Winslow Homer letters to M. Knoedler & Company, 1900-1904

Homer, Winslow, b. 1836 d. 1910
Painter, Illustrator, Etcher
Active in New York, N.Y.; Boston, Mass.

M. Knoedler & Co.

This site provides access to the Winslow Homer letters to M. Knoedler and Company in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2014, and total 54 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.


Collection size: 0.2 linear feet

Collection Summary: This small collection of twenty-two letters written by painter and illustrator Winslow Homer to his art dealer, M. Knoedler and Company, date from 1900 to 1904. These letters to the New York gallerist concern the logistics of selling his paintings and also reference agents, collectors, and art institutions where his work was being exhibited.

Biographical/Historical Note: Winslow Homer (1836-1910) was a painter and illustrator from Prouts Neck, Maine. M. Knoedler & Company (est. 1857) is an art gallery and dealer in New York, N.Y.

The Winslow Homer letters to M. Knoedler and Company were purchased at auction and donated by Martha J. Fleischman in memory of her father, Lawrence A. Fleischman, in 2010.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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The Archives of American Art also holds the Winslow Homer collection; a microfilm copy on reels 2932-2933 of the Winslow Homer and Homer family papers from the Bowdain College; and a video recording, Winslow Homer in Maine.