Artists' Correspondence Collection
Scope and Content Note
A collection of approximately 25 letters from various artists received by the Frick Art Reference Library as gifts. The letters were received from different donors over the course of 70 years, and were gathered into a single collection of artists' letters. The artists are mainly nineteenth and early twentieth century. Subjects discussed in the letters are both personal and professional, including some references to the artists' works. The content of the letter is noted when possible; some letters are in French or Italian. The collection also contains a bookplate, short autobiography, and remembrance.
- 1596 - 1925
- Majority of material found within 1851 - 1917
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0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Correspondence received through various gifts to the library; each letter notes the provenance.
Arranged and described by Shannon Yule, 2010.
- Finding Aid for the Artists' Correspondence Collection, 1596-1925
- Shannon Yule
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