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Christiane and Michael Pflug fonds

  • LA.SC060
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2006

Fonds consists of records relating to the life and work of Christiane Pflug. Textual materials include the artist’s correspondence (including translations from German to English provided by Michael Pflug), records of exhibitions, and a manuscript relating to her childhood. Visual materials include extensive photographic documentation of the artist and her family and a postcard collection used for inspirational purposes. Also included are items depicted in her paintings. The fonds also contains records documenting Michael Pflug’s activities and his life and relationship with Christiane Pflug. It includes his correspondence, manuscripts of an unpublished autobiography, and records related to the management of Christiane Pflug’s art.

Pflug, Christiane

Photographs of Canadian art collection

  • LA.SC039
  • Collection
  • [189-?]–1985

Collection consists of a single series of copy prints (of paintings, drawings and prints), and photos of sculptures and other works of art and architecture, chiefly by 19th- and 20th-century Canadian artists and architects, arranged in alphabetical order by surname, with photos of works by unknown artists at the end of the series. The collection comprises 646 artists and architects, and includes some reproductions of works of art, chiefly clippings. Many of the works of art reproduced in the photographs are in the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Art Gallery of Ontario. Edward P. Taylor Library and Archives

David Blackwood fonds

  • LA.SC152
  • Fonds
  • 1900-2017

Fonds consists of documentation of David Blackwood’s career as a visual artist in Canada. Accumulated content includes exhibition catalogues and related documents, biographical information on David Blackwood, publicity materials, photographs and slides, preparatory drawings and sketchbooks, certificates and other awards on paper, video recordings of special events, ephemera, written correspondence with artists and art galleries, and Blackwood’s research materials from various projects.

Blackwood, David

David Silcox-David Milne collection

  • LA.SC078
  • Collection
  • 1953-1998, predominant 1980-1998

Collection consists of David Milne Project administrative records created chiefly in the 1980s and 1990s in the Project office at Massey College in the University of Toronto for the purpose of producing a catalogue raisonné of the paintings of Canadian artist David Brown Milne (1882-1953). Collection also includes photocopied materials assembled for researching the artist’s life and works for a biography of Milne (1996) by David Silcox and the catalogue raisonné (1998) by his son David Milne Jr and David Silcox. The activity of the Milne Project ceased after the publication of the catalogue raisonné in 1998.
Milne Project administrative records (series 1 and series 21-40) document the steps taken in developing the catalogue raisonné. They begin in the late 1970s and include research forms created to organize and record data on Milne’s paintings for the two-volume work, files of correspondence, fundraising, financial, editorial/production, book launch, and marketing/publicity materials, some on computer disks; and records of Milne researcher Blodwen Davies.
Research material (series 2 to series 20) consists of photocopies made chiefly in the 1980s of primary sources such as David Brown Milne’s correspondence, essays, diary, autobiography and similar records from Library and Archives Canada, Milne Family records and other sources, and includes photocopied lists of paintings, records of the Picture Loan Society in Toronto and other art dealers and institutions relating to the sale and exhibition of Milne paintings; photocopied clippings from newspapers and magazines; and transcripts of recollections and interviews provided by David Brown Milne’s relatives and contemporaries.

Milne, David

Joan Murray-Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné collection

  • LA.SC159
  • Collection
  • [c.1973]-2016

Collection consists of research and administrative files created and maintained by Joan Murray during the development of the Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné, and further files documenting the editing and online publication of the catalogue by Emma Conner.

Murray, Joan

Gertrude Spurr Cutts conservation notebook

  • LA.SC128
  • Discrete item
  • [192-]

Item contains handwritten instructions on how to restore paintings, with recipes for cleaning compounds and canvas preparations, along with brief records of work done by Gertrude Spurr Cutts, perhaps in Port Perry, Ont. in the 1920s and 1930s for several named clients. Records in the notebook include the titles and dimensions of the paintings restored, with amounts charged. The 1845 edition of Henry Mogford’s Hand-book for the preservation of pictures (London: Winsor and Newton) is cited as a source of guidance on paintings restoration.

Cutts, Gertrude Spurr

Illustrated maps collection

  • LA.SC161
  • Collection
  • [19--]

Collection consists of commercially printed maps designed by illustrators Stanley F. Turner, Jerrine Wells Kinton and Ernest Dudley Chase.

Edward P. Taylor Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario

Nellie Curnoe-Greg Curnoe collection

  • LA.SC074
  • Collection
  • 1936-1999

Collection consists of documentation of Greg Curnoe’s life and career as an artist, collected by Nellie Curnoe throughout her son’s life and after his death. The fonds includes Greg Curnoe’s childhood drawings, notes, annotated books and school records; documentation of his artistic activities, including press clippings and exhibition invitations; postcards from Greg Curnoe and his family to his parents; and sympathy cards to Nellie and Gordon Curnoe following Greg Curnoe’s death. Collection is comprised of the following series: 1. Juvenilia 2. Memorabilia 3. Elementary school records 4. Childhood books 5. Artefacts 6. Exhibition documentation 7. Postcards from Greg Curnoe 8. Press clippings 9. Sympathy cards

Curnoe, Nellie, 1909-1999

Robert Markle fonds

  • LA.SC076
  • Fonds
  • [195-]-2003

Fonds consists of the personal and professional records of Robert Markle, including his correspondence; drafts and published versions of his writings and illustrations; files on various projects, exhibitions, and teaching activities; photographs (both fine art and documentary); and preparatory art works in several media. Fonds is comprised of the following series: 1. Correspondence files 2. Writing files 3. Projects, proposals and other business files 4. Source material 5. Exhibition files 6. Arts’ Sake files 7. Income tax records 8. Published writings and illustrations 9. Publicity material and press clippings 10. Exhibition catalogues 11. Other published material 12. Sketchbooks 13. Works on paper 14. Printing plates 15. Posters and reproductions 16. Three-dimensional works 17. Costume and textile items 18. Audio-visual material 19. Photographs 20. Works by other artists 21. Marlene Markle 22. Personal items 23. Memorial

Markle, Robert, 1936-1990

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