Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel Bringing Matisse to America by Susan Fillion

Cover of: Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel | Susan Fillion

Published by David R. Godine in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Women art collectors

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 77-78).

Book details

StatementSUSAN FILLION
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5220.C75 F55 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination83 pages :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25075127M
ISBN 109781567924343
LC Control Number2010048937

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Praise for Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel: "More than just the fascinating story of two sisters from Baltimore who amassed a remarkable collection of artwork by Matisse and his contemporaries, this is also the story of Matisse, Picasso, and Gertrude and Leo Stein, all of whom figure prominently/5.

The collection which numbers some pieces was amassed by two Baltimore sisters Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone. Their collection's main focus is early modern French art, especially the works in all mediums by Henri Matisse(with works its the largest in the world) and Pablo Picasso.

However, they also purchased some American modernist /5(3). Charming book, Ms Fillion's colorful illustrations enhance the story and blend so well with the Matisse paintings that you have to look twice to see who painted what. I wasn't familiar with the Cohn sister's and this is a great introduction for a young adult or regular adult.

It /5(6). Get this from a library. The collectors: Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone. [Barbara Pollack; Gertrude Stein] -- The Cone sisters, sisters of Moses Cone, a wealthy cotton mills owner in North Carolina, began visiting Pablo Picasso in From that visit, the two ladies began a collection of modern art.

Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel: Bringing Matisse to America is an amazing story of two daring Jewish women who traveled to Europe and abroad from Baltimore and eventually collected some of the most seminal pieces of early modern art by such famous artists as Matisse, Picasso, and other famous artists of the turn of the century.

Many reproductions. Miss Etta and Dr Claribel Book Summary: Recounts the lives of the Cone sisters, their travels, and their collection of Modern art from such artists as Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. 📒The Conversion Of Claribel Appell Myrhaa Or The Sketch Of A Life.

Claribel Cone was a doctor; Etta Cone managed her parents' household. Both traveled extensively in Europe and, around the turn of the 20th century, fell in with Leo and Gertrude Stein. Informed by Leo's adventuresome sense of aesthetics as well as their own daring tastes, they embraced the works of the young Matisse in and enthusiastically Author: Susan Fillion.

Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel: Bringing Matisse to America Susan Fillion. Godine, $ (92p) ISBN As Claribel Cone put it, "I took beauty where I found it." Buy this book. The story of Etta and Dr. Claribel (who pursued the medical career that Gertrude Stein abandoned) is beautifully told in Susan Fillion’s Miss Etta and Dr.

Claribel book book, Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel: Bringing Matisse to America, published by David R. Godine. Generously illustrated by reproductions of paintings in the Cone Collection and by Fillion’s own inspired. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Richardson, Brenda.

Dr Claribel & Miss Etta. [Baltimore, Md.]: [Baltimore Museum of Art], © (OCoLC) Book, Print in English Dr Claribel & Miss Etta: the Cone collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art Brenda Richardson with the assistance of William C.

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Both traveled extensively in Europe and, around the turn of the 20th century, fell in with Leo and Gertrude Stein.

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Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel. Story and illustrations by Susan Fillion. Courtesy of David Godine, publisher. The Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone Papers measure linear feet and date from to They document the lives and collections of the prominent Baltimore art collectors, Etta and Claribel Cone, through their correspondence, personal papers, materials relating to their art collection, photographs, subject files and a significant group.

The Cone sisters of Baltimore had a passion — and a talent — for art collection. In the early 20th century, they patronized and befriended great contemporary artists such.

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Over a period of fifty years, sisters Claribel and Etta Cone amassed one of the most acclaimed collections of late-nineteenth and twentieth-century art in America. Claribel and Miss Etta were two halves of an idiosyncratic team&#;Claribel bold and assertive and Etta reflective and Pages: Pizza in Pienza Susan Fillion.

