Herbert P. Barnett papers, 1930-1974

Barnett, Herbert, b. 1910 d. 1972
Portrait painter
Active in Mass.; Ohio

Collection size: ca. 275 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: 87 sketches by Herbert Barnett, 1930-1970; studies for paintings; manuscripts on the technique of oil paints; biographical statements; photos of Barnett; exhibition catalogues; news clippings; and Peter Barnett's biographical material on his father.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, teacher, and lecturer; born in Providence, R.I.; studied at school of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and R.I.S.D.

The donor is the artist's son.

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  • Publication of an unpublished manuscript of the technique of oil painting requires the written permission of Peter Barnett, 140 Riverside Drive, New York, N.Y. 10024
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