Painter, Illustrator, Etcher
New York, N.Y.; Boston, Mass.
Collection size: 22 items.
Collection Summary: 21 letters from Winslow Homer in Scarboro, Prout's Neck, Me. to M. Knoedler & Company, New York, N.Y.
Letters, many illustrated, refer to Homer's activities with his New York dealer, Michael Knoedler, his Chicago agent, private collectors, and several institutions where his work was being exhibited, including the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, and the Union League Club and the Century Association in New York. Also included is a telegram, 1900, from M. OBrien and Son, Chicago, Ill. to Homer.
Biographical/Historical Note: Winslow Homer (1836-1910) was a painter and illustrator from Prouts Neck, Me. M. Knoedler & Company (est. 1857) is an art gallery and dealer in New York, N.Y.
Donated 2010 by Martha J. Fleischman in memory of her father, Lawrence A. Fleischman. Mrs. Fleischman purchased the letters at auction.
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