Albert C. Barnes and Violette de Mazia The Art of Renoir Manuscripts,
circa 1932–1935

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Collection Summary

Repository: The Barnes Foundation
Creator: Albert C. (Coombs) Barnes, 1872–1951
Violette de Mazia, 1899-1988
Title: Albert C. Barnes and Violette de Mazia The Art of Renoir Manuscripts
Dates: circa 1932–1935
Extent: 13.89 linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of background materials and drafts in manuscript, typescript, and carbon copy form, as well as galley proofs and page proofs for The Art of Renoir by Albert C. Barnes and Violette de Mazia.
Code: AOR
Language: The majority of this collection is in English. Some material is in shorthand, and a small quantity is in French.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Description of item], [date]. Albert C. Barnes and Violette de Mazia The Art of Renoir Manuscripts. The Barnes Foundation Archives, Merion, Pennsylvania. Reprinted with permission.

Acquisition Information

These records were part of a writings file housed in the Barnes Foundation’s administration building storage area.

Processed By

Adrienne Pruitt. Finding aid written by Adrienne Pruitt, January 2007.

Access Restrictions

The Barnes Foundation Archives is currently closed for research while staff complete grant-funded projects to process the collection. Please contact the Archives for information on access and research.

Use Restrictions

The Barnes Foundation’s writings files are the physical property of the Barnes Foundation Archives. The Foundation holds literary rights only for material created by staff of the Foundation and material given to the Foundation with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Some items in this collection may be illegible due to the degradation of their physical elements, and some may be too fragile for use without the archivist’s supervision. Please consult the archivist for more information.

Related Material

Administration, Presidents’ Files, Albert C. Barnes, Correspondence. The Barnes Foundation Archives, Merion, Pennsylvania.
John Dewey Papers. Special Collections, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois.


Historical Note

Having established the Barnes Foundation in 1922 to “promote the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts,” Dr. Albert C. Barnes spent the next decade enhancing its collections and developing the educational program. Barnes and Foundation teacher Violette de Mazia outlined their philosophy of aesthetics and art education in a series of publications, including The Art in Painting (1st ed., 1925), Art and Education (1929), The French Primitives and Their Forms from Their Origin to the End of the Fifteenth Century (1931), and The Art of Henri-Matisse (1933). These publications made available to a wider reading audience the scientific method of analyzing artworks taught to students in classes at the Foundation. Barnes and de Mazia began work on The Art of Renoir, their third collaboration, in 1932. A serendipitous Renoir retrospective at the Musée de l’Orangerie in 1933 allowed Barnes and de Mazia to conduct firsthand research on 126 paintings and 23 drawings and watercolors. Further research trips in 1934 augmented their studies. Dr. Barnes, who had steadily been amassing his impressive collection of Renoirs since 1912, felt no need to rush the book into publication. By 1935, Barnes numbered 175 Renoir paintings amongst his collection, the largest (and, he felt, the best) such collection in the world. His purchases attracted the attention of the press, and his name had become associated in the public’s mind with that of Renoir. Barnes felt it was necessary that he and de Mazia do the subject full justice and produce an authoritative study.

A team of Foundation employees assisted with the preparation of the manuscript. Mary Mullen and Laura V. Geiger undertook many secretarial and copy-editing duties, including taking dictation, typing drafts, and correcting punctuation and grammar. Laurence Buermeyer improved phrasing and readability, while Nelle E. Mullen and Foundation student Luigi Settanni helped de Mazia and Geiger compile and verify catalogue data. Barnes’s longtime friend and mentor, the educator and philosopher John Dewey, was writing his book Art as Experience at the same time, and he and Dr. Barnes exchanged copies of their works in progress and offered one another comments and suggestions. When Barnes admitted that he was flummoxed as to where, exactly, a footnote citing Dewey’s influence might be properly placed in The Art of Renoir, Dewey replied that he had come across the same problem: “There are no chapters and not many, if any pages [in Art as Experience] that don’t owe something to you” and he dedicated his book “To Albert C. Barnes, in gratitude.” Their mutual influence is further underscored by the introduction Dewey wrote for The Art of Renoir, in which he deemed the Barnes Foundation “the most thoroughgoing embodiment of what I have to say about education.”

The Art of Renoir was published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons on March 5, 1935. In it, Barnes and de Mazia systematically examine Renoir’s development as an artist and relate his work to broader art historical traditions, especially Venetian painting and eighteenth-century French painting. The book was widely well reviewed and has never gone out of print. It is currently in its eighth printing and is still used in the Barnes Foundation’s educational program.

