Collection Summary

Title:Arthur Edwin Bye Papers

Date:1903-1907, 1920-1965, n.d.

Creator(s):Bye, Arthur Edwin, b. 1885

Extent:4 linear feet


Repository:Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Abstract:During his 80+ years of life, Arthur Edwin Bye (1885-1969) worked as an artist, art dealer, art restorer, curator and scholar. Based on the content of his four unidentified scrapbooks as well as the two short writings, this collection reflects a few of Bye's multiple interests and practices in the fine and decorative arts, including graphic design and printmaking.