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Tortue Gallery letters, 1971-1974

Creator:
Tortue Gallery (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Subject:
Benton, Thomas Hart
Freeman, Mallory
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton
Nellis, David L.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
3 letters to David Nellis, collector, from Stanton Macdonald-Wright, 1971-1972. Macdonald-Wright encloses a sketch of the repainting of "Yoku O Hi" which had been scratched, describes his new home in Hawaii, and explains his feelings about the selling price of his work. Also included is a letter to Mallory Freeman, director of the gallery, from Thomas Hart Benton, 1974, regarding 2 Macdonald-Wright paintings owned by Benton.
Citation:
Tortue Gallery letters, 1971-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3480 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art gallery; Santa Monica, California.
Provenance:
Donated by Mallory Freeman, director of Tortue Gallery, 1978.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5756
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208595
AAA_collcode_tortgall
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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