Sources
Letter, Albert C. Barnes to Henry Hart, August 7, 1934. Administration, Presidents’ Files, Albert C. Barnes, Correspondence. The Barnes Foundation Archives, Merion, Pennsylvania.
Letter, John Dewey to Albert C. Barnes, September 18, 1933. Administration, Presidents’ Files, Albert C. Barnes, Correspondence. The Barnes Foundation Archives, Merion, Pennsylvania.
Albert C. Barnes and Violette de Mazia, The Art of Renoir (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1935), x.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of background materials, drafts, catalogue data, and proofs for The Art of Renoir by Albert C. Barnes and Violette de Mazia. Background materials include notes taken by Barnes and de Mazia at several exhibitions, including the 1933 Renoir exhibition at the Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris, and Quelques oeuvres importantes des Corot à van Gogh, held at Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, in 1934. Drafts are in manuscript, typescript, and carbon copy form, and in some cases include working notes for the insertion, deletion, and reordering of material. These notes document the dynamics of Barnes’s collaborative work method, recording which staff members took notes, typed drafts, or made corrections. In addition to drafts by coauthors Barnes and de Mazia, this series contains substantial revisions by Foundation associate Laurence Buermeyer and the draft of John Dewey’s introduction.

Notes that accompany two complete late drafts record biographical details of Renoir and his family and list the identities of models and dates for particular paintings. Specifics of provenance may be found in the catalogue data compiled by Foundation employees. A small number of galley and plate proofs survive; others, and perhaps some manuscript materials, were destroyed by the publisher G.P. Putnam’s Sons at the request of Nelle E. Mullen.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:

Barnes, Albert C. (Coombs), 1872–1951
Buermeyer, Laurence, 1889–1970
De Mazia, Violette, 1899–1988
Geiger, Laura V.
Mullen, Mary, dd. 1957
Mullen, Nelle E.
Renoir, Auguste, 1841–1919
Settanni, Luigi, 1908–1984

Institutions:

Barnes Foundation
G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Subjects:

Manuscripts
Painting – History

Places:

Lower Merion (Pa.: Township)
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Form and Genre Terms:

Carbon copies
Galley proofs
Manuscripts for publication
Page proofs
Typescripts


Inventory

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series I. Background materials
Dates: 1932–1934
Extent: 5.38 linear feet
Arrangement:
Background materials are arranged chronologically, from earliest (1932) to latest (1934). Materials that may date from any point from 1932 through 1934 have been grouped at the end.
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
"What is a picture." Manuscript notes circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Approach to Development of Renoir." Manuscript outline circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
Manuscript outline September 1932 1 Folder(s)
Manuscript notes regarding Renoirs in the Barnes Foundation collection September 1932 2 Folder(s)
"Unity." Carbon copy notes September 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Notes A-N." Typescript and carbon copy notes September 30, 1932 2 Folder(s)
"Renoir's Development." Typescript and carbon copy outline October 5, 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Development." Typescript and carbon copy notes and outline October 1932 5 Folder(s)
Manuscript and carbon copy notes regarding Renoir's paintings of the 1870s October 1932 5 Folder(s)
"Development - About the Six (7) Renoir's of the Early 70's [sic]." Typescript and carbon copy notes October 1932 4 Folder(s)
"Eighty period (First part)." Typescript and carbon copy notes November 6, 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Comparative Study of Renoir Landscapes." Typescript and carbon copy notes November 7, 1932 1 Folder(s)
"General notes (original pages)." Typescript and carbon copy notes 1932 11 Folder(s) Includes a few notes on the location of works by Renoir in the Barnes Foundation galleries.
"Riviere." Carbon copy notes circa 1933 1 Folder(s)
Manuscript notes regarding Renoirs in the Art Institute of Chicago collection January 12, 1933 3 Folder(s)
"Odds and Ends." Typescript and manuscript notes May 4, 1933 1 Folder(s) Regarding works by Renoir in the Barnes Foundation collection. Includes some information on the location of paintings in the galleries.
"Renoir and the Venetians." Typescript and carbon copy notes, incomplete June 11, 1933 1 Folder(s)
Manuscript notes regarding paintings at the Musée de l'Orangerie Renoir show circa July 1933 1 Folder(s)
"La Famille Henriot, Bust of Girl." Carbon copy notes July 1933 1 Folder(s) Notes taken at the Renoir exhibition at the Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris.
"La Loge." Notes in typescript, carbon copy, and manuscript form July 15, 1933 1 Folder(s) Notes taken at the Renoir exhibition at the Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris.
"Les Canotiers à Chatou." Typescript and carbon copy notes July 28, 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Danseuse." Notes in typescript, carbon copy, and manuscript form July 28, 1933 1 Folder(s)
"For Violette." Typescript and manuscript notes July 29, 1933 1 Folder(s) Instructions from Dr. Barnes to Violette de Mazia regarding subjects requiring notes.
"Check in Paris." Typescript and manuscript notes 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Metropolitan Museum of Art and M. Knoedler & Co. notes." Typescript and carbon copy notes November 17, 1934 3 Folder(s)
"Two Little Circus Girls." Notes in typescript, carbon copy, and manuscript form December 16, 1934 2 Folder(s)
"'Drawing' through 'Monet.'" Typescript and carbon copy subject indexed notes circa 1933-1934 1 Box(es)
"'Abstract Broad Values' through 'Yellow.'" Typescript and carbon copy subject indexed notes circa 1933-1934 5 Box(es) Includes manuscript annotations by Mary Mullen, Laura V. Geiger, and Violette de Mazia.
"Renoir Appendix - 'Bellini' to 'Watteau.'" Typescript and carbon copy subject indexed notes circa 1933-1934 1 Box(es) Notes regarding comparisons between Renoir and other artists, and their influences on him, indexed alphabetically. Includes manuscript annotations by Mary Mullen, Laura V. Geiger, and Violette de Mazia.
"Renoir Appendix - 'Flesh' to 'Luminosity.'" Typescript and carbon copy subject indexed notes circa 1933-1934 1 Box(es) Notes regarding aspects of Renoir's painting, indexed alphabetically. Includes manuscript annotations by Mary Mullen and Violette de Mazia.
"Renoir Appendix - 'After the Concert' to 'Woman Sewing.'" Typescript and carbon copy subject indexed notes circa 1933-1934 1 Box(es) Includes manuscript annotations by Mary Mullen, Laura V. Geiger, and Violette de Mazia.
"'A' series notes." Carbon copy notes 1933-1934 1 Box(es) Extensive notes on specific paintings and exhibitions. Includes manuscript annotations by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"'A' series notes, set 2." Carbon copy notes 1933-1934 1 Box(es) Extensive, more complete set of notes on specific paintings and exhibitions. Includes a few manuscript annotations by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Venetians, Renoir and the Eighteenth Century." Typescript and carbon copy notes 1933-1934 7 Folder(s) Includes manuscript annotations by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laura V. Geiger and Mary Mullen.
"To Be Used." Typescript and carbon copy notes and excerpts of drafts, corrected 1933-1934 3 Folder(s)
"Discarded but not to be destroyed." Typescript and carbon copy notes and drafts, corrected 1933-1934 3 Folder(s)
"Notes to be used later. Perhaps." Typescript and carbon copy notes 1933-1934 2 Folder(s)
"General Notes." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"General Notes." Carbon copy notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
Manuscript notes regarding Renoir in comparison to other artists circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Flesh." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
Manuscript notes from reference sources circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s) Notes taken from standard reference works on Renoir.
"Check in Paris: Boucher." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Sortie." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Woman with Fan." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Madame Henriot." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Mme Renoir." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Renoir's Bathers." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
Series II. Drafts
Dates: 1932–1935
Extent: 5.84 linear feet
Arrangement:
Drafts are arranged in four subseries: 1. Early drafts; 2. Intermediate drafts; 3. Late drafts; 4. Notes.



