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Christian Brinton papers relating to Ignacio Zuloaga, 1904-1922

Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942

Curator, Collector, Art critic


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, partial microfilm reel

Summary: Letters, 1904-1922, from Zuloaga to Brinton regarding paintings, exhibitions, thoughts on art and social activities; clippings; photographs of Zuloaga and art works; materials relating to Zuloaga including letters from various members of the Zuloaga family and memorabilia.

Biographical/Historical Note

Brinton was an art critic, curator, and collector; West Chester, Penn. Born 1870. Died 1942. He organized Zuloaga exhibitions and wrote on Zuloaga's work. Zuloaga was a self-taught painter who specialized in portraits and Spanish subjects, such as bullfights.


Microfilmed in 1991 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the Philadelphia Museum of Art along with much of Brinton's art collection.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Philadelphia Museum of Art.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4548 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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How to Cite This Collection

Christian Brinton papers relating to Ignacio Zuloaga, 1904-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.