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Robert Motherwell letter to William Baziotes with illustrated envelope, 1945 May 5

Robert Motherwell letter to William Baziotes with illustrated envelope, 1945 May 5

Motherwell, Robert Burns, 1915-1991

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Title: Robert Motherwell letter to William Baziotes with illustrated envelope

Date: 1945 May 5

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : typescript, ill. ; 22 x 14 cm (letter); 11 x 25 cm (envelope)

Description: Motherwell writes that he has found someone who may give Baziotes a contract and advises that they may need to find other representation because Peggy Guggenheim may close her gallery.

Back of letter has abstract sketches.

Back of envelope has two faces sketched on it, one of which appears to be a self-portrait by Motherwell.

Creator: Motherwell, Robert Burns, 1915-1991

Forms part of: William and Ethel Baziotes papers, 1916-1992

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Robert Motherwell letter to William Baziotes with illustrated envelope, 1945 May 5. William and Ethel Baziotes papers, 1916-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 17836