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Henry Hensche letters to Frederick W. Wackerle, 1973-1986

Hensche, Henry, 1901-1992

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 7 Items

Summary: 7 letters from Hensche to Wackerle seeking help in publishing his manuscript, The Art of Seeing and Painting.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hensche: painter, instructor; Provincetown, Mass. Wackerle: collector and friend of Hensche; Chicago, Ill. Hensche's book The Art of Seeing and Painting was published in 1988. Died 1992.


Donated 1986 by Frederick Wackerle. A photocopy of the mss., "The Art of Seeing and Painting" received with the letters was discarded due to its poor quality and the fact that it was published in 1988.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 5106 (fr. 1241-1252) available for use 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

Henry Hensche letters to Frederick W. Wackerle, 1973-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.