Subseries 1. Early drafts

Arrangement

Early drafts are arranged chronologically within the order of the final printed text.
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
"Introduction, Vision and Plastic Form." Drafts, carbon copies, corrected circa 1932 2 Folder(s) Drafts by Laurence Buermeyer and Dr. Barnes. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Buermeyer, and Violette de Mazia.
"Introduction." Draft, carbon copies October 21, 1932 2 Folder(s)
"What Makes a Picture Individual." Draft, typescript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with corrections by Buermeyer and Dr. Barnes.
"Courbet and Renoir; Velasquez and Goya." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected September 26, 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Development - Lise." Draft, typescript, corrected, incomplete October 6, 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Development - Flesh." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete October 19, 1932 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laurence Buermeyer.
"Development." Draft, typescript, corrected circa November 1932 1 Folder(s) Combined draft by Dr. Barnes and Laurence Buermeyer.
"Development - 1875-1877." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected, incomplete November 18, 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Development." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected, incomplete October 21, 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Development - to 1883." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected November 1932 2 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - to 1883, version 2." Draft, carbon copies, corrected November 1932 3 Folder(s)
"Development - Pictures Compared." Draft, manuscript, corrected November 3, 1932 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Experiments in 1877 and 1878."
"Development - 80's period I." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected November 1932 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - 1880 Period." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected November 1932 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - The Early Eighties, 1885 Period." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected, incomplete November 1932 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir's Development - The Eighteen-Eighties." Draft, typescript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir - Early Eighties." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"85 period." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Renoir's Development - The Period of 1885." Draft, typescript, corrected November 1932 1 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with annotations by Mary Mullen and Violette de Mazia.
"Development - Bathers (Tyson Collection)." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected November 1932 2 Folder(s)
"Development - Mme. Renoir." Draft, carbon copies, corrected December 27, 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Comparative Study of Renoir Landscapes." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Landscapes of the 80's." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Noirmoutiers." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Development - Landscapes of the 80's and early 90's." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete November 1932 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Mary Mullen.
"Development - Rehabilitation." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Figure Compositions of the late eighties and early 90's." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Rehabilitation."
"Nude Standing in Brook." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"The Artist's Family." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Bathers in the Forest, 1897." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Bathers in the Forest, 1897 - version 2." Draft, manuscript, corrected 1932 1 Folder(s)
"1897." Draft, manuscript, corrected 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Development - Bathers in the Forest." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected, incomplete December 28, 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Bal du Moulin de la Galette." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Daughters of Cahen D'Anvers." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932-1933 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Cup of Chocolate." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932-1933 1 Folder(s)



