Metcalf, Willard Leroy, b. 1858 d. 1925
Active in New York, N.Y.; Cornish, N.H.; Cambridge, Mass.; Lyme, Conn.
Collection size: 4 v. (on 1 microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: Four sketchbooks representing Metcalf's early sketches.
Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter, illustrator; New York City.Born 1858. Died 1925. Willard Metcalf was one of a group known as The Ten American Painters. He worked in the Southwest U.S. painting Zuni Indians 1881-1883. He was associated with artists' colonies in Old Lyme, Conn., and Cornish, N.H.
Donated 1963 by IBM, who acquired the sketchbooks along with a painting they purchased for their company collection.
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