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Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert letters, 1915-1926

Teichert, Minerva Bernetta Kohlhepp, 1888-1976

Muralist, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 13 Items, (on a partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Ten letters (1915) from Teichert to her parents describe her life as a student at the Art Students League in New York. She discusses her finances, clothing, classes and instructors. She also mentions her employment as a painter of animals, the exhibition of her work at Newport and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's gallery, and lectures on women's suffrage by orators including "Katherine" [Carrie] Chapman Catt. Three letters (1916-1926) from Robert Henri describe his work in Santa Fe, discuss the mixing of paint, advise Teichert on the sale of her Murillo paintings, and critique her work.


The lenders, Laurie Eastwood and Robert Henri Teichert, are the children of Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lenders, Laurie Eastwood and Robert Henri Teichert, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4314 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and 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

Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert letters, 1915-1926. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.