Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert letters, 1915-1926

Teichert, Minerva Bernetta Kohlhepp, b. 1888 d. 1976
Painter, Muralist
Active in Wyo.

Collection size: 13 items (on a partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Ten letters (1915) from Teichert to her parents describe her life as a student at the Art Students League in New York. She discusses her finances, clothing, classes and instructors. She also mentions her employment as a painter of animals, the exhibition of her work at Newport and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's gallery, and lectures on women's suffrage by orators including "Katherine" [Carrie] Chapman Catt. Three letters (1916-1926) from Robert Henri describe his work in Santa Fe, discuss the mixing of paint, advise Teichert on the sale of her Murillo paintings, and critique her work.

The lenders, Laurie Eastwood and Robert Henri Teichert, are the children of Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert.

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