Alfred Montgomery papers, [ca. 1900-1957]

Montgomery, Alfred E. A., b. 1857 d. 1922
Painter
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 15 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Undated letter to "Dear Sir" from Montgomery describing his "Gospel of Art"; a printed page of information on Montgomery; 3 photographs, undated, of Montgomery at his easel; an exhibition announcement, undated; his book, ART AND ETHICS - THINGS ARTISTIC IN CONFESSION OF FAITH-A MOSAIC, 1909; a reproduction of a drawing; and 8 clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Los Angeles, California. Born Lawndale, Ill. Painted farm life.

Donated to National Collection of Fine Arts in January 1973 by Gloria M. Sturges, Montgomery's daughter, and transferred to Archives of American Art on June 6, 1976.

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