Subseries 2. Intermediate drafts

Arrangement

Intermediate drafts are generally arranged chronologically within the order of the final printed text. The exceptions to this rule are the drafts for “Development,” which are arranged only chronologically. The “Development” portion of the book was reworked extensively, and very little of the original draft order is reflected in the finished text. In this case, a chronological arrangement better preserves the original order of the drafts.
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
"The Meaning of Development." Draft, typescript, corrected April 14, 1933 1 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with corrections by Buermeyer and Dr. Barnes. Published title: "Experience and Growth."
"The Meaning of Development." Draft, typescript, corrected April 20, 1933 1 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with corrections by Buermeyer and Dr. Barnes. Published title: "Experience and Growth."
"The Meaning of Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected April 26, 1933 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Experience and Growth."
"Development - Landscapes of 1888-94." Draft, manuscript, corrected, and manuscript notes circa 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Development - Bathers in the Forest." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1933 2 Folder(s) Published title: "1897 - An Epoch in Renoir's Career."
"Development - Judgment of Paris." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Development - Mme. Renoir." Draft, carbon copies January 3, 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Development - Bathers in the Forest." Draft, carbon copies, incomplete January 4, 1933 1 Folder(s) Published title: "1897 - An Epoch in Renoir's Career."
"Development - Bathers in the Forest." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, and typescript notes 1932-1933 1 Folder(s) Published title: "1897 - An Epoch in Renoir's Career." Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Mary Mullen.
"Development - Bathers in the Forest." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected 1932-1933 2 Folder(s) Published title: "1897 - An Epoch in Renoir's Career." Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Laura V. Geiger, and Mary Mullen.
"Development - Bathers in the Forest." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected 1932-1933 3 Folder(s) Published title: "1897 - An Epoch in Renoir's Career." Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Mary Mullen.
"Development - From 1900 Onward." Typescript and carbon copy notes February 9, 1933 1 Folder(s) Working notes to be incorporated into an existing draft.
"Development - Renoir's Use of Red." Draft, typescript, corrected February 1933 2 Folder(s) Dated February 10 and 11, 1933. Published title: "Color Assumes Supremacy - The Predominance of Rose-Red."
"Development - Renoir's Use of Red." Draft, carbon copies February 1933 3 Folder(s) Published title: "Color Assumes Supremacy - The Predominance of Rose-Red."
"Development - Renoir's Use of Red." Draft, carbon copies, corrected February 15, 1933 3 Folder(s) Published title: "Color Assumes Supremacy - The Predominance of Rose-Red."
"Development - Renoir's Use of Red." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete February 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated February 17 and 18, 1933. Published title: "Color Assumes Supremacy - The Predominance of Rose-Red."
"Development - Renoir's Use of Red." Draft, typescript, corrected February 1933 2 Folder(s) Dated February 15 and 24, 1933. Published title: "Color Assumes Supremacy - The Predominance of Rose-Red."
"Development - Renoir's Use of Red." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete February 24, 1933 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Color Assumes Supremacy - The Predominance of Rose-Red." Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - Bathing Group." Draft, typescript, corrected, incomplete February 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated February 23 and 24, 1933. Published title: "The Apotheosis."
"Development - Promenade." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa March 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Development - 1909-1911 Nudes." Draft, carbon copies, corrected March 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated March 1 and 2, 1933. Corrections by Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated February 28-March 7, 1933. Published titles: "The Paintings of 1880-1883, The Form of 1884, Crystallization of the 1885-1887 Form, and Landscapes of 1888-1893."
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete, and manuscript notes March 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated March 8-March 10, 1933. Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - Figure Painting 1888-1894." Draft, carbon copies, corrected March 10, 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Development - Latest pictures 1916-1911 [sic]." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete March 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated March 15 and 16, 1933.
"Development - Bathing Group." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete March 22, 1933 1 Folder(s) Published title: "The Apotheosis."
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933 3 Folder(s) Dated March 8-April 14, 1933. Corrections by Laurence Buermeyer and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Drafts, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected, incomplete 1933 3 Folder(s) Dated February 28-April 19, 1933. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete, and manuscript note 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated February 28 and April 24, 1933. Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger. Includes manuscript note detailing work to be done on book by Laurence Buermeyer.
