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John Marin letters to Charles Duncan, 1946-1948

Marin, John, 1870-1953

Painter, Engraver, Watercolorist


Collection Information

Size: 3 Items, (on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters from Marin in Addison, Maine, to Duncan in Ridgefield, N.J. Marin writes of the coast, of painting, and of visiting Duncan.

Biographical/Historical Note

Born in Rutherford, N.J., Marin became a leading early modern American painter. He lived in both Cliffside, N.J. and Addison, Maine. His friend, Charles Duncan, was an illustrator in Ridgefield, N.J.


Donated 1959 by Charles Duncan.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3134 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

John Marin letters to Charles Duncan, 1946-1948. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.