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John Sloan letter to Walter Pach, 1920 June 9

John Sloan letter to Walter Pach, 1920 June 9

Sloan, John French, 1871-1951

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Title: John Sloan letter to Walter Pach

Date: 1920 June 9

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Sloan describes his return to Santa Fe, and mentions going to the Metropolitan Anniversary Exhibit in New York.

The letter is illustrated with a drawing of a man smoking a pipe and holding paintbrushes, standing in front of a painting on an easel and another person (a girl?) crouching on the floor. He is turned toward another man who is looking in the doorway, saying "you want me pose?" Two bugs are flying near the ceiling, annotated "big moths very common."

Creator: Sloan, John French, 1871-1951

Forms part of: Walter Pach papers- SUPPRESSED OLD DIGITIZED FROM MICROFILM, 1857-1980

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: John Sloan letter to Walter Pach, 1920 June 9. Walter Pach papers- SUPPRESSED OLD DIGITIZED FROM MICROFILM, 1857-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 3219