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Davidson Taylor papers, 1965-1966

Davidson Taylor papers, 1965-1966

Taylor, Davidson, 1907-1979

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 5 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, 1965-1966, between Davidson, Chairman of the Program in the Arts, Columbia University, and Edwin Dickinson, following the award of the Brevoort-Eikemeyer Prize given by the University to Dickinson, 1965. Taylor comments on Dickinson's Whitney Museum show and commends his painting "Gonzales Studio." Dickinson acknowledges Taylor's comments and explains his technique for painting highlights in a subject's eyes. Also included is a press release announcing the award, October 15, 1965.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art administrator, Columbia University; New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated 1971 by Davidson Taylor.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3480 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

Davidson Taylor papers, 1965-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.