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Life of Charles Erskine Scott Wood, a renaissance man / by his grandson Erskine Wood, c1978

Life of Charles Erskine Scott Wood, a renaissance man / by his grandson Erskine Wood, c1978

Wood, Erskine

Collection Information

Size: 167 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Copy 439 of limited edition of 500. The book is inscribed "To my good friend Alex Parks, January 5, 1979 Erskine Wood."

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Erskine Scott Wood was a lawyer, painter, and good friend of J. Alden Weir. He painted with Childe Hassam. A Ryder painting "Jonah and the Whale," once owned by Wood is now in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Art.

Provenance

Microfilmed 1987 in association with the National Museum of American Art, which had borrowed the book from Mr. Alex Parks of Portland, Oregon, a senior partner in the law firm Wood started, and in which Erskine Wood practices.

Location of Originals

  • Original returned to National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3851 available at Archives of American Art through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Life of Charles Erskine Scott Wood, a renaissance man / by his grandson Erskine Wood, c1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.