0057
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Date
1970 – 1979
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0184
Description
Small, pressed, gold metal god figure with long straight pin in back crude, seated figure with knees bunched up and hands clasped. Wide shoulders tapering to feet in trapezoidal shape with round head on top. Hollow back shows reverse imprint of front. Long straight pin spike, fastened behind head w…
Title
Scatter Pin
Date
1970 – 1979
Material
metal
Dimensions
0.5 x 1.0 x 3.1 cm
Description
Small, pressed, gold metal god figure with long straight pin in back crude, seated figure with knees bunched up and hands clasped. Wide shoulders tapering to feet in trapezoidal shape with round head on top. Hollow back shows reverse imprint of front. Long straight pin spike, fastened behind head with U bend, hangs down below feet of figure.
Subject
households
adornment
figure
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0184
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Date
1935 – 1945
Material
metal; plastic; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.02.0055
Description
A small, flat, rectangular, brass case trimmed with aqua plastic. Case hinged across back with small, square latch at front which hooks over small, rolled, metal tab. Aqua plastic sides give effect of panel moulding, grooved square of aqua at lower centre of top just above latch. Engraved round sea…
Title
Compact
Date
1935 – 1945
Material
metal; plastic; glass; fibre
Dimensions
1.0 x 4.0 x 5.5 cm
Description
A small, flat, rectangular, brass case trimmed with aqua plastic. Case hinged across back with small, square latch at front which hooks over small, rolled, metal tab. Aqua plastic sides give effect of panel moulding, grooved square of aqua at lower centre of top just above latch. Engraved round seal depicting woman and goat just above, back patterned with vertical lines on the brass, with "Coty" at middle. Inside top is rectangular mirror in brass frame, with shallow well in bottom holding rectangular cake of compressed beige powder. Rectangular, aqua, satin applicator pad with napped fabric on underside, and small cord loop for lifting at one corner of top. Signature "Coty" in gold across top.
Subject
households
animal
goat
figure
woman
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0055
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Date
1929 – 1935
Material
glass; metal; paper; skin; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.02.0057
Description
In small, light green leather case embossed with gold. A small, tubular glass vial with blue stripes moulded into glass, brass cap with screw threads at bottom twists on over threads at neck of bottle, mouth of bottle tapers above neck to form dropper with tiny orifice. Round, gold, paper label on…
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Title
Toilet Bottle
Date
1929 – 1935
Material
glass; metal; paper; skin; fibre
Dimensions
6.1 x 3.7 x 6.1 cm
Description
In small, light green leather case embossed with gold. A small, tubular glass vial with blue stripes moulded into glass, brass cap with screw threads at bottom twists on over threads at neck of bottle, mouth of bottle tapers above neck to form dropper with tiny orifice. Round, gold, paper label on front of bottle depicts gold silhouette of woman within outline of royal crown, "Renaud Paris 1871 /Sweetpea" Two-fifths full of perfume. Case: flat rectangular, light green with border design embossed in gold on lid. Lid hinged to snap open, and lined with creamy satin stamped with name of Renaud. Bottom of velvet like fabric covering plate of metal shaped with grown across middle to hold perfume bottle.
Subject
households
figure
woman
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0057
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
paper; plastic; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.02.0072
Description
In tall, square, white box with flat, blue base: Small, square, glass bottle with sharp shoulders and narrow neck with flat, black plastic stopper. Neck of bottle wrapped with gold metallic cord which is attached to stopper. Flat, square stopper has cut off corners and Lanvin symbol (stylized woman…
Title
Toilet Bottle
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
paper; plastic; glass; fibre
Dimensions
5.4 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm
Description
In tall, square, white box with flat, blue base: Small, square, glass bottle with sharp shoulders and narrow neck with flat, black plastic stopper. Neck of bottle wrapped with gold metallic cord which is attached to stopper. Flat, square stopper has cut off corners and Lanvin symbol (stylized woman and child with billowing gowns) cut into top. Small, square, silver label on front printed in blue with same symbol and "Rumeur /extrait de Lanvin / Paris France" moulded into bottom. Tall, white, lift-off box lid fits over white boxy flange on flat blue base. Flange is constructed with recessed square hole, with an upright blue plastic semi-circle at each side, fitted to hold square bottle securely. Box lined with blue along corner edges, and embossed with Lanvin symbol on top. Label on base of box contains product name, and indicates "15 gr. env. p. flacon".
Subject
households
figure
female
child
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0072
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Date
1968 – 1973
Material
fibre; skin; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.03.0054 a,b
Description
Commercially tanned beige leather moccasin bottoms with blue and white duffel cloth panelled legs, ring of white artificial fur at ankle top and again at leg top. Scene of hunter embroidered on instep, standing with harpoon in hand, and on blue panel on leg one hunter walking and one hunter crawlin…
Title
Mukluks
Date
1968 – 1973
Material
fibre; skin; plastic
Dimensions
33.0 x 11.5 x 23.5 cm
Description
Commercially tanned beige leather moccasin bottoms with blue and white duffel cloth panelled legs, ring of white artificial fur at ankle top and again at leg top. Scene of hunter embroidered on instep, standing with harpoon in hand, and on blue panel on leg one hunter walking and one hunter crawling, both with harpoons, and entire motif repeated on opposite side. Blue panel on instep is bound with bright red bias tape.
Subject
households
hunting and fishing
figure
male
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.03.0054 a,b
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Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.07.0173
Description
A soft belt of red violet velvet with large silver buckle. Velvet is sewn into long tube and gathered slightly at end where attached to buckle. Two part buckle hooks together with large hook and eye on back. Cast buckle shaped like two pointed cinquefoils butting together at the flat side, each co…
Title
Belt
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre; metal
Dimensions
8.5 x 93.5 cm
Description
A soft belt of red violet velvet with large silver buckle. Velvet is sewn into long tube and gathered slightly at end where attached to buckle. Two part buckle hooks together with large hook and eye on back. Cast buckle shaped like two pointed cinquefoils butting together at the flat side, each containing a female dancing figure in very high relief. Figure has firm breasts and tiny waist, and is wearing draped bloomers and tall headdress. Scrolls and flowers form garland around figure. Smooth border around pebbly background surface, follows shape of buckle each side of buckle has bar soldered across back to attach belt. Velvet attached one side only with loose basting stitches around bar.
Subject
households
figure
female
religious
Hinduism
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0173
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