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George Peter Alexander Healy letter, Seville, Spain, 1888

Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894

Portrait painter


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: To "my dear Miss Reed", May 2, 1888, giving a brief itinerary of a trip to Spain with his wife and daughters. Explains that he has met the son of Mr. Hitchcock whose portrait Healy painted in Providence, Rhode Island. Since Healy wishes to present the canvas to the son and it is in Miss Reed's possession, he asks her to send it to Healy's home in Paris.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait and historical painter. Healy painted in the U.S. and Europe.


Donated by Eleanor Wheeler.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Original in the possession of Eleanor Wheeler.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3621 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Letter is a photocopy.

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

George Peter Alexander Healy letter, Seville, Spain, 1888. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.