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Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey collection of French letters and documents by painters, sculptors, architects, and printmakers, 1691-1825, undated

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Title: Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey collection of French letters and documents by painters, sculptors, architects, and printmakers
Dates: 1691-1825, undated
Number: 2017.M.62
Creator/Collector: Ver Heyden de Lancey, Cornelius, 1889-1984
Extent: 4.67 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Abstract: The Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey collection comprises manuscript correspondence and documents by over 75 painters, sculptors, architects, and printmakers, predominantly from 17th- and 18th-century France.
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Language: Collection material is primarily in French with some Danish and German. Modern research materials are in English.
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
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1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles 90049-1688
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URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10020/askref
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Author: Sarah Mackenzie Wade

Biographical / Historical

Dutch-born British baron Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey (1889-1984) was a medical doctor, dentist, and barrister, as well as an art historian and collector of French historical books, letters, and manuscripts. De Lancey studied medicine and dentistry at the University of Leiden, earned his dental degree in the United States, and practiced dentistry in London and Italy, where he developed his research interests in art history and the arts. In 1970, De Lancey and his wife, Josephine de la Hanty, founded the De Lancey and De La Hanty Foundation, an organization dedicated to the study of medical law that also sponsors arts initiatives in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and France. De Lancey died on Jersey in the Channel Islands in 1984.

Sources consulted:

"About the Baron Ver Heyden de Lancey: 1889-1984," the website for the De Lancey Foundation, accessed July 23, 2018, http://www.delanceyfoundation.co.uk/#the-person.

David Brafman, Acquisition Approval Form for "Collection of French letters and documents by painters, sculptors, architects, and printmakers, accession no. 2017.M.62," March 10, 2017.


Scope and Content of Collection

The collection comprises manuscript correspondence and documents by over 75 painters, sculptors, architects, and printmakers, predominantly from 17th- and 18th-century France. Correspondence constitutes the bulk of the collection; additional materials include financial and legal documents such as manuscript receipts, promissory notes, discharges of debt, commission contracts for works of art, lease agreements, a royal brevet, and a partition of estate. The collection also includes signed statements by groups of artists and members of the royal academy.

French artists represented in the collection include painters and draftsmen Nicolas de Largillierre and Hubert Robert; painters Louise-Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun and Jean-Baptiste Regnault; academician Joseph-Siffrède Duplessis; architects Marie-Joseph Peyre, Michel-Barthélemy Hazon, Jean Chalgrin, and Ange-Jacques Gabriel; sculptors Laurent Guiard, Noël Jouvenet V, and Philippe-Laurent Roland; printmakers Noël Hallé, Nicolas Ponce, and Simon Thomassin; and engravers Jean Bernard Restout and Joseph-Marie Vien the elder. The collection also includes materials by Danish engraver Johan Frederik Clemens and German printmaker Johann Gotthard von Müller.

The collection is arranged alphabetically, largely in adherence with the organization of Volkoff and Von Hohenlohe, with minor adjustments to accommodate standardized names of artists. Original manuscripts have been maintained alongside collectors' research and acquisition documents, which include annotated typescript descriptive notes for the Ver Heyden de Lancey acquisitions, twenty-first century laser printouts of electronic resource research materials assembled by Von Hohenlohe, and photographs of portraits of the artists. Collector dossier folders that comprise only modern English-language research materials were incorporated into folders containing the relevant French-language manuscripts. Von Hohenlohe's dossier numbers are detailed in descriptive notes at the component level.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.


Restrictions

Access

Open for use by qualified researchers.

