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Theresa Van Raalte papers, 1905-[ca. 1913]

Creator:
Van Raalte, Theresa, 1896-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (4 items)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A diary, May 25-July 23, 1905, written by Van Raalte while enroute to Holland and during her first months living there; a sketchbook; and two photographs, one of Van Raalte and one of her uncle Martin Van Raalte who accompanied her on her travels.
Citation:
Theresa Van Raalte papers, 1905-[ca. 1913]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter. Born in St. Louis, Mo., Van Raalte traveled to Holland in 1905 to study oil painting with Fritz Mondrian, the first teacher of Piet Mondrian, his nephew.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 by Jeanette Dorsey, Van Raalte's daughter, through Mary Anne Goley, curator of the Arts Program at the Federal Reserve System. Goley obtained the material while curating the exhibition "The Hague School and its American Legacy."
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Diaries
Painters
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Women painters
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5808
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208648
AAA_collcode_vanraal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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