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Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel, 1967 February 16

Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979



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Summary: In this letter, Beauford Delaney thanks Charles Nagel for his kindness to artists. Delaney also mentions Madame Breeskin [Adelyn Breeskin].

Biographical/Historical Note

Beauford Delaney (1901-1979) was an African American painter known for his association with the Harlem Renaissance and his works in abstract expressionism after his move to Paris in 1953.


Transferred in 2005 from Smithsonian American Art Museum. Provenance unknown.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel, 1967 February 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.