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Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Subject:
Dunlap, William  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1855 Sept. 8
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 22 x 14 cm.
Summary:
Peale, writing from Philadelphia to an unidentified person, gives a derogatory opinion of William Dunlap's <em>History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the United States</em> (New York, 1834), and further discourses about his reminiscences and advises his correspondent, an art historian, to "delineate nothing but truthful sketches" in his writings.
Citation:
Rembrandt Peale letter to unidentified recipient, 1855 Sept. 8. Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1807-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
U.S. public domain
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14473
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Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1807-1946
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14473