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John Wesley Beatty, Pittsburgh, Pa. letter to Mary Cassatt, Paris, France, 1909 Oct. 19, from the Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk 1885-1940

John Wesley Beatty, Pittsburgh, Pa. letter to Mary Cassatt, Paris, France, 1909 Oct. 19

Beatty, John Wesley, 1851-1924

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Title: John Wesley Beatty, Pittsburgh, Pa. letter to Mary Cassatt, Paris, France

Date: 1909 Oct. 19

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : typescript, carbon copy ; 27 x 21 cm.

Description: Beatty, Director of Fine Arts at the Carnegie Museum, responds to Cassatt's Oct. 6th letter responding negatively to his request for a photograph of her portrait. " I appreciate your attitude in reference to the publication of your portrait. I think there is much to be said in favor of your point of view, but it is true that a large number of people are pleased and gratified to see the portraits of the men and women who produce the works of art they admire."

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Creator: Beatty, John Wesley, 1851-1924

Forms part of: Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk 1885-1940

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: John Wesley Beatty, Pittsburgh, Pa. letter to Mary Cassatt, Paris, France, 1909 Oct. 19. Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk 1885-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 10023