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Murray Percival Bewley papers, 1896-1964

Murray Percival Bewley papers, 1896-1964

Bewley, Murray Percival, 1884-1964

Painter, Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: 1 microfilm reel.

Summary: A letter to "Ed" from "Percy" describing his travels in Italy; a 22-page journal by an unknown author describing Bewley's 1897 trip to the Southwest; 2 sketchbooks, one dated 1896; 2 exhibition catalogs; 3 clippings; and 5 photos of works of art and an unidentified photo of an interior.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Fort Worth, Tex. Studied with Cecelia Beaux at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, with Robert Henri and William M. Chase in N.Y. He moved to Paris in 1906, for seven years, painting and exhibiting his works at the Salon exhibitions.

Provenance

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1980 by Elizabeth Williams, Bewley's niece.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Elizabeth Williams after microfilming.

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