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Autographs and Sketches from Artist Friends to Samuel P. Avery

Author:
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (American, New York 1822–1904 New York)
Date:
1874–80
Medium:
Letter-book (manuscript)
Dimensions:
1 vol.; H: 11 3/8 in. (29 cm)
Credit Line:
Presented by Amy Ogden Welcher and Emma Avery Welcher
Accession Number:
272.4 Au8
Not on view
This collection includes illustrated autograph letters, calling cards, receipts, and so forth from prominent nineteenth-century painters, printmakers, and art historians, such as Adolph-William Bouguereau, Jules Breton, George Cruikshank, Jean-Jacques Henner, William Holman Hunt, and J. M. Millais. The book is bound by Stikeman, in full blue goatskin, with gold-tooled lines on covers and spine.


Illustrated: illustrated letter with messages from artists Jean-Léon Gérome, J. M. Millais, and William Hollman Hunt

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