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A letter to "My dear friend and pupil," January 25, 1841, telling of the death of his father-in-law. Inman tells his pupil he will not be able to give his usual lesson due to the funeral, and gives an at-home assignment instead.
Henry Inman letter, 1841 Jan. 25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3646 available at all offices of the Archives of American Art and through interlibrary loan.
Portrait, miniature and landscape painter, and teacher; New York City. Inman was instrumental in the founding of the National Academy of Design, and was its Vice-President from 1826-1831.
Donated 1960 by Lawrence A. Fleischman.
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