Inventory of the Mme. E. de Basily-Callimaki papers

Finding aid prepared by Judy Koong Dennis and Lyalya Kharitonova.
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Title: Mme. E. de Basily-Callimaki papers
Date (inclusive): 1867-1913.
Collection Number: 65012
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: French
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (2.0 linear feet)
Abstract: The collection contains materials relating to French and Western European art history, and to Jean Baptiste Isabey, the French miniaturist, in correspondence, writings, notes, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia. Includes a draft of the biography of Isabey by E. de Basily-Callimaki.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
creator: Basily-Callimaki, E. de, Mme.

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mme. E. de Basily-Callimaki papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1965.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Russian art critic and author.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to French and Western European art history, and to Jean Baptiste Isabey, the French miniaturist. Includes a draft of the biography of Isabey by E. de Basily-Callimaki.

Related Collection(s)

Nikolaĭ Aleksandrovich Bazili papers, Hoover Institution Archives Lascelle Meserve de Basily papers, Hoover Institution Archives

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Isabey, Jean Baptiste, 1767-1855.
Art.

Box/Folder: 1 : 1-2

Handwritten notebooks with lists of art objects, and an introduction to an art history essay concerning Jean Baptiste Isabey (4 notebooks), 1908-1910

Box/Folder: 1 : 3-4

Correspondence and receipts from European booksellers (in France, Russia, and Austro-Hungarian Empire), 1909-1912.

Scope and Contents note

Includes Catalogue de la Bibliothéque N.G. Egoroff et des acquisitions récentes, Moscow, 1910
Box/Folder: 1 : 5-8

Research and reference materials for the book; correspondence, documents on miniatures, catalogues, notes, and clippings, 1800-1913

Box/Folder: 1 : 9-11

Chapter drafts of the Isabey monograph, circa 1900

Box/Folder: 2 : 1-12

Chapter drafts of the Isabey monograph, circa 1900 (Contd.)

Box/Folder: 3 : 1-2

Chapter drafts of the Isabey monograph, circa 1900 (Contd.)

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Hotel Drouot auction catalogues of Mme. de Basily's estate, Paris, November 1913, including fine art objects such as paintings by Delacroix and Isabey, tapestries, Oriental rugs, 18th century furniture, faiences and porcelains, and sculptures (one by A. Rodin)

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Beaux Arts, Gazette, Paris, featuring write-up of Mme. de Basily's monograph on Isabey, 1910

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Photo lithograph "Old Landing Place, Lake Como," 1919

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

Photo lithographs by Familia Regală la Sinaia, Atelier A. Thalsky, circa 1900

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

Collection of brass sealing stamps, medallion of Victor Hugo, and pendant, circa 1900

Box: 4

Unbound published copy of Mme. de Basily's monograph of Jean Baptiste Isabey, 1909

Box: 5

Bound published copy of Mme. de Basily's monograph of Jean Baptiste Isabey, 1909