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Robert Blum illustrated letters, [between 1875 and 1900?]

Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903

Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 3 Items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Three letters, all illustrated: one to Minnie; another to Virginia, apparently Minnie's sister; and an unaddressed letter, probably to Virginia, from Venice. Blum writes of various personal matters, and refers twice to "Chase," saying "He must be quite unbearable since Whistler painted his portrait.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator, muralist; New York, N.Y.


Provenance unknown.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel D8 (frames 340-348) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Robert Blum illustrated letters, [between 1875 and 1900?]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.