Horatio W. Shaw papers, 1880-1975

Shaw, Horatio W., b. 1847 d. 1918
Painter, Draftsman (artist)
Active in Mich.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (41 items on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Thirty letters written by Shaw while studying with Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to his wife Susan; some from Kid Stephens, R. Swain Gifford, C. Few Seiss, Thomas Anshutz, and [James E.?] Kelly; two articles about Shaw by his nephew Wilfred B. Shaw; exhibition catalogs, including one from a retrospective show of Shaw's works in 1940; correspondence of Perry T. Rathbone relating to Shaw, including some biographical information.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and draftsman; Michigan.

Donated, 1960 and 1974, Detroit Institute of Art and University of Michigan.

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