Ingersoll, R. Sturgis (Robert Sturgis),
Collection size: 1 partial microfilm reel.
Collection Summary: 6 letters from Jacques Lipchitz to Ingersoll, and 17 letters from Ingersoll to Lipchitz regarding Lipchitz's "Prometheus" sculpture and a portrait bust of Ingersoll.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ingersoll was a lawyer and President of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Lipchitz a sculptor.
Lent for microfilming 1991 by the Philadelphia Museum of Art as part as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. These letters were selected from Ingersoll's records. Additional Lipchitz-Ingersoll correspondence regarding "Prometheus" was microfilmed from the Philadelphia Archives of American Art collection, reel 4547.
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