Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study for print called "The Smith Act," also known as "The book burners"] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 1 drawing on transfer paper : graphite. | Preliminary sketch for 1951 lithograph about the Smith Act and freedom of the press. Allegory shows a half nude winged female figure bound to a stake with ropes and chains, body arched in terror. According to to Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné, this highly symbolic lithograph was Kent's response to the withdrawal of any books from American...
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study sketch for Big baby] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite and ink. | Study drawing for the 1933 wood engraving Big baby shows a woman sitting on the ground against rocks, legs outstretched as she breast feeds an older child. May have been reproduced in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study for Small boy and big bird] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite with traces of rust-colored chalk. | Preliminary drawing for 1962 lithograph Small boy and big bird, shows a Greenland native child carrying a large bird, head down, on his back as he crosses the ice. Two additional studies: a male figure standing on ice upper left, and a seal, walrus, or some other creature upper right. Study drawing for lithograph...
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1962
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study sketch for lithograph "Sledging"] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite ; 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study sketch for lithograph "Merry Christmas"] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite ; 32.8 x 24.8 cm.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study sketch for lithograph "Mala (Danseuse)"] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite ; 28 x 22 cm.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Two sketches of male heads (possibly Sacco and Venzetti) related to the wood engraving "August XXIII, MCMXXVII" Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Preliminary sketch for wood engraving "August XXIII, MCMXXVII" shows two bust portraits, the upper facing forward and the lower facing left. They may be portraits of Sacco and Venzetti, two defendants in the famous sociopolitical trial and execution in Massachusetts. The drawings, from the collection of the Associated American Artists, may have been reproduced in Burne Jones catalogue raisonné.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1927
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Three studies on a single sheet] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Three study drawings on a single sheet: top left shows profile of seated man with right leg slightly extended and both arms resting on wall, lower left is study for "Pasture gate," top right is study for "Climbing the bars." The latter two images were made in Arlington, Vermont and similar studies were published in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné....
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1928
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Two drawings on a single sheet, both of figures with rowboats] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Two study drawings on a single sheet, the top image is a sketch for "Boatman," may have been the one pictured in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné from the Associated American Artists collection.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1929
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sketch for woodblock "Susanna" Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study sketch for the lithograph "Susanna," similar to the one published in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné, showing a woman sitting with one knee raised and the other one lowered. Although Kent indicates that it is a study drawing for a woodblock, the composition is very close to his 1929 lithograph.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1929
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sketch for lithograph "Susanna" I Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study sketch for the lithograph "Susanna," dissimilar from the one published in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné, showing a woman sitting with one knee raised and the other leg folded in front of her. Although Kent indicates that it is a study drawing for the lithograph, the composition differs from the 1929 print.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1929
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Woman seated on rocky cliff] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study sketch for a wood engraving, possibly the 1930 print "Girl on cliff," also known as "The abyss." The composition is similar, although the position of the figure of the woman differs markedly. See Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné. Here, the woman is seated, right arm leaning on her left knee. Two stars and "I" upper right.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Original "Bather" Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study sketch for "The bather," Kent's 1931 wood engraving. The drawing shows a man, nude, standing on a rock in rising up from the water. He leans slightly left, both hands clasped over his left knee. A rowboat is tied behind him to his right. The composition differs from the final version of the print in which the man...
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1931
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sketch for lithograph, "Hero" Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study sketch for "Hero," Kent's 1931 lithograph. The drawing shows a man standing on a rock behind a tree trunk. Both hands clasp the trunk which reaches his chin. This drawing may have been published in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné from the collection of the Associated American Artists. The drawing was executed at the same time as the Beowulf...
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1931
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Sketch for lithograph, "Hero"] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study sketch on tracing paper for "Hero," Kent's 1931 lithograph. The drawing shows a man standing on a rock behind a tree trunk. Both hands clasp the trunk which reaches his chin. The drawing was executed at the same time as the Beowulf drawings and has a similar spirit. Not reproduced in Burne Jones' catalog raisonné.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1931
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Transfer drawing for lithograph: frontispiece to Beowulf Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite and opaque white. | Study sketch for the frontispiece to Beowulf, published in reverse in 1932. The drawing shows a hand grasping a sword. Similar study sketches were published in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1931
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study drawings for Sea and sky] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study drawings for the 1931 wood engraving Sea and sky. A nude male figure facing left clings to a ship's mast. Four other smaller study drawings are in the left margin. Not reproduced in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1931
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sketch for woodblock "Drifter" Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study drawing for the 1933 wood engraving Drifter shows a nude male sitting in a boat, his knees raised before his torso and his arms draped on the sides of the boat. His head is tilted, facing the sky. This drawing may have been reproduced in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonnné as a tracing from the final drawing in the...
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study sketch for the Greenland hunter] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study drawing for the 1933 lithograph Greenland hunter shows a native carrying a kayak across an icy landscape in his left hand and an what appears to be gun in his right. The gun is replaced with an oar in the print. May have been reproduced in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné from the Associated American Artists collection.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study sketches for Young Greenland woman] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study drawings for the 1933 lithograph Young Greenland woman shows a half nude native woman standing in various poses, in addition to detail drawings of her face and legs. May have been reproduced in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Study sketch for Sophia] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Study drawing for the 1933 lithograph Sophia shows a native woman sitting on a rock, facing right, as she plays with her long hair. May have been reproduced in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    (Sketch for "Reader") I Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite and ink. | Study drawing for the 1933 wood engraving Reader shows a woman sitting on the ground facing left as she reads a book. May have been reproduced in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    (Sketch for "Reader") II Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite and ink. | Study drawing for the 1933 wood engraving Reader shows a woman sitting on the ground facing left as she reads a book. Not reproduced in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné.
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Preliminary drawings for Greenland courtship] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Five sketches on a single sheet, including study for Greenland courtship at middle right. Other studies show a seated man and woman laying on her stomach at middle left, seated figure superimposed on book above, and two male heads below. Not reproduced in Burne Jones' catalogue raisonné .
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1934
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Three studies on a single sheet, including study for Communing with nature] Catalog Record Only 1 drawing : graphite. | Three study drawings, including the study for the 1934 lithograph, Communing with nature, which shows a man standing outside a small house in the dark in Greenland. A sled is on the roof. Other studies show a woman with scales upper left and a man seen from rear standing wtih raised arms lower left. Faint lines lower right. Not...
    • Contributor: Kent, Rockwell
    • Date: 1934