Henry Drinker research material on Cecilia Beaux, [ca. 1880-1920]

Drinker, Henry Sandwith, b. 1880 d. 1965
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 0.3 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Papers collected by Drinker for a catalog raisonne of his aunt, painter Cecilia Beaux. Included is a letter from Beaux regarding a painting; a transcript of a lecture Beaux gave on portraiture; and photographs of Beaux paintings and drawings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Drinker wrote THE PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS OF CECILIA BEAUX, (Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1955).

Microfilmed in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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