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Ira Glackens letters to Jane Wasey, 1985-1990

Glackens, Ira, 1907-1990

Painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (26 items)

Summary: 24 letters from Ira Glackens, 1985-1990, 1 letter from his wife, Nancy Glackens, April 2, 1986, and a note from her enclosed in one of Ira's letters, November 30, 1987. Glackens praises Wasey's animal sculptures, mentions his association with her teacher Heinz Warneke, discusses his writing and his difficulty finding an appropriate publisher for his book, and personal matters.

Biographical/Historical Note

Glackens, a writer and son of painter William Glackens, was a friend and patron of Wasey, an animal sculptor, Lincolville, Maine. Glackens died in 1990.


Donated 1991 by Jane Wasey.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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How to Cite This Collection

Ira Glackens letters to Jane Wasey, 1985-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.