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Homer D. Martin letter to Issac Chapman and related clipping, 1861-1974

Martin, Homer Dodge, b. 1836 d. 1897
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Photostat of letter, February 1, 1861, New York, to Isaac Chapman from Martin concerning Martin's painting "The Waterfall" (also called "Autumn in the Adirondacks"). Also included is a clipping of a Berry-Hill Galleries ad in ANTIQUES magazine, 1974 illustrating the painting.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, New York. Member of the Hudson River School landscape painters. Chapman bought Martin's painting "The Waterfall" in 1861. It stayed in his family until acquired by Berry-Hill Galleries in 1974.

Donated by Frederick D. Hill of Berry-Hill Galleries, New York (N.Y.).

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