Jared B. Flagg letter to Mrs. [Oliver Templeton] Johnson regarding Washington Allston sketch, 1892 Jan. 30

Flagg, Jared B. (Jared Bradley), b. 1820 d. 1899
Active in Conn.

Collection size: 1 item (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Mr. Flagg offers to clean a sketch by Washington Allston which Mrs. Johnson owns, and asks to purchase it as well.

Biographical/Historical Note: Jared Bradley Flagg, an Episcopalian priest, painter, writer and founder of the Yale Art Library, was the nephew of painter Washington Allston, and wrote the Life and Letters of Washington Allston. Johnson (b. Laura Winthrop) wrote prose and poetry, including Poems of Twenty Years (1874), 800 Miles in an Ambulance (1899), and The Life and Poems of Theodore Winthrop (1884). Her father, Francis Bayard Winthrop, Jr. of New Haven, Conn., collected works of art, including those of Allston.

Donated 1961 by Winslow Ames, grandson of Mrs. Oliver T. Johnson.

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