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A Finding Aid to the Winslow Homer letters to M. Knoedler & Company, 1900-1904 | Digitized Collection

Winslow Homer letters to M. Knoedler & Company, 1900-1904

Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910

Painter, Etcher, Illustrator

This site provides access to the Winslow Homer letters to M. Knoedler and Company in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2014, and total 54 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: This small collection of twenty-two letters written by painter and illustrator Winslow Homer to his art dealer, M. Knoedler and Company, date from 1900 to 1904. These letters to the New York gallerist concern the logistics of selling his paintings and also reference agents, collectors, and art institutions where his work was being exhibited.

Biographical/Historical Note

Winslow Homer (1836-1910) was a painter and illustrator from Prouts Neck, Maine. M. Knoedler & Company (est. 1857) is an art gallery and dealer in New York, N.Y.

Provenance

The Winslow Homer letters to M. Knoedler and Company were purchased at auction and donated by Martha J. Fleischman in memory of her father, Lawrence A. Fleischman, in 2010.

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Funding

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.