Letters to Percy North, 1951-1992, (bulk 1977-1979)

North, Percy, b. 1945
Art historian
Active in Washington, D.C.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: 53 Letters to Percy North from friends, family and associates and colleagues. Eleven letters from James Daugherty, April-Dec. 1971, and April 1973, concerning a proposed article by North about his pastels and color theories, the sale of a pastel to North, and his exhibitions; letters from Jack Levine, Kate Steinitz, Abraham Rattner, Edward Laning, and Hunter Ingalls responding to North's request for information about Max Weber; a letter from Norman Rockwell responding to a request for an autographed bookplate, March 2, 1971; a letter from Jerry Ott about the price of a print and the "strange twists and turns" of his career, July 8, 1992; letters from artists in response to North's request for information about works in the permanent collection of the University of Minnesota Art Gallery; letters from Herman Maril and Robert Luck concerning North's exhibition Hudson D. Walker: Patron and Friend at the University of Minnesota Art Gallery, 1977; a Christmas card from Renee and Chaim Gross, ca. 1951; illustrated note from Lila Katzen, 1986 and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian; Washington, DC North's dissertation was on painter Max Weber. Was guest curator at the University of Minnesota Art Gallery in the late 1970s.

Donated 1993 and 2004 by Percy North.

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