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James E. Stuart papers, 1917

Stuart, James E. (James Everett), 1852-1941



Collection Information

Size: 5 Items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence between Stuart and Mrs. Mary C. Spenser, Michigan State Librarian. Stuart discusses the purchase, size, and price of frames for painting "Sunset Glow on Mt. Hood," to be purchased by the state of Michigan for the Library "Art Gallery." Stuart describes other paintings for possible future purchase, his career in art, his financial position and method of sale of paintings, and prominent persons who have purchased his work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Landscape painter; San Francisco, Calif.


Donated 1961 by the Michigan Historical Commission, through the director of the Michigan Historical Museum, Solan Weeks. The Commission acquired Stewart's painting in 1946, presumably from the State Library.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3472 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Letters are typescripts.

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. Stuart papers, 1917. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.