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Robert C. Graham collection of artists' letters, 1783-1935, bulk 1804-1877

Robert C. Graham collection of artists' letters, 1783-1935, bulk 1804-1877

Graham, Robert Claverhouse, 1913-1994

Collector, Dealer

The Robert Claverhouse Graham collection of artists' letters in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2007. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 100 images.

The collection was fully digitized in 2007 as part of the Terra Foundation for American Art Digitization Grant.

Collection Information

Size: 40 items

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Graham (1913-) is an art dealer, and collectorfrom New York, N.Y. He was the director of the Graham Gallery.

Provenance

Donated by Robert Graham, 1961. Microfilmed and subsequently digitized in 2007.

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Funding

The collection was fully digitized in 2007 as part of the Terra Foundation for American Art Digitization Grant.

Scope and Contents

The Robert C. Graham collection of forty artists' letters dated from 1783 to 1935, with the bulk of the letters dating from 1804 to 1877. Graham, an art dealer and collector, compiled the unrelated letters of several late eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century painters such as Thomas Biddle, Thomas Doughty, G. P. A. Healy, Daniel Huntington, Henry Inman, Emanuel Leutze, Samuel F. B. Morse, Rembrandt Peale, John Singer Sargent, Thomas Sully, John Trumbull, Benjamin West, and others.

The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.

The Robert Claverhouse Graham collection of artists' letters in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2007. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 100 images.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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