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Robert Motherwell postcard announcing Subjects of the Artist lectures, sent to Joseph Cornell, 1949 February 7

Robert Motherwell postcard announcing Subjects of the Artist lectures, sent to Joseph Cornell, 1949 February 7

Motherwell, Robert Burns, 1915-1991

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Title: Robert Motherwell postcard announcing Subjects of the Artist lectures, sent to Joseph Cornell

Date: 1949 February 7

Physical Details: 1 postcard : typescript ; 9 x 14 cm

Description: Date from postmark.

Typed announcement for the second series of lectures at the Subjects of the Artist school including talks by Jean Arp, Willem de Kooning, Fritz Glarner, and a screening of Fantasy by Joseph Cornell.

Handwritten note from Motherwell to Cornell, promising payment of a small stipend, reads: Dear Joseph: Couldn't afford to print a programmeVery sorry. Newman sending you $15.00 more this week. Best regards, Bob.

Creator: Motherwell, Robert Burns, 1915-1991

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Robert Motherwell postcard announcing Subjects of the Artist lectures, sent to Joseph Cornell, 1949 February 7. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 17878