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Indexing Terms

Subjects - Names

Chalgrin, Jean-François-Thérèse, 1739-1811
Clemens, Johan Frederik, 1748-1831
Duplessis, Joseph-Siffrède, 1725-1802
Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, 1698-1782
Guiard, Laurent, 1723-1788
Hallé, Noël, 1711-1781
Hazon, Michel Barthelemy
Jouvenet, Nöel V
Largillierre, Nicolas de, 1656-1746
Müller, Johann Gotthard, 1747-1830
Peyre, Marie-Joseph, 1730-1785
Regnault, Jean-Baptiste, baron, 1754-1829
Restout, Jean-Bernard, 1732-1797
Robert, Hubert, 1733-1808
Roland, Philippe-Laurent, 1746-1816
Vien, Joseph-Marie, 1716-1809
Vigée-Lebrun, Louise-Elisabeth, 1755-1842
Volkoff, Ivan
Von Hohenlohe, Adelheid A.

Subjects - Topics

Architects -- France -- Correspondence
Art, French -- 17th century
Art, French -- 18th century
Art, French -- 19th century
Artists -- France -- Correspondence
Painters -- France -- Correspondence
Printmakers -- France -- Correspondence
Sculptors -- France -- Correspondence

Genres and Forms of Material

Chromogenic color prints
Gelatin silver prints -- 21st century
Letters (correspondence) -- France -- 17th century
Letters (correspondence) -- France -- 18th century
Letters (correspondence) -- France -- 19th century
Manuscripts (documents) -- France -- 17th century
Manuscripts (documents) -- France -- 18th century
Manuscripts (documents) -- France -- 19th century
Photographs, Original

Contributors

Ver Heyden de Lancey, Cornelius, 1889-1984
Volkoff, Ivan
Von Hohenlohe, Adelheid A.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The repository's Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey collection was acquired in the 1980s by Adelheid A. Von Hohenlohe, the late wife of Ivan Volkoff. Many items in the collection bear de Lancey's blind stamp, Lugt 2701a.

Preferred Citation

Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey collection of French letters and documents by painters, sculptors, architects, and printmakers, 1691-1825, undated, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Accession no. 2017.M.62.

http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa2017m62

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired in 2017.

Processing Information

Arranged and described in 2018 by Sarah Mackenzie Wade.


Container List

Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey collection of French letters and documents by painters, sculptors, architects, and printmakers
Box Folder
1 1 Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Signed manuscript document, 1792 May 5
Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Signed manuscript document

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 Folder
4* 1 Adam, Lambert-Sigisbert, Letter to Cardinal Melchior de Polignac, 1730 November 9
Adam, Lambert-Sigisbert, Letter to Cardinal Melchior de Polignac

Dossier no. 2.
1 2 Areslin, Jean-Paul, Signed manuscript document, 1781 April 17
Areslin, Jean-Paul, Signed manuscript document

Dossier no. 3.
1 3 Augustin, Jean-Baptiste-Jacques, Letter to Monsieur le Comte, 1825 January 15
Augustin, Jean-Baptiste-Jacques, Letter to Monsieur le Comte

Dossier no. 4.
1 4 Bélanger, François-Joseph, Letter to Jean-Frédéric Perregaux, 1791 May 31
Bélanger, François-Joseph, Letter to Jean-Frédéric Perregaux

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.
1 5 Bernard, Charles, Signed manuscript document, 1706 November 5
Bernard, Charles, Signed manuscript document

Dossier no. 6.
1 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

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.
1 7 Boulongne, Philippe, Signed partial manuscript receipt for royal funds, 1776 September 14
Boulongne, Philippe, Signed partial manuscript receipt for royal funds

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

Dossier no. 9.
1 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

Concerning the June 8, 1781 fire at the Paris Opéra aux Tuileries. Dossier no. 10.
1 10 Caffieri, Philippe, Signed manuscript document, 1696 April 16-1705 January 2
Caffieri, Philippe, Signed manuscript document

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.
1 11 Chalgrin, Jean-François-Thérèse, Letter to Claude-Joseph Vernet, 1775 October 6
Chalgrin, Jean-François-Thérèse, Letter to Claude-Joseph Vernet

