Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 22 x 17 cm.
Sender: Thomas Le Clair
Recipient: Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886)
Description: Le Clair writes to recommend a female artists' model to be hired by the Academy.
Though the letter is signed "Thos. Le Clair," the sender may be Thomas Le Clear (1818-1882), a painter and member of the Academy who lived in Buffalo from 1844 to 1860.
Forms part of: Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation: Thomas Le Clair, Buffalo, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1849 Aug. 30. Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 6928
- Artists' models
- Le Clear, Thomas
- National Academy of Design (U.S.)