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James E. Freeman letters to W. D. Pickman, 1848-1849

James E. Freeman letters to W. D. Pickman, 1848-1849

Freeman, James E., 1808-1884

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 4 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Freeman from Rome, Italy, to Pickman of Salem, Massachusetts, discussing Freeman's work in obtaining Italian paintings for Pickman. In addition, Freeman discusses his own painting and the political situation in Rome.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York State and Rome, Italy. Born in New Brunswick, N.J. Grew up in New York State and studied at the National Academy of Design. Settled permanently in Italy, serving as the U.S. consul at Ancona and residing in Rome.

Provenance

Donated 1984 by Letitia Howe, relationship to James Freeman is not known.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3829 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

James E. Freeman letters to W. D. Pickman, 1848-1849. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.