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Homer D. Martin letter to Issac Chapman and related clipping, 1861-1974

Homer D. Martin letter to Issac Chapman and related clipping, 1861-1974

Martin, Homer Dodge, 1836-1897

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 2 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Photostat of letter, February 1, 1861, New York, to Isaac Chapman from Martin concerning Martin's painting "The Waterfall" (also called "Autumn in the Adirondacks"). Also included is a clipping of a Berry-Hill Galleries ad in ANTIQUES magazine, 1974 illustrating the painting.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, New York. Member of the Hudson River School landscape painters. Chapman bought Martin's painting "The Waterfall" in 1861. It stayed in his family until acquired by Berry-Hill Galleries in 1974.

Provenance

Donated by Frederick D. Hill of Berry-Hill Galleries, New York (N.Y.).

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm roll 3483 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

Homer D. Martin letter to Issac Chapman and related clipping, 1861-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.