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Robert Smithson letter to Nancy Holt, 1961 July 29

Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973

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Title: Robert Smithson letter to Nancy Holt

Date: 1961 July 29

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : handwritten, ill.

Description: Handwritten, illustrated from Robert Smithson to Nancy Holt, sent from and on the subject of Rome, Italy. The letter features religious and apocalyptic imagery. Illustrations of a broken column, nude figures, and the mythical she-wolf who fed Romulus and Remus accompany the text.

Creator: Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973

Forms part of: Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, 1905-1987, bulk 1952-1987

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Robert Smithson. Robert Smithson letter to Nancy Holt, 1961 July 29. Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, 1905-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 19238