Earl Horter papers, 1912-1985

Horter, Earl, b. 1881 d. 1940
Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in Calif.; Pa.,

Collection size: 2 partial microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Letters to Horter regarding American Indian artifacts for his collection and to Mrs. Horter from the Pierre Matisse Gallery regarding the sale of paintings from the Horter collection; a note from Arthur B. Carles to Mrs. Horter regarding the Horter memorial exhibition; photographs of Horter, an exhibition, several views of unidentified men, and a shot of Carles with Carroll Tyson; writings on art history; printed matter, 1912-1985; 2 art works; and miscellany including biographical information, manuscripts sheets cataloging Horter's Indian collection, a receipt for paintings, and a tribute by Robert Sturgis Ingersoll.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, collector; Philadelphia, Pa.

Lent for microfilming in 1991 by the Philadelphia Museum of Art as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the Philadelphia Museum of Art by the Horter's widow.

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