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Eight letters from Crowley to his mother, only one of which is dated, September 19, 1911, about his alternately frustrating and satisfying life in New York City, Crowley's work, social life and lack of money. He mentions work on "Search for the Ideal."
Herbert E. Crowley letters, [undated] and 1911. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2803 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y.
Painter, writer; New York. Exhibited in the Armory Show, 1913.
Donated 1968 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lives of American Artists
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