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Arthur Getz letter from Charles E. Burchfield, 1961 Mar. 19

Getz, Arthur

Illustrator, Artist


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item

Summary: A letter from Charles Burchfield to New Yorker cover illustrator Arthur Getz, March 19, 1961, thanking Getz for his remarks on Burchfield's recent show, commenting on Getz's St. Patrick's Day cover for the New Yorker magazine, and including 6 pages of instructions on his mounting method.

Biographical/Historical Note

Arthur Getz (1913-1996) was an artist and illustrator best known for his 50 year career as a cover illustrator for the New Yorker magazine. Charles Burchfield (1893-1967) was a watercolorist and painter; West Seneca, New York.


Donated 1975 by Arthur Getz via Charles B. Ferguson of the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, Conn.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2787 (frames 729-741) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.

How to Cite This Collection

Arthur Getz letter from Charles E. Burchfield, 1961 Mar. 19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.