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William Harnett sketches, 1870

Harnett, William Michael, b. 1848 d. 1892
Active in New York, N.Y.; Pa.,

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

Collection Summary: One sketchbook and twelve loose sketches, mostly ornamental designs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter.

Donated 1978 by Alfred Frankenstein, who acquired the sketches while researching Harnett for his book AFTER THE HUNT.

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