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Mell Rothko letter to Joseph Cornell, 1957 February 15

Rothko, Mell, 1921-1970


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Title: Mell Rothko letter to Joseph Cornell

Date: 1957 February 15

Physical Details: Letter : 3 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 13 cm

Description: Rothko thanks Cornell for the Fra Angelico book that he sent her daughter, Kate, and suggests that they get together before the family spends a month in New Orleans where her husband Mark Rothko was teaching at Tulane University. She encloses a paper angel drawn by Kate.

Creator: Rothko, Mell, 1921-1970

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Mell Rothko. Mell Rothko letter to Joseph Cornell, 1957 February 15. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 17665