"Development - Woman Resting in Landscape." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa April 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Development - 1900-1905 General." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa April 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Development - General, 1900-1905; Missia." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete April 1, 1933 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Mary Mullen and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - Still Life and Genre Pictures after 1900." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected April 3, 1933 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - Cagnes Landscapes 1905-1907." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies April 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated April 5 and 6, 1933.
"Development." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete April 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated April 26 and 27, 1933.
"Development." Draft, typescript, corrected, incomplete 1933 5 Folder(s) Dated February 28-May 3, 1933. Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - Bathing Group." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated April 28-May 3, 1933. Published title: "The Apotheosis."
"Development." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete May 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated May 1-3, 1933.
"Development." Draft, typescript, corrected, incomplete May 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated May 10-13, 1933.
"Development." Drafts, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected 1933 10 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with corrections and manuscript additions by Buermeyer, Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger. Includes variant drafts by Dr. Barnes and Violette de Mazia, and black and white photos of "Figure in Garden" and "Landscape with Woman and Dog" by Renoir. Dated February 18-May 16, 1933.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933 5 Folder(s) Dated March 7-July 8, 1933. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, incomplete July 8, 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Development." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected, and carbon copy and manuscript notes 1933 7 Folder(s) Dated February 28-July 14, 1933. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected, incomplete 1933 2 Folder(s) Dated February 28 and August 29-31, 1933. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected, incomplete 1933 4 Folder(s) Dated February 28 and August 29-September 1, 1933. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - Summary." Drafts, carbon copies, corrected 1933 2 Folder(s) Dated May 16 and September 26, 1933. Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933 6 Folder(s) Dated August 29-September 26, 1933. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933 8 Folder(s) Dated September 9-October 6, 1933. Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933 2 Folder(s) Dated August 29-December 22, 1933. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development ." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected 1933 13 Folder(s) Dated August 29-December 22, 1933. Extensive corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected, incomplete 1933 13 Folder(s) Dated September 21-December 22, 1933. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933-1934 10 Folder(s) Dated April 26, 1933-January 8, 1934.
"Decoration." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete May 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated May 4 and 5, 1933. Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Dictation." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete March 10, 1933 1 Folder(s) Regarding Renoir's painting of textiles.
"Renoir and the Venetians." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected, and manuscript notes circa 1933-1934 12 Folder(s) Includes some manuscript notes written on ship's stationery.
"Renoir and the Venetians." Drafts, typescript and manuscript, corrected circa 1933-1934 6 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Venetians." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected circa 1933-1934 7 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French [sic]." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, and typescript and carbon copy notes 1933-1934 5 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the 18th Century French Tradition." Drafts, typescript and manuscript, corrected circa 1933-1934 10 Folder(s)
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected, incomplete circa 1933-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected circa 1933-1934 5 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses - Portrait of Coco." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected February 17, 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Bust of Girl, Nude." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1933 1 Folder(s) Draft by Violette de Mazia, with corrections by de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses - La Grenouillere." Draft, manuscript, corrected August 2, 1933 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Madame Renoir." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1933-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Nude 1902." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa February 1933 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Nude, Green Background."
"Analyses - Portrait of Mme. Sert." Draft, typescript, corrected, and carbon copies, incomplete February 17, 1933 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Missia."
"Analyses - Nude (Gabrielle)." Draft, typescript, corrected February 17, 1933 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Bather Drying Herself."
"Analyses - Bather Drying Herself." Draft, carbon copies, corrected 1933 1 Folder(s) Dated February 16-March 17, 1933. Corrections by Laurence Buermeyer and Mary Mullen.
"Early to intermediate stage draft." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, and carbon copy notes 1932-1933 1 Box(es) Dated September 29, 1932-May 5, 1933. Includes outline and some travel notes. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Early to intermediate stage draft, copy 2." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, and carbon copy notes 1932-1933 1 Folder(s) Dated October 6, 1932-May 5, 1933. Includes outline and some travel notes. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger, with some extensive annotations by Buermeyer.