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

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

Dossier no. 15.
1 14 Clève, Corneille van, Signed manuscript receipt, 1700 August 24
Clève, Corneille van, Signed manuscript receipt

With a color photograph of a bust of van Clève. Dossier no. 109.
1 15 Crozat, Pierre, Letter to Antoine Crozat, undated
Crozat, Pierre, Letter to Antoine Crozat

Modern documentary material includes a color photograph of a portrait of Antoine Crozat. Dossier no. 16.
1 16 Déclaration du Roi, relative aux arts de peinture & de sculpture, 1778 March 15
Déclaration du Roi, relative aux arts de peinture & de sculpture

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 Folder
3 1 Delaunay, Nicolas, Signed manuscript receipt on vellum, 1706 May 31
Delaunay, Nicolas, Signed manuscript receipt on vellum

Dossier no. 40.
3 2 Duplessis, Joseph-Siffrède, Royal brevet manuscript on vellum, 1780 January 30
Duplessis, Joseph-Siffrède, Royal brevet manuscript on vellum

Brevet granting Duplessis lodgings in the Louvre, in the space formerly occupied by Jean-Siméon Chardin. Dossier no. 18.
Box Folder
1 17 Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, Letters to the comte d'Angiviller, 1778 March 5-August 17
Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, Letters to the comte d'Angiviller

Dossier no. 20.
1 18 Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, Letters, 1804 February 16-1811 January 25
Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, Letters

Dossier no. 21.
1 19 Gamble, James, Letter to Le Brun, 1795 June 27
Gamble, James, Letter to Le Brun

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 9 Messidor l'an 3ième. Dossier no. 22.
1 20 Gautier, M., Letter to Botteau, au Palais National du Directoire, undated
Gautier, M., Letter to Botteau, au Palais National du Directoire

Dossier no. 23.
1 21 Guiard, Laurent, Letter to Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, 1784 January 20
Guiard, Laurent, Letter to Ferdinand, Duke of Parma

Dossier no. 24.
1 22 Guiard, Laurent, Letter to Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, circa 1784
Guiard, Laurent, Letter to Ferdinand, Duke of Parma

Dossier no. 25.
Box Folder
3 3 Guiard, Laurent, Signed manuscript promissory note, 1767 August 5
Guiard, Laurent, Signed manuscript promissory note

Dossier no. 26.
Box Folder
1 23 Hallé, Noël, Letter to Monsieur, 1775 November 8
Hallé, Noël, Letter to Monsieur

Dossier no. 27.
1 24 Hallé, Noël, Letter to Monsieur, 1776 April 20
Hallé, Noël, Letter to Monsieur

Dossier no. 28.
Box Folder
4* 2 Hardouin Mansart de Sagonne, Jacques, Signed manuscript contract, 1750 August 3
Hardouin Mansart de Sagonne, Jacques, Signed manuscript contract

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

Dossier no. 29.
1 26 Hettlinger, Jean-Jacques, Letter to an unidentified citizen, 1798 January 8
Hettlinger, Jean-Jacques, Letter to an unidentified citizen

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 19 Nivôse, ann 6. Dossier no. 30.
1 27 Heurtier, Jean-François, Letter to Trudaine, 1776 June 20
Heurtier, Jean-François, Letter to Trudaine

Dossier no. 31.
1 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

Dossier no. 32.
1 29 Houdon, [Jean-Antoine?], Letter to Jean-Bernard Restout, 1792 November 26
Houdon, [Jean-Antoine?], Letter to Jean-Bernard Restout

Possibly Jacques-Philippe Houdon, brother of the sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon. Dossier no. 33.
1 30 Houlié, François-Simon, Signed manuscript account closing document, 1785 July 28
Houlié, François-Simon, Signed manuscript account closing document

Dossier no. 34.
Box Folder
3 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?]

