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|Named Person:||Claude Monet; Edgar Degas; Jean-Honoré Fragonard; Diego Velázquez; Auguste Rodin; Antoine Watteau; Pierre-Paul Prud'hon; Francisco Goya; Daniel Defoe; Edgar Degas; Jean-Honoré Fragonard; Francisco Goya; Claude Monet; Pierre-Paul Prud'hon; Auguste Rodin; Diego Velázquez; Antoine Watteau|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Georges Grappe; Auguste Douhais; Henri Gervex
|Notes:||Holographs, signed; manuscripts; photographs; printed materials.|
|Description:||ca. 400 items.|
Organization: I. Publication files, 1913-1946 (folders 1-22); II. Papers relating to the Musee Rodin, 1919-1944 (folders 23-24); III. Correspondence, 1900-1946 (folders 25-26); IV. Diaries, 1910-1914, 1923 (folder 27).
Series I. Publication files. Files relating to Grappe's monographic studies of Old Masters and 19th century artists generally consisting of a manuscript with some corrections, letters received pertaining to the reception of the study, printed material and newspaper clippings of reviews. The files include papers relating: to Fragonard, ca. 1913 (folder 1); Degas, 1937 (folders 2-4); Velasquez, 1939 (folders 5-7); Monet, 1940-1941 (folders 8-10); Monet-Rodin exhibition, 1941 (folders 11-12); Rodin, ca. 1940-1946 (folders 13-16); Watteau, 1944 (folder 17); Prud'hon, 1946 (folder 18); and Goya, n.d. (folder 19). Also included are two manuscript essays entitled "A Tolede" and "En relisant Robinson Crusoe" (folders 20-21, n.d.) as well as miscellaneous research notes (folder 22).
Series II. Papers relating to the Musee Rodin. Miscellaneous administrative papers, correspondence and printed material including one detailed letter of 1938 concerning the protection of the museum during war (ca. 20 items).
Series III. Correspondence. Includes ninety-three personal letters to his wife (1940 July-1941 May), seven letters received from Auguste Douhais(?) (1900-1906) and one letter received from Henri Gervex (1929).
Series IV. Diaries. Two personal diaries, mostly concerning literature and social engagements, with some philosophical musings.
- Monet, Claude, -- 1840-1926.
- Degas, Edgar, -- 1834-1917.
- Fragonard, Jean-Honoré, -- 1732-1806.
- Velázquez, Diego, -- 1599-1660.
- Rodin, Auguste, -- 1840-1917.
- Watteau, Antoine, -- 1684-1721.
- Prud'hon, Pierre-Paul, -- 1758-1823.
- Goya, Francisco, -- 1746-1828.
- Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731. -- Robinson Crusoe.
- Musée Rodin.
- Art criticism -- France -- History -- 20th century.
- Toledo (Spain) -- Description and travel.
- Painting, French -- 19th century.
- Painting, European.
- Robinson Crusoe (Defoe, Daniel)
- Art criticism.
- Painting, French.
- Spain -- Toledo.