Subseries 3. Late drafts

Arrangement

Late drafts are generally arranged by state (version 1, version 2, etc.) within the order of the final printed text. The exceptions to this rule are the drafts for “Development,” which are arranged only chronologically. The “Development” portion of the book was reworked extensively, and very little of the original draft order is reflected in the finished text. In this case, a chronological arrangement better preserves the original order of the drafts.
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
"Foreword." Draft, typescript, corrected December 1934 1 Folder(s) Draft by John Dewey, with corrections by Dr. Barnes.
"Foreword." Draft, carbon copies, corrected December 13, 1934 1 Folder(s) Draft by John Dewey, retyped by Barnes Foundation staff, with corrections in an unidentified hand.
"Preface." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected December 7, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Foreword and Preface." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected December 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Method." Draft, manuscript, corrected September 18, 1934 1 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with annotations by Mary Mullen and Laura V. Geiger.
"Method, version 2." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete December 7, 1934 1 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with corrections by Buermeyer and Laura V. Geiger.
"Method, version 3." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Laurence Buermeyer, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Meaning of Perception." Draft, typescript, corrected July 1934 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Learning to See." Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Meaning of Perception, version 2." Draft, typescript, corrected, and carbon copies July 20, 1934 2 Folder(s) Published title: "Learning to See." Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Learning to See." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete July 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Learning to See, version 2." Draft, typescript, corrected August 6, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Learning to See, version 3." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete August 16, 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laurence Buermeyer.
"Learning to See, version 4." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected 1934 2 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laurence Buermeyer.
"Expression." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected July 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Expression, version 2." Draft, typescript, corrected July 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Expression, version 3." Draft, carbon copies July 20, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Expression, version 4." Drafts, typescript and manuscript, corrected July 1934 2 Folder(s)
"Expression and Form." Draft, typescript and carbon copies corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Method, Learning to See, Expression and Form." Drafts, manuscript, corrected July 1934 4 Folder(s)
"Expression and Form, version 2." Draft, typescript and carbon copies corrected, incomplete August 1934 2 Folder(s)
"Expression and Form, version 3." Draft, typescript and carbon copies corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laurence Buermeyer.
"Expression and Form, version 4." Draft, manuscript, corrected September 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Expression and Form, version 5." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected September 18, 1934 1 Folder(s) Draft combining earlier drafts by Laurence Buermeyer and by Dr. Barnes and Violette de Mazia. Corrections by Barnes and Buermeyer.
"Expression and Form, version 6." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete September 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Expression and Form, version 7." Draft, carbon copies, corrected September 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laurence Buermeyer.
"Expression and Form, version 8." Draft, carbon copy, incomplete November 1, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Expression and Form, version 9." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete November 2, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Introduction, Expression and Form." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Dated August 15-December 15, 1934.
"Experience, Expression, Substance and Form, Method." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected circa 1934 3 Folder(s)
"The Meaning of Development." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933-1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger. Published title: "Experience and Growth."
"Experience and Growth." Draft, typescript, corrected, incomplete July 19, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Experience and Growth, version 2." Draft, typescript, corrected, incomplete August 14, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Experience and Growth, version 3." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete September 26, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Experience and Growth, version 4." Drafts, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laurence Buermeyer.
"Experience and Growth, version 5." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete December 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete January 17, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete September 2, 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933-1934 3 Folder(s) Dated September 2, 1933-September 3, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - Woman Sewing." Draft, typescript, corrected, incomplete, and typescript note 1933-1934 1 Folder(s) Dated May 2, 1933-September 4, 1934. Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Dated January 11-September 4, 1934. Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933-1934 2 Folder(s) Dated May 2, 1933-September 6, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete September 1934 2 Folder(s) Dated September 13-20, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Mary Mullen.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected 1933-1934 12 Folder(s) Dated February 28, 1933-September 22, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger. Includes annotations and manuscript additions by Laurence Buermeyer.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete September 1934 2 Folder(s) Dated September 15-25, 1934. Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected, incomplete September 1934 2 Folder(s) Dated September 22-25, 1934. Corrections Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laurence Buermeyer. Includes annotations and manuscript additions by Buermeyer.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected, incomplete September 25, 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Mary Mullen and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, typescript, corrected, incomplete September 1934 1 Folder(s) Dated September 25-28, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1933-1934 9 Folder(s) Dated February 28, 1933-October 1, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected 1934 11 Folder(s) Dated September 13-October 3, 1934. Corrections by Laurence Buermeyer and Laura V. Geiger, with manuscript additions by Buermeyer.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, carbon copies, corrected 1934 11 Folder(s) Dated September 13-October 3, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger. Same draft state as previous, with different additions and corrections.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected, incomplete 1933-1934 1 Folder(s) Includes a partial draft by Laurence Buermeyer and drafts by Dr. Barnes and Violette de Mazia. Corrections by Buermeyer and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected, incomplete 1934 2 Folder(s) Dated September 13-October 18, 1934. Includes a partial manuscript draft by Laurence Buermeyer. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 2 Folder(s) Dated September 25-October 25, 1934. Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected, incomplete October 26, 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected 1934 13 Folder(s) Dated September 13-October 27, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, carbon copy, corrected, incomplete November 5, 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Mary Mullen and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Drafts, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Dated September 3-November 9, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected, incomplete 1934 2 Folder(s) Dated October 25-November 22, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development - Two Little Circus Girls." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa December 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Development of Renoir's Form, Expression and Form, ." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 3 Folder(s) Dated August 15-December 17, 1934. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Dated September 19-December 17, 1934. Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Venetians." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected, incomplete June 24, 1934 1 Folder(s) A portion of this draft is in shorthand. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Venetians, version 2." Draft, typescript, corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Venetians, version 3." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected September 1934 6 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Venetians, version 4." Draft, manuscript, corrected September 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Renoir and the Venetians, version 5." Draft, typescript, manuscript, and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete October 1934 2 Folder(s) Corrections by Laurence Buermeyer and Mary Mullen.
