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Letter from Rockwell Kent to Peter Bell, February 14

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

Painter, Author, Illustrator

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 Item

Summary: A one page letter from Rockwell Kent to Peter Bell, February 14, 1969. Kent addresses the letter to Dear Brother Longshoreman, and thanks Bell for his interest in acquiring one of his prints.

Biographical/Historical Note

Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) was a painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist.

Provenance

Donated 2016 by Janet Sawyer, a friend of Peter Bell's. Sawyer found the letter in a book about Kent given to her by Bell at his death.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Letter from Rockwell Kent to Peter Bell, February 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.