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Charlotte Barton West letters, 1907-1940

West, Charlotte Barton, 1887-

Artists' model


Collection Information

Size: 36 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters received mostly from her friends, artists Edmund Tarbell and Bela Lyon Pratt of Boston, for whom she worked as a model during 1907-1908. Also included are a few clippings and a photograph of a Tarbell painting ("Girl Reading") for which West modelled.

Biographical/Historical Note

Artists' model.


Donated 1971 by Larry Curry, a Los Angeles art historian who collected the material from West.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 75 (frames 1034-1099) 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

Charlotte Barton West letters, 1907-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.