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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.

Provenance

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