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Thomas Le Clair, Buffalo, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1849 Aug. 30, from the Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918

Thomas Le Clair, Buffalo, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1849 Aug. 30

Le Clair, Thomas

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Title: Thomas Le Clair, Buffalo, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y.

Date: 1849 Aug. 30

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 22 x 17 cm.

Description: Le Clair writes to recommend a female artists' model to be hired by the Academy.

Though the letter is signed "Thos. Le Clair," the sender may be Thomas Le Clear (1818-1882), a painter and member of the Academy who lived in Buffalo from 1844 to 1860.

Creator: Le Clair, Thomas

Forms part of: Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Thomas Le Clair, Buffalo, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1849 Aug. 30. Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 6928