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Jared B. Flagg letter to Mrs. [Oliver Templeton] Johnson regarding Washington Allston sketch, 1892 Jan. 30

Creator:
Flagg, Jared B. (Jared Bradley), 1820-1899
Subject:
Allston, Washington
Johnson, Oliver Templeton
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 item (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:
Mr. Flagg offers to clean a sketch by Washington Allston which Mrs. Johnson owns, and asks to purchase it as well.
Citation:
Jared B. Flagg letter to Mrs. [Oliver Templeton] Johnson regarding Washington Allston sketch, 1892 Jan. 30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Jared Bradley Flagg, an Episcopalian priest, painter, writer and founder of the Yale Art Library, was the nephew of painter Washington Allston, and wrote the Life and Letters of Washington Allston. Johnson (b. Laura Winthrop) wrote prose and poetry, including Poems of Twenty Years (1874), 800 Miles in an Ambulance (1899), and The Life and Poems of Theodore Winthrop (1884). Her father, Francis Bayard Winthrop, Jr. of New Haven, Conn., collected works of art, including those of Allston.
Provenance:
Donated 1961 by Winslow Ames, grandson of Mrs. Oliver T. Johnson.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Portrait painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6880
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209008
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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