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Two handwritten drafts of Lansil's memoir "A Trip to Venice," