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Louis M. Eilshemius holograph manuscript and drawing, [ca. 1930s]

Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941,


Collection Information

Size: 0.3 Linear feet, 2 items

Summary: Two-page holograph manuscript, signed by Eilshemius, (n.d., ca. 1930s) describing the inspiration for his paintings in addition to his life in Europe in the 1880s. Also included is a drawing by Eilshemius of an embellished picture frame.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, draftsman, writer, composer; New York, New York. Born 1864. Died 1941.


Donated 2002 by Robert N. Williams, who received the mss. and drawing from a friend.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Louis M. Eilshemius holograph manuscript and drawing, [ca. 1930s]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.