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Forrest Bess letters to Mr. and Mrs L. E. Cooke, [ca. 1963-1964]

Bess, Forrest, b. 1911 d. 1977
Active in Tx.

Collection size: 14 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Two letters (1963-1964) from Forrest Bess to Mr. and Mrs. L.E. Cooke, concerning a Bess painting they posessed, Carl Jung, and the reactions of the unconscious to Bess' works, accompanied by slides of two paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Bess was a painter in Bay City, Texas.; the Cooke's, art collectors.

Donated 1986 by Patricia (Mrs. L.E.) Cooke as part of AAA's Texas Project.

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  • Microfilm reel 3752 available at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas 77005 or through interlibrary loan from the Archives of American Art.
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