Doris Royce letters from Charles Sheeler, 1949-1957

Royce, Doris

Collection size: 6 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Reel 3471: 4 letters in which Sheeler discusses his wife Muysa's health; requests that Royce represent him at a John Marin opening; declines an invitation because he is on "the last lap of a painting which must be delivered to the Gallery..."; and tells of his plans to go to the Worcester Art Museum for the closing of an exhibit.

Reel D22: 2 letters in which Sheeler thanks Royce for visiting and reviewing two of his exhibits.

Biographical/Historical Note: Relationship between Royce and the New York painter Charles Sheeler is unclear.

Donated 1961 by Doris Royce.

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