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Hedley Rhys papers relating to Maurice Prendergast, 1938-1988

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Rhys, Hedley Howell, 1910-1990  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil  Search this
Prendergast, Charles  Search this
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Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
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Rhys' resume; letters, 1975-1988, regarding attribution or sale of Maurice Prendergast art works; Rhys' unpublished manuscript on Prendergast, "The Legend," ca. 1960, and his dissertation "Maurice Prendergast: Sources and Development of His Style" (Harvard, 1953); and printed material on Maurice and Charles Prendergast, 1938-1989, including exhibition catalogs and announcments, clippings, a brochure, an invitation to a sale, and reproductions. Also included is a booklet, JAMES WILSON MORRICE (Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1947) by Donald W. Buchanan.
Hedley Rhys papers relating to Maurice Prendergast, 1938-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art historian; Swarthmore, Pa. Prendergast was a painter, watercolorist and graphic artist, New York, N.Y. and Boston, Mass., and the subject of Rhys' dissertation (1953) and book (1960).
Donated 1991 by Jean O. Rhys, widow of Hedley Rhys.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art historians  Search this
Record number:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art