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John Marin letter to Louis Kalonyme, 1953 July 7

Marin, John, 1870-1953
Kalonyme, Louis
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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.
A typed, three-page letter titled "An Artist's Testament," in which Marin writes of his preference for "subject-object-forms" in art and his dislike of the "abstract and non-objective."
John Marin letter to Louis Kalonyme, 1953 July 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm roll 2814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, etcher.
Gift of Mrs. Jason C. (Suzanne W.) Berger, whose father was a friend of Marin. She also donated a book THE SELECTED WRITINGS OF JOHN MARIN, autographed by Marin, which was placed in the Archives Library.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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