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Elaine De Kooning

Elaine De Kooning letter to Thomas Hess

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Alberto Vargas diary

Pin-up illustrator Alberto Vargas's works circulated in Esquire magazine, then inspired World War II aircraft nose art. Transcribe his diary (1940-1944) to help us learn about his working relationship with Esquire magazine and its collapse.

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Andy Warhol letter to Russell Lynes

Andy Warhol letter to Russell Lynes

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Arthur Dove

Arthur Dove (1880-1946) Draft of a letter to Alfred Stieglitz, May 1933 Arthur and Helen Torr Dove papers, 1905-1975 In 1933, painter Arthur Dove drafted these letters to collector and museum founder Duncan Phillips. Dove drafted this response to Phillip’s proposal to cut the painting, The Bessie of New York, in half. Dove strongly disagreed with the idea but did not want to offend an important patron. Today the painting is still fully intact and in the collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art.

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Arthur Dove (1880-1946) Draft of a letter to Alfred Stieglitz, May 1933 Arthur and Helen Torr Dove papers, 1905-1975 In 1933, painter Arthur Dove drafted these letters to collector and museum founder Duncan Phillips. Dove drafted this response to Phillip’s proposal to cut the painting, The Bessie of New York, in half. Dove strongly disagreed with the idea but did not want to offend an important patron. Today the painting is still fully intact and in the collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art.

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Benjamin West, New Orleans, La. letter to John Trumbull, New York, N.Y.

In this letter, Benjamin West, Jr. writes to his father's student and artist John Trumbull. Transcribe its contents to learn more about the ways the works of the senior West continued to be viewed after his death.

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Blanche Lazzell diary

BLANCHE LAZZELL (1878–1956) PRINTMAKER

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Britton Diary, 1918 June-Sept

Help us make James Britton’s handwritten diaries more accessible to readers and researchers. James Britton (1878–1936) was a portrait painter, art critic, and editor. His papers include 49 diaries dating from 1918-1935, plus notebooks of diary excerpts, that chronicle Britton's daily activities and include lists, illustrations, and drafts of correspondence.

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Britton Diary, 1918 Sept-Dec

Help us make James Britton's handwritten diaries more accessible to readers and researchers. James Britton (1878-1936) was a portrait painter, art critic, and editor. His papers include 49 diaries dating from 1918-1935, plus notebooks of diary excerpts, that chronicle Britton's daily activities and include lists, illustrations, and drafts of correspondence.

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Britton Diary, 1919 Apr-June

Help us make James Britton's handwritten diaries more accessible to readers and researchers. James Britton (1878-1936) was a portrait painter, art critic, and editor. His papers include 49 diaries dating from 1918-1935, plus notebooks of diary excerpts, that chronicle Britton's daily activities and include lists, illustrations, and drafts of correspondence.

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