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R.A. Horne's memoir and essays, 1947-2002

Horne, Ralph Albert, 1929-

Painter, Author, Scientist


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: An unpublished memoir by R.A. Horne, "The Death of the Great Love Experiment: The Last Days of Haight-Ashbury, 1969-1970" (260 pages, typescript, photocopy) and brief essays including, "San Francisco Posters," 1970; John Singer Sargent," 1999; "The Museum School,"1970; "The Lost Bricher," 1968; "Czerapak," 1986; "My First Scale," 1972; "A Double Self-Portrait," 1947; "The Battle of the Sexes," 1963; "The Eight -Fold Way," 1970; "Death Staying the Hand of the Artist," 1989; "The Fountain of Youth," 1968; and "The Opening of the Sixth Seal," 1994; "An Art Prize," 1946; "The Boston Arts Festival," 1953; "Dave and Harriet," 1956; "Name Dropping," 1965; "An Exhibition," 1972; "La Morte d'Amore," 1974; "The Dance of Death," 1981; "Lawrence Peabody," 2002.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer, scientist; Boston, Mass.; b. 1929.


Donated 2003 by R.A. Horne.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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How to Cite This Collection

R.A. Horne's memoir and essays, 1947-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.