Dossier no. 36.
Box Folder
4* 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

Includes petitions from the Fédération des Artistes for the Assemblée Nationale. Also includes typescript transcriptions of original manuscript documents. Dossier no. 19.
Box Folder
1 31 Jouvenet, Nöel V, Signed manuscript receipt, 1706 July 4
Jouvenet, Nöel V, Signed manuscript receipt

Dossier no. 37.
1 32 Kooi, Willem Bartel van der, Letters, 1814 August 17-1904 May 19
Kooi, Willem Bartel van der, Letters

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

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

Contract for an engraving of a painting from the office of Louis XVI. Also signed by Nicolas Thomas. Dossier no. 41.
1 35 Laurent, Pierre-François, Signed manuscript contract for an engraving, 1792 February 7
Laurent, Pierre-François, Signed manuscript contract for an engraving

Contract for an engraving of painting, St. Jean et Notre Seigneur. Also signed by Jean-Baptiste Palas. Dossier no. 42.
Box Folder
4* 4 Le Noir, Simon-Bernard, Manuscript partition of estate, 1772 September [10?]
Le Noir, Simon-Bernard, Manuscript partition of estate

Partition also includes Alexandre de Roussy. Dossier no. 51.
Box Folder
1 36 Le Roy, Julien-David, Letter to Monsieur, 1792 May 4
Le Roy, Julien-David, Letter to Monsieur

Dossier no. 52.
Box Folder
3 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

Dossier no. 45.
Box Folder
1 37 Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monseigneur, 1813 October 23
Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monseigneur

On letterhead for the Manufacture Impériale des Gobelins, where Lemonnier served as the director. Dossier no. 46.
1 38 Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monsieur le rédacteur, 1817 November 6
Lemonnier, Anicet-Charles-Gabriel, Letter to Monsieur le rédacteur

Dossier no. 47.
1 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

Dossier no. 48.
Box Folder
4* 5 Lempereur, Louis-Simon, Letter to M. Cuvillier, 1775 November 3
Lempereur, Louis-Simon, Letter to M. Cuvillier

Dossier no. 49.
Box Folder
1 40 Lempereur, Louis-Simon, Letter to M. Le Comte, 1778 October 24
Lempereur, Louis-Simon, Letter to M. Le Comte

Regarding a delay in seeing a painting by Poussin. Dossier no. 50.
1 41 Lieutaud, Guillaume, Signed manuscript document, 1707 March 31
Lieutaud, Guillaume, Signed manuscript document

Dossier no. 53.
1 42 Loir, Marianne, Letter to Messieurs, 1768 January 12
Loir, Marianne, Letter to Messieurs

Dossier no. 54.
Box Folder
3 6 Loys, Étienne, Printed epithalamium, 1749 August 18
Loys, Étienne, Printed epithalamium

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

Dossier no. 55.
Box Folder
1 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

Dossier no. 56.
Box Folder
4* 6 Müller, Johann Gotthard von, Letter to Johann Georg Wille, 1783 March 1
Müller, Johann Gotthard von, Letter to Johann Georg Wille

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.
4* 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

Table includes names of artists as well as the dimensions, subjects, and conservation status of paintings selected. Dossier no. 58.
Box Folder
3 8 Ozanne, François, Manuscript discharge of debt on vellum, 1745 October 15
Ozanne, François, Manuscript discharge of debt on vellum

Discharge of debt for Gilles Charpentier, teacher of Charles-Martin Caffieri (?). Dossier no. 59.
Box Folder
4* 8 Perronet, Jean-Rodolphe, Letters, 1786 July 21-August 18
Perronet, Jean-Rodolphe, Letters

Dossier no. 60.
Box Folder
1 44 Peyre, Marie-Joseph, Letter requesting the cord of Saint Michel, 1780 February 3
Peyre, Marie-Joseph, Letter requesting the cord of Saint Michel

Dossier no. 61.
Box Folder
3 9 Pierre, Jean-Baptiste-Marie, Signed manuscript pension payment, 1789 March 31
Pierre, Jean-Baptiste-Marie, Signed manuscript pension payment

