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Charles C. Horn letter, 1927

Horn, Charles C., 1889-1957

Art teacher


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A 2-page typed letter from Robert Henri in Ireland to Horn, 1927, advising him to study with George Luks or John Sloan, commenting on children as painting subjects, reminding him that the "best...designs are extremely simple," and recommending that he read Henri's book, The Art Spirit.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles C. Horn was an art instructor at the School of Art and Design of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, for 33 years, retiring in 1954.


Stanley Witmeyer received the letter after serving as executor of Horn's estate.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4041 available 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Charles C. Horn letter, 1927. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.