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Oakley, Thornton, 1881-1953


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Cecilia Beaux letter to Thornton Oakley

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0010

An undated autograph letter written and signed by American society portraitist, Cecilia Beaux, to fellow artist and illustrator, Thornton Oakley.

Dates: [no year] May 16

Thornton and Amy Oakley collection

Identifier: MSS 0509
Abstract This collection houses pen and ink drawings on boards, water colors, manuscripts, a promotional display board, scholarly journals, disbound leaves, printer's proofs, and booklets related to Thornton Oakley (1881-1953) and Amy Oakley (. Oakley illustrated numerous books and magazines, includingHarper's,Century Magazine,Collier's Weekly, and...
Dates: 1927-1949

Thornton Oakley diaries

Identifier: MSS 0278
Abstract The illustrator Thornton Oakley was a student of Howard Pyle, founder of the Brandywine School. The Thonton Oakley diary collection consists of thirty-five miniature diaries and one small notebook. The diaries span 1908, and 1930 through 1953. The single notebook is from a 1919 trip to France and appears to contain ideas for paintings or illustrations, perhaps for a travel book. As much datebooks as diaries, the little books contain brief notes of dinner engagements, many with notable...
Dates: 1908-1953

Frank E. Schoonover - Thornton Oakley correspondence related to Howard Pyle

Identifier: MSS 0192
Abstract American artist Howard Pyle (1853-1911), who founded the Brandywine School of Art, was one of the pre-eminent illustrators of his time. He also maintained a successful painting and teaching career. Thornton Oakley (1881-1953) was an illustrator who studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and illustration with Howard Pyle. In 1914, Oakley was hired to head the Department of Illustration at the Philadelphia Museum's School of Industrial Art, now the Philadelphia College of Art,...
Dates: 1912-1953

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