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Dorothea Tanning letter to Joseph Cornell, 1949 January 3

Dorothea Tanning letter to Joseph Cornell, 1949 January 3

Tanning, Dorothea, 1910-2012

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Title: Dorothea Tanning letter to Joseph Cornell

Date: 1949 January 3

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : ill. ; 33 x 22 cm

Description: Tanning apologizes for not writing and mentions going to see Cornell's exhibit at the Copleys. She also asks him to contribute a poem or "short tribute" to be included in an exhibit of her work.

Letter is illustrated with a silhouette in blue watercolor.

Creator: Tanning, Dorothea, 1910-2012

Forms part of: Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Dorothea Tanning letter to Joseph Cornell, 1949 January 3. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 17671