"Renoir and the Venetians, version 6." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected October 1934 4 Folder(s) Marked "Harold's copy Venetians." Corrections by Laurence Buermeyer. Includes notes to Buermeyer from Mary Mullen and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Venetians, version 7." Draft, carbon copies, corrected October 1934 4 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Venetians, version 8." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete October 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Expression and Form, Experience and Growth, Renoir and the Venetians." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Mary Mullen.
"Renoir and the Venetians, version 9." Draft, typescript, corrected 1934 4 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Venetians, version 10." Drafts, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Mary Mullen.
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete July 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition, version 2." Draft, carbon copies, incomplete 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Development, Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition." Drafts, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected, incomplete 1933-1934 3 Folder(s) Includes drafts by Laurence Buermeyer. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Buermeyer, and Mary Mullen.
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition, version 3." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected 1934 6 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition, version 4." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete October 1934 6 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition, version 5." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected October 1934 5 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition." Manuscript notes and corrections circa November 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition, version 7." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected November 1934 5 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and the Eighteenth Century French Tradition, version 8." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete November 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and Cezanne." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa October 1934 1 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with corrections by Buermeyer and Laura V. Geiger.
"Renoir and Cezanne." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected October 6, 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Biographical Note." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa October 1934 1 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with corrections by Buermeyer and Laura V. Geiger.
"Biographical Note." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected October 13, 1934 1 Folder(s) Typescript version of Laurence Buermeyer's draft, with corrections by Dr. Barnes and Violette de Mazia.
"Foreword to Analyses." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - At the Concert." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Lise." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Boy with Cat." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 2 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Boy with Cat." Draft, carbon copies, corrected June 30, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Boy with Cat and others." Draft, carbon copies, corrected December 1934 2 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger and Mary Mullen.
"Analyses - Sisley Couple." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Mr. and Mrs. Sisley."
"Analyses - Mr. and Mrs. Sisley and others." Draft, typescript, corrected, and manuscript notes 1934 3 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses - In Summer." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - At Wargemont and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected July 12, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Pont-Neuf." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Opera Box." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 2 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Opera Box." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete December 3, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Promenade in Wood." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses - Greenhouse and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected July 1934 2 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Reader and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected August 1934 2 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Two Women in Parc." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Two Woman in Park [sic], Madame Renoir." Draft, carbon copies October 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Mlle Durand-Ruel." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - At the Moulin de la Galette, Maternity." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Woman with Veil." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Mme Charpentier and her Children." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Mme Charpentier and her Children." Draft, carbon copies, corrected July 9, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - At the Piano and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected July 18, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Girl with Falcon and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected July 13, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Mlle Grimpel with Red Ribbon, Mlle Grimpel with Blue Ribbon." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Mlle Grimpel with Red Ribbon, Mlle Grimpel with Blue Ribbon and others." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Mary Mullen.
"Analyses - Mlle Cahen d'Anvers." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Bather with back turned." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Bather." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa December 1934 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Naiad."
"Analyses - Chestnut Tree in Bloom." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Dejeuner des Canotiers." Draft, manuscript February 14, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Luncheon of the Boatmen." Draft, manuscript, corrected 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Dance in the Country and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected July 15, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Bather in Rocky Landscape and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected July 14, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Promenade and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected August 15, 1934 3 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Children at Wargemont." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, incomplete September 3, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Mlle Berard and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 2 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Bather Fixing Hair." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa December 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - River Seine at Argenteuil." Draft, carbon copy, corrected August 15, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Young Girl Reading and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected July 19, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Red Headed Girl in Yellow Hat and others." Draft, manuscript, corrected July 1934 4 Folder(s) Portions of this draft are in shorthand.
"Analyses - Woman Feeding Baby." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s) Published title: "Baby's Breakfast."
"Analyses - Writing Lesson." Draft, manuscript, corrected September 7, 1934 1 Folder(s) Dictated draft transcribed in shorthand by Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses - Caryatids." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Cup of Chocolate." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Cup of Chocolate and others." Draft, carbon copies, corrected 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Seated Nude and Seated Odalisque." Draft, carbon copies, corrected July 17, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Seated Nude and Seated Odalisque." Draft, carbon copies September 13, 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Rowboat, Maternity." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Two Nymphs." Draft, carbon copies, corrected July 9, 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes and Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses - Nymphs." Drafts, typescript, corrected, incomplete, and manuscript, corrected circa September 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Analyses - Not Used." Drafts, typescript and carbon copies, corrected September 3, 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses - No Photo, Not Used." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934 2 Folder(s) Corrections by Mary Mullen and Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses." Draft, carbon copies, corrected 1934 9 Folder(s) Corrections by Mary Mullen and Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected September 3, 1934 7 Folder(s) Includes some illustrations in pencil. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Analyses." Drafts, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected 1934 3 Folder(s) Includes a manuscript draft of "The Henriot Family" by Dr. Barnes, and a typescript draft of "Woman at Spring" by Laurence Buermeyer. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Development of Renoir's Form, Renoir and the Venetians, Analyses." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete 1934-1935 5 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Nelle E. Mullen.
"Late draft." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, and carbon copy and mimeograph notes 1932-1934 1 Box(es) Dated October 1932-June 1934. Includes travel notes, and notes taken from reference works. Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Later draft." Draft, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected, and notes in typescript, carbon copy, and manuscript form 1933-1934 1 Box(es) Dated April 1933 - December 1934. Notes contain information about Renoir family history, models used for particular paintings, and catalogue data. Corrections by Violette de Mazia, Laurence Buermeyer, Mary Mullen, Nelle E. Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.



