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Herman Armour Webster letters from William Flint, 1947-1952

Webster, Herman A. (Herman Armour), 1878-1970

Painter, Etcher, Printmaker, Sculptor, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 27 Items

Summary: Twenty six letters from Sir William Flint to Herman Armour Webster mostly concerning Flint's travels in Europe, his plans to meet Webster in France and England, progress on his artwork, and the illness of his wife, Sibylle. Also included is a partial translation and explanation of the letters written in an unknown hand.

Biographical/Historical Note

Etcher, painter; Paris, France, New York, N.Y.; b. 1878; d. 1970; Webster and Flint were friends.


Donated 2008 by Jerome Shapiro, who purchased the letters in a bookstore.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Herman Armour Webster letters from William Flint, 1947-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.