Posted by: mkl325 | August 20, 2013

William Spratling’s Communities in New Orleans and Taxco

I have just finished my dissertation for my M.Litt and thought I would share the images I used. Unfortunately I cannot put the context of the paper online as it might interfere with their plagiarism check but the images are the best part anyways.

Tina Modotti,  Portrait of William Spratling,  1929 Photograph Tulane University Special Collections,  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Tina Modotti,
Portrait of William Spratling,
1929
Photograph
Tulane University Special Collections,
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Canal Street, New Orleans, LA,  1909  Postcard Private Collection

Canal Street, New Orleans, LA,
1909
Postcard
Private Collection

French Quarter Courtyard,  1910  Postcard  Private Collection

French Quarter Courtyard,
1910
Postcard
Private Collection

William Spratling Map of Mexico, featuring Taxco  1929  Ink and Paper - Published in Little Mexico

William Spratling
Map of Mexico, featuring Taxco
1929
Ink and Paper – Published in Little Mexico

William Spratling Portrait of Don Borda 1929  Ink and Paper - Published in Little Mexico

William Spratling
Portrait of Don Borda
1929
Ink and Paper – Published in Little Mexico

Sandy Baum  Santa Prisca Cathedral  2011  Photograph Private Collection

Sandy Baum
Santa Prisca Cathedral
2011
Photograph
Private Collection

The Old French Opera House  1912  Postcard  Private Collection

The Old French Opera House
1912
Postcard
Private Collection

John Tibule Mendes  French Opera House after the fire  1919  Gelatin dry plate negative  The Historic New Orleans Collection,  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

John Tibule Mendes
French Opera House after the fire
1919
Gelatin dry plate negative
The Historic New Orleans Collection,
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Diego Rivera  The History of Cuernavaca and Morelos 1929-1930  Fresco  Palace of Cortés, Cuernavaca, Mexico

Diego Rivera
The History of Cuernavaca and Morelos
1929-1930
Fresco
Palace of Cortés, Cuernavaca, Mexico

Diego Rivera  The History of Cuernavaca and Morelos 1929-1930  Fresco  Palace of Cortés, Cuernavaca, Mexico

Diego Rivera
The History of Cuernavaca and Morelos
1929-1930
Fresco
Palace of Cortés, Cuernavaca, Mexico

Edwin Lewis Stephens  Professor Ellsworth Woodward, Director Newcomb School of Art, painting the live oaks at Paradise Woods, near Breaux Bridge. August 1925  1925  Photograph  University of Louisiana at Lafayette Library Lafayette, LA, USA

Edwin Lewis Stephens
Professor Ellsworth Woodward, Director Newcomb School of Art, painting the live oaks at Paradise Woods, near Breaux Bridge. August 1925
1925
Photograph
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Library
Lafayette, LA, USA

Lyle Saxon at Melrose Plantation  1925  Photograph  State Library of Louisiana  Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Lyle Saxon at Melrose Plantation
1925
Photograph
State Library of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

William Spratling  Cane River Portraits 1928  Pencil on Paper Spratling, William. “Cane River Portraits,” Scribner’s Magazine (April, 1928)

William Spratling
Cane River Portraits
1928
Pencil on Paper
Spratling, William. “Cane River Portraits,” Scribner’s Magazine (April, 1928)

William Spratling  Cane River Portraits 1928  Pencil on Paper Spratling, William. “Cane River Portraits,” Scribner’s Magazine (April, 1928)

William Spratling
Cane River Portraits
1928
Pencil on Paper
Spratling, William. “Cane River Portraits,” Scribner’s Magazine (April, 1928)

William Spratling  Frans Blom  1926 Ink and Paper Published in Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles

William Spratling
Frans Blom
1926
Ink and Paper
Published in Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles

William Spratling  Genevieve Pitot 1926 Ink and Paper Published in Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles

William Spratling
Genevieve Pitot
1926
Ink and Paper
Published in Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles

William Spratling  The Locale, which includes Mrs. Flo Field 1926 Ink and Paper Published in Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles

William Spratling
The Locale, which includes Mrs. Flo Field
1926
Ink and Paper
Published in Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles

Louis Fisher Anderson The Painted Wall (Design for the Proteus pageant: “The Romance of the Rose”) 1922  Watercolor on Paper  Tulane University Special Collections  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Louis Fisher Anderson
The Painted Wall (Design for the Proteus pageant: “The Romance of the Rose”)
1922
Watercolor on Paper
Tulane University Special Collections
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Caroline Wogan Durieux La Classe de Dessin  1934  Lithograph on paper 25.4x20cm Louisiana State University Museum of Art,  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Caroline Wogan Durieux
La Classe de Dessin
1934
Lithograph on paper
25.4x20cm
Louisiana State University Museum of Art,
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

William Spratling  St. Louis Cathedral  1923 Pencil on Paper From Picturesque New Orleans

William Spratling
St. Louis Cathedral
1923
Pencil on Paper
From Picturesque New Orleans

William Spratling  Orleans Avenue  1923 Pencil on Paper From Picturesque New Orleans

William Spratling
Orleans Avenue
1923
Pencil on Paper
From Picturesque New Orleans

Apprentice System at El Taller de Plateria 1934 Private Collection

Apprentice System at El Taller de Plateria
1934
Private Collection

Juan Guzmán, Héctor Aguilar, Antonio Pineda, William Spratling, and Antonio Castillo c. 1955 Photograph Private Collection

Juan Guzmán, Héctor Aguilar, Antonio Pineda, William Spratling, and Antonio Castillo
c. 1955
Photograph
Private Collection

William Spratling Nahui Ollin Cuff 1947 Silver Private Collection

William Spratling
Nahui Ollin Cuff
1947
Silver
Private Collection

Aztec Calendar Stone  Discovered 1790 Basalt Stone 3.7 x 1.2 m Mexican National Museum of Anthropology,  Mexico City, Mexico.

Aztec Calendar Stone
Discovered 1790
Basalt Stone
3.7 x 1.2 m
Mexican National Museum of Anthropology,
Mexico City, Mexico.

Aztec calendar detail

Aztec calendar detail

William Spratling Jaguar Brooch 1944 Silver and Amethyst Private Collection

William Spratling
Jaguar Brooch
1944
Silver and Amethyst Private Collection

Teotihuacán  Tripod Vase  250-600 A.D.  Earthenware with polychrome stucco 21.3 x 28.8 cm The Walters Art Museum,  Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Teotihuacán
Tripod Vase
250-600 A.D.
Earthenware with polychrome stucco
21.3 x 28.8 cm
The Walters Art Museum,
Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

William Spratling Facing Monkey Brooches  1930/1965 Silver and Tortoiseshell Private Collection

William Spratling
Facing Monkey Brooches
1930/1965
Silver and Tortoiseshell
Private Collection

Aztec Monkey Stamp 14th-early 16th century  Ceramic 5.08 x 6.35 cm The Metropolitan Museum of Art  New York City, New York, USA

Aztec
Monkey Stamp
14th-early 16th century
Ceramic
5.08 x 6.35 cm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, New York, USA

Tiffany and Co., NY Necklace 1930-1935 Platinum and diamonds 9x14 cm Private Collection

Tiffany and Co., NY
Necklace
1930-1935
Platinum and diamonds
9×14 cm
Private Collection

Caroline Wogan Durieux William Spratling in his studio 1934 Lithograph on paper The Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

Caroline Wogan Durieux
William Spratling in his studio
1934
Lithograph on paper
The Birmingham Museum of Art,
Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

William Spratling Hallmark, 1940 – 1944

William Spratling
Hallmark, 1940 – 1944


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