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Portrait of Dr. Claribel Cone, Etching on paper. x inches. Weatherspoon Art Museum, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Bequest of Etta and Claribel Cone, By Ben Silbert (). This still-life recalls Matisse’s earliest paintings but enlivened by his distinct coloration and bold style.

The large patches of color and thick black outlines contradict ‘the traditional concepts of foreground and background,’ giving the painting a flat appearance. Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel: Bringing Matisse to America by Susan Fillion David R.

Godine 83 pages Etta and Claribel Cone, two wealthy, unmarried sisters in Baltimore's German Jewish community at the turn of the twentieth century, broke new ground when they bought up experimental art by Matisse, Picasso, and other modern painters before the artists were widely recognized.

Title: Ballet Dancer Standing; Creator: Edgar Degas; Date: c. ; Type: Drawing; Medium: Conté crayon and stumping heightened with white chalk and pastel on blue-gray paper; Dimensions: Sheet: x mm. (11 15/16 x 9 3/8 in.) Credit Line: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr.

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And now, 35 years later, the Baltimore Museum has produced a page book called ''Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta,'' which costs $ in paperback and has many color plates. Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel was written by Susan Fillion.

She is an artist and museum educator from the Baltimore Museum of Art. Over the years she has introduced audiences of all ages to the Cone Collection and taught drawing from the Matisse collection.

Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta were two halves of an idiosyncratic team--Claribel bold and assertive and Etta reflective and sensitive--who used the fortunes of their German Jewish immigrant family to seek out works that inspired and pleased them, regardless of public opinion and with only self-taught expertise.

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This summer the legacy of the Cone sisters is being highlighted in a new book and exhibit. Susan Fillion, who teaches drawing at the Baltimore Museum of Art, has written and illustrated “Miss Etta and Dr.

Claribel: Bringing Matisse to America’’ (Godine). Growing up in Baltimore, Fillion learned of the globetrotting sisters who bonded with fellow Baltimore residents Gertrude Stein and her.

For Sale on 1stdibs - Dr Claribel and Miss Etta (Cone Sisters) British Pop Artist Kitaj, Charcoal, Pastel by Ronald Brooks Kitaj. Offered by Lions : Ronald Brooks Kitaj. The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA © Succession H.

Matisse / Artists Rights Society Author: Amy Carlson Gustafson. Hear family tales about the Cone sisters and their friends straight from their great-great-niece, an art historian who used their personal letters in her book, The Cone Sisters of Baltimore: Collecting at Full Tilt.

Claribel and Etta Cone were among the earliest collectors of works by Picasso and Matisse, with whom they became close friends. As chronicled in a biography titled "Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta," by former BMA deputy director Brenda Richardson, their lives were rich and peopled by free thinkers such as Gertrude Stein.

The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone. Baltimore: Bancroft Press, Hirschland, Ellen B. “The Cone Sisters and the Stein Family.” Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and her Family.

New York: The Museum of Modern Art, Pollack, Barbara. The Collectors: Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone. The internationally renowned Cone Collection is the crown jewel of the BMA. In the early 20th century, Baltimore sisters Claribel and Etta Cone visited the Paris studios of Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso and began amassing an exceptional collection of approximately 3, objects, which were displayed in their Baltimore apartments prior to coming to the Museum.

Etta and my father, Aunt Claribel was always "Sister Claribel," but she could address them simply as Etta and Julius. Baltimore knew the sisters as Dr. Cone - for Aunt Claribel had attended medical school and for a time had engaged in re-search - and Miss Cone, or "Miss Etta." (Aunt Carrie, the oldest.

Henri Matisse (French, ) Striped Robe, Fruit, and Anemones Oil on canvas 21 ⅝ x 25 ⅝ in. The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr.

Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland (). Appearing in the Touring Theatre of North Carolina production of "Dr. Claribel, Miss Etta and the Brothers Cone," are, from left, Laurine Concutelli Varner as Etta and Deborah Kintzing as.

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