Signed by Lazon, Jardin, and Pierre and counter-signed by d'Angiviller. Dossier no. 62.
Box Folder
1 45 Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monseigneur, 1709 April 13
Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monseigneur

Poërson shares news about the papal courts and the French Academy in Rome, where he served as director. Dossier no. 63.
1 46 Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monseigneur, 1709 October 25
Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monseigneur

Dossier no. 64.
Box Folder
4* 9 Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monsieur, 1729 December 16
Poërson, Charles-François, Letter to Monsieur

Regarding the Duke of Chartres and the Duke Danlin. Dossier no. 65.
Box Folder
1 47 Ponce, Nicolas, Letter to Madame, 1802 September 4
Ponce, Nicolas, Letter to Madame

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: 17 fructidor an x. Dossier no. 66.
1 48 Poyet, Bernard, Letter to M. Chapui, 1798 September 30
Poyet, Bernard, Letter to M. Chapui

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 9 vendémiaire an 7. Dossier no. 67.
Box Folder
4* 10 Racle, Léonard, Letter to Monsieur Amanton, lawyer for Parliament, 1789 [September?] 9
Racle, Léonard, Letter to Monsieur Amanton, lawyer for Parliament

Includes an engraving of the Ferney-Voltaire Castle, near Geneva. Dossier no. 68.
4* 11 Regnault, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to Messieurs, 1791 February 25
Regnault, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to Messieurs

Dossier no. 70.
4* 12 Renard, [Philippe?], Letter to Monsieur [Luvey?], 1771 December 19
Renard, [Philippe?], Letter to Monsieur [Luvey?]

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 Folder
2 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

Dossier no. 74.
Box Folder
3 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

Dossier no. 72.
Box Folder
4* 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

Dossier no. 73.
Box Folder
2 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

Dossier no. 83.
2 3 Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Charles-Nicolas Cochin, the Younger, 1781 October 4
Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Charles-Nicolas Cochin, the Younger

Dossier no. 76.
2 4 Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letters to Jabineau de Marolles, 1789 October 21-23
Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letters to Jabineau de Marolles

Dossier no. 77.
2 5 Restout, Jean-Bernard, Manuscript note to M. Joly, 1786 June 21
Restout, Jean-Bernard, Manuscript note to M. Joly

Dossier no. 78.
2 6 Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Monsieur, 1791 September 29
Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Monsieur

Dossier no. 79.
2 7 Restout, Jean-Bernard, Signed manuscript note concerning furniture at the Louvre, 1792
Restout, Jean-Bernard, Signed manuscript note concerning furniture at the Louvre

Dossier no. 80.
2 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

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: 1'an 4 le 29 nivôse. Dossiers no. 81-82.
Box Folder
4* 14 Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Messieurs, 1763 January 8
Restout, Jean-Bernard, Letter to Messieurs

Dossier no. 75.
Box Folder
2 9 Robert, Hubert, Manuscript promissory note, between 1733 and 1808 May 1
Robert, Hubert, Manuscript promissory note

Dossier no. 35.
Box Folder
3 11 Roettiers, [Joseph-Charles], Letter to a citizen, 1793 June 14
Roettiers, [Joseph-Charles], Letter to a citizen

Dossier no. 86.
Box Folder
2 10 Roettiers, Jacques, Letter, 1796 June 13
Roettiers, Jacques, Letter

Dossier no. 87, with dossier no. 84 of modern documentary material on the Roettiers family.
2 11 Roettiers, Marie Anne Besnier, Signed manuscript document, 1785 June 20
Roettiers, Marie Anne Besnier, Signed manuscript document

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

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 5 Prairial An 8. Dossier no. 88.
Box Folder
4* 15 Roland, Philippe-Laurent, Signed passport, 1813 June 4
Roland, Philippe-Laurent, Signed passport

Dossier no. 89.
Box Folder
3 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

