Herman Cherry letters from David Smith, 1950-1964

Cherry, Herman, b. 1909 d. 1992
Painter, Muralist, Poet
Active in New York, N.Y.

Smith, David, b. 1906 d. 1965
Painter, Muralist, Sculptor, Printmaker, Engraver
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 180 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Ca. 180 letters and postcards from David Smith, mostly written from Terminal Iron Works, Bolton Landing, New York. Smith discusses his work, family, artist-friends, and other matters.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, lithographer, craftsman, writer, teacher; New York, N.Y. b. 1909.

Lent for microfilming 1976 by Herman Cherry.

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