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Brooks Wright research material on Arthur B. Davies, 1890-1978

Wright, Brooks, 1922-



Collection Information

Size: 2 Linear feet

Summary: Research for Wright's biography of Arthur B. Davies, THE ARTIST AND THE UNICORN (1978) including: correspondence, 1966-1978, with Davies's daughter Ronnie Owen, Davies's model Wreath Mason and others; photocopies of letters, 1890-1967, to and from Arthur B. Davies, Davies family members and others, gathered by Wright from public and private sources; exihibition catalogs and annoucements, 1930-1978; copies of Wright's notes for his book and the first draft typescript; and a photocopy of a 5 page memoir "Arthur B. Davies" by Carl Zigrosser.

Biographical/Historical Note

Author; Nyack, N.Y. Davies was a painter; New York.


Donated May 1981 by Brooks Wright.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Brooks Wright research material on Arthur B. Davies, 1890-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.