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Arthur Cumming sketchbook, [ca. 1886]

Arthur Cumming sketchbook, [ca. 1886]

Cumming, Arthur, 1847-1913

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: 28 p. (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: One sketchbook containing drawings of flowers, insects and wallpaper designs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Cumming, an English immigrant, studied under Robert Swain Gifford (painter, 1840-1905) and taught for several years at the Swain Free School (now known as the Swain School of Design) in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Provenance

The sketchbook was purchased by the donor from art dealer Samuel Murray of Wilbraham, Massachusetts.

Microfilm reel 4211 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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