Graham, Robert Claverhouse,
New York, N.Y.
The Robert Claverhouse Graham collection of artists' letters in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2007. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 100 images.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Collection size: 40 items
Collection Summary: The Robert C. Graham collection of forty artists' letters dated from 1783 to 1935, with the bulk of the letters dating from 1804 to 1877. Graham, an art dealer and collector, compiled the unrelated letters of several late eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century painters such as Thomas Biddle, Thomas Doughty, G. P. A. Healy, Daniel Huntington, Henry Inman, Emanuel Leutze, Samuel F. B. Morse, Rembrandt Peale, John Singer Sargent, Thomas Sully, John Trumbull, Benjamin West, and others.
Biographical/Historical Note: Robert Graham (1913-) is an art dealer, and collectorfrom New York, N.Y. He was the director of the Graham Gallery.
Donated by Robert Graham, 1961. Microfilmed and subsequently digitized in 2007.
The collection was fully digitized in 2007 as part of the Terra Foundation for American Art Digitization Grant.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with Robert Claverhouse Graham, 1976 Nov. 19
- Image Gallery items from other collections related to Graham, Robert Claverhouse