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Arthur Atkins : extracts from the letters; with notes on painting and landscape; written during the period of his work as a painter in the last two years of his life, 1896-1898, 1908

Atkins, Arthur, 1873-1899

Painter

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel, 3 p., 57 p. on partial microfilm reel, ill., 19 cm.

Summary: This microfilm collection consists of the published collection of excerpts of Arthur Atkins' notes and letters from his visit to Europe.

Biographical/Historical Note

Arthur Atkins (1873-1899) was a landscape painter in California. Born in England, he moved to San Francisco at the age of 19. In 1897-1898, Atkins visited England and France, studying art in Paris.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1974 by Kent L. Seavey, relationship to Atkins is not known.

Related Materials

Arthur Atkins; extracts from the letters with notes on painting, and landscape: written during the period of his work as a painter in the last two years of his life... 1896-1898 has been digitized by the Library of Congress and the full text can be viewed on Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/arthuratkinsextr00atki/page/n13/mode/2up

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Kent L. Seavey, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 862 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Arthur Atkins : extracts from the letters; with notes on painting and landscape; written during the period of his work as a painter in the last two years of his life, 1896-1898, 1908. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.