Dossier no. 92.
3 14 Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to [Louis or Victor] Auger, 1794 October 13
Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to [Louis or Victor] Auger

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 Folder
2 12 Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to citizen Galimard, 1795 March or April
Rondolet, Jean-Baptiste, Letter to citizen Galimard

On printed letterhead for the Commission of Public Works. Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: Germinal, l'an 3. Dossier no. 91.
2 13 Saint [Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin?], Letter to Jean Pierre Norblin, undated
Saint [Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin?], Letter to Jean Pierre Norblin

Collector annotations indicate that this letter is by an 18th century painter. Dossier no. 94.
Box Folder
4* 16 Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to Monsieur, 1766 December 25
Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to Monsieur

Dossier no. 95.
4* 17 Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to Monsieur, 1768 March 3
Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to Monsieur

Modern documentary materials indicate that the letter was written the day after Saly cast the statue, Frederik V on Horseback. Dossier no. 96.
Box Folder
2 14 Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Manuscript notes [fragments?], 1766 January 2-1768 March 29
Saly, Jacques-François-Joseph, Manuscript notes [fragments?]

Dossier no. 97.
2 15 Sigrist, Franz, the Elder, Signed manuscript receipt, 1770 February 10
Sigrist, Franz, the Elder, Signed manuscript receipt

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

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.
2 17 Spaendonck, Gerard van, Manuscript excerpt of lessons by M. D'Aubenton, undated
Spaendonck, Gerard van, Manuscript excerpt of lessons by M. D'Aubenton

Dossier no. 100.
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3 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

Dossier no. 101.
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2 18 Swebach, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to M. Leduc of Toulouse, [?] January 28
Swebach, Jacques-François-Joseph, Letter to M. Leduc of Toulouse

Dossier no. 103.
2 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

Dossier no. 102.
2 20 Tassaert, Jean-Joseph-François, Letter to citizens, 1796 August 18
Tassaert, Jean-Joseph-François, Letter to citizens

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

With a print of a Thévenin engraving of Suzanne at the baths, after the Correggio piece at the Rosenstein Palace. Dossier no. 105.
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2 21 Thomassin, Simon, Signed manuscript discharge of debt on vellum, 1691 May 28
Thomassin, Simon, Signed manuscript discharge of debt on vellum

Dossier no. 106.
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4* 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

Dossier no. 107.
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2 22 Valade, Jean, Signed partial manuscript life annuity receipts on vellum, 1772-1783
Valade, Jean, Signed partial manuscript life annuity receipts on vellum

With two portrait prints of unidentified men in profile. Dossier no. 108.
2 23 Vanloo-Berger, Signed manuscript receipt, 1773 March 8
Vanloo-Berger, Signed manuscript receipt

Dossier no. 110.
2 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

Sculptures made in the 1710s-1720s. Dossier no. 111.
2 25 Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to a citizen colleague, 1800 January 23
Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to a citizen colleague

Letter is dated using the French Republican calendar: le 3 pluviôse an 8. Dossier no. 116.
2 26 Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to M. Loys, 1744 January 6
Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to M. Loys

Dossier no. 112.
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3 16 Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to M. Reboul, 1779 September 7
Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to M. Reboul

Letter mentions Lagrenée, Robin, Roslin, Coustou, Dernet, and Gandet, among others. Dossier no. 114.
3 17 Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder Letter to Monsieur, 1779 May 19
Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to Monsieur

Dossier no. 113.
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2 27 Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to Monsieur le Comte, 1791 April 12
Vien, Joseph-Marie, the Elder, Letter to Monsieur le Comte

With a color photograph of a portrait of Vien. Dossier no. 115.
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4* 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

Dossier no. 43.
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2 28 Vigée-LeBrun, Elisabeth Louise, Signed manuscript receipt, 1797 March 15
Vigée-LeBrun, Elisabeth Louise, Signed manuscript receipt

Dossier no. 44.