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Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert letters, 1915-1926

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.

Provenance

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

Location of Originals

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

Microfilm reel 4314 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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