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Jansson, Arthur August, 1890-1960


Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

[Lemurs] / LL "Arthur A. Jansson"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 170
Scope and Contents

Two lemurs in branches of trees. Probably painted to accompany article on Madagascar in 1930 Natural History, No. 6 but not used. Frame: Painted wood.

Dates: circa 1930

[Rock study for the Klipspringer Group] [art original] / A.A. Jansson

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 872
Scope and Contents

Painting Jansson made during the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition to British East Africa, 1926-1927. Detail of the Lukenia Hills, forty miles east of Nairobi, with weathered granite rocks and shrubs (possibly Boswellia pyrifera). Facsimiles of the rocks were made for the Kiplinger diorama in the American Museum of Natural History's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. Signed at lower left. On back of canvas: "P.20" (and "P 356" crossed out).

Dates: 1927

Sail Fish / LR "Arthur A. Jansson"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 71
Scope and Contents

Color sketch from the Sail Fish group in the American Museum. Illustration to accompany article by Gregory, William King "A Tour of the New Hall Fishes". Seascape, coastline in distance, clouds, boats, sailfish leaping out of water. Inscription: In pencil "Journal cover design 1928 - A.A. Jansson" cover for journal - cover design - sail fish." Frame: 35 1/2 x 35 1/2.

Dates: 1928

The Eastern Woodlands Indians / LR "Arthur A Jansson 1929"

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 903
Scope and Contents

Painting of Algonkin village with bark hut, canoes, grinding corn, preparing skins, and other chores. Frame: Gold painted shadow box frame, 39 3/4 x 50 3/4.

Dates: 1929