Subseries 4. Notes

Scope and Content

These notes have been disassociated from their original referents. There were found in small paper-clipped packets, and this original arrangement has been preserved. Future scholars may be able to decide to which draft(s) they refer.
"Note X on page 71 of Development." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Note A on p. 108." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Notes, pages 111, 112, 423." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Notes, pages 125, 192, 440, 441." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Notes, pages 188, 190, 437." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Notes C and D on p. 392." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Notes, pages 403, 413, 421." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Notes, pages 420,423, 425." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
"Note A on p. 434." Manuscript notes circa 1932-1934 1 Folder(s)
Series III. Final notes, indices, and catalogue data
Dates: 1933–1935
Extent: 2.25 linear feet
Arrangement:
Final notes, indices, and catalogue data are arranged chronologically.
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
"Renoir photographs required." Typescript notes circa 1933-1934 1 Folder(s) Includes annotations in an unidentified hand (possibly Laurence Buermeyer's).
"Orientale catalogue data." Typescript notes circa 1933-1934 1 Folder(s) In French.
"Development - Renoir Catalogue Data." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1933-1934 6 Folder(s)
"Index." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1933-1934 3 Folder(s)
"Subject Index." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1933-1934 1 Box(es)
"Subject Index - version 2." Draft, manuscript, corrected circa 1933-1934 1 Box(es)
"No photos of these analyzed pictures." Manuscript list of paintings circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
Manuscript and typescript lists of illustrations circa 1934 5 Folder(s)
"Ask Students." Manuscript notes 1934 1 Folder(s) Regarding reproductions of paintings sought by Violette de Mazia.
"Data to be obtained." Typescript and manuscript notes 1934 3 Folder(s) Some notes in shorthand.
"Renoir - Catalogue Data." Draft, typescript, corrected 1934 5 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data of Pictures other than Renoirs." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected 1934 5 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia, Mary Mullen, Nelle E. Mullen, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data - Introduction." Draft, typescript and manuscript, corrected 1934 1 Folder(s) Draft by Laurence Buermeyer, with corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Introduction to Data on Works of Art Mentioned." Draft, typescript, corrected, and typescript and manuscript notes 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data - (B) Miscellaneous Works of Art." Draft, carbon copies, corrected 1934 6 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected 1934 12 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Data on Works of Art Mentioned." Drafts, typescript, carbon copies, and manuscript, corrected 1934 6 Folder(s) Some notes in shorthand.
"Catalogue Data." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete circa December 1934 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data." Draft, carbon copies, corrected, incomplete circa 1934-1935 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data." Draft, carbon copies and manuscript, corrected circa 1934-1935 7 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data." Notes in typescript, carbon copy, and manuscript form circa 1934-1935 7 Folder(s) Includes correspondence from Luigi Settanni to Violette de Mazia dated January 9, 1935, regarding an Italian translation. Also includes sketches, notes on paintings, and an accounting of catalogues bought on behalf of the Foundation by Settani.
"Catalogue Data." Typescript and manuscript notes circa 1934-1935 1 Box(es) Includes a bibliography of sources for catalogue data.
Typescript and manuscript index on index cards circa 1934-1935 1 Box(es)
"Index." Draft, typescript and carbon copies, corrected, incomplete circa 1934-1935 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Dr. Barnes, Violette de Mazia, and Laura V. Geiger.
"Index." Draft, carbon copies, corrected circa 1934-1935 5 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
Manuscript corrections to proofs circa 1934-1935 1 Folder(s)
Manuscript notes regarding page count circa 1933-1934 1 Folder(s)
Series IV. Proofs
Dates: 1934–1935
Extent: .42 linear feet
Arrangement:
Proofs are arranged in two subseries: 1. Galley proofs; 2. Page proofs. Within each subseries, proofs are arranged by state (version 1, version 2, etc.) within the order of the final printed text.



Subseries 1. Galley proofs

Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
"Table of Contents." Galley proof 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Office Galley." Galley proofs, corrected circa 1934-1935 Includes hinged-in carbon copy additions and corrections. Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Captions." Galley proofs, corrected circa 1934-1935 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data." Galley proof, incomplete circa 1934 1 Folder(s)
"Catalogue Data." Galley proof, corrected circa 1934-1935 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.



Subseries 2. Page proofs

"Table of Contents, List of Illustrations." Uncut page proofs, corrected circa 1935 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"1st page proof." Uncut page proofs, corrected February 1, 1935 Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"2nd page proof." Uncut page proofs, corrected, incomplete 1935 Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data." Uncut page proofs, corrected 1935 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data - version 2." Uncut page proofs, corrected February 14, 1935 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data - version 3." Uncut page proofs, corrected February 15, 1935 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Laura V. Geiger.
"Catalogue Data - version 4." Uncut page proofs February 20, 1935 1 Folder(s) Includes hinged-in carbon copy additions and corrections. Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.
"Index." Uncut page proofs, corrected 1935 1 Folder(s) Corrections by Violette de Mazia and Laura V. Geiger.