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Stanton Macdonald-Wright letters to Alan and Fanny Leslie, 1968-1976

Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973



Collection Information

Size: 17 Items

Summary: Letters documenting Macdonald-Wright's travels with his wife Jean to Italy, Japan, Hawaii, and London. He discusses his activities, comments on people and places visited, his love of nature and art, his purchase of "two old Russells" [Morgan Russell] in Ipswitch, England, and buying a home in Hawaii.

Biographical/Historical Note

Macdonald-Wright was a painter. The Leslies are art collectors in Palm Springs, Calif. They collected Macdonald-Wright's paintings and were close friends of the Macdonald-Wrights during the last seven years of the artists' life.


Donated 1994 by Alan and Fanny Leslie.

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How to Cite This Collection

Stanton Macdonald-Wright letters to Alan and Fanny Leslie, 1968-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.