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Frederick Stuart Church letters and art work, 1893-1923

Frederick Stuart Church letters and art work, 1893-1923

Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924

Painter, Etcher, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.7 linear ft. (107 items)

Summary: 81 illustrated letters, all but three to Emma Louise Klotz, regarding Church's daily activities and his paintings, 1893-1923. Two of the letters are to Klotz's cousin, Mrs. B. N. Mitchell and one to "cousin Rebecca." Also included are 5 etchings and 21 photo-gravures mostly inscribed by Church to Mrs. B.N. Mitchell.

Biographical/Historical Note

Frederick Stuart Church (1842-1924) was a painter in New York, N.Y. Church worked in oil, watercolor, and etching and specialized in animals. Emma Louise Klotz was one of his patrons.

Provenance

Donated 1990 by Thomas Rothwell, whose mother was Klotz's aunt.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Frederick Stuart Church letters and art work, 1893-1923. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.