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Mary Ellen Rees materials pertaining to J.H. Sharp, 1953-1963

Rees, Mary Ellen


Collection Information

Size: 2 Items

Summary: Two mimeographed copies of letters pertaining to Joseph Henry Sharp: a letter from Edgar Breitenbach, Chief of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress, in response to a question from Mary Ellen Rees about a print by J.H. Sharp; and a letter from Stanley L. Lucas, a collector, to J.H. Sharp inquiring about an etching plate of an American Indian by Sharp, with Sharp's response written after the typed portion by Lucas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953) was an American painter known for his portraits of Native Americans.


Donated by Mary Ellen Rees (Mrs. Allan W. Rees) of the Cincinnati Art Museum in 1963.

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Mary Ellen Rees materials pertaining to J.H. Sharp, 1953-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.