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Alfred Laurens Brennan papers, 1886-1909

Alfred Laurens Brennan papers, 1886-1909

Brennan, Alfred Laurens, 1853-1921

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 9 items.

Summary: One letter each from Augusta H. St. Gaudens and M. E. Pinchot, a letter from LIFE magazine, a sketchbook which also contains food recipes and poems, manuscripts of "Artist v. Author," "Bad Portraits by a Great Painter" (John Singer Sargent), "The Wizard of Oz," and an 1889 catalogue of pen and ink drawings shown at Fifth Avenue Art Galleries.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer, and illustrator.


The donor is Brennan's granddaughter's husband.

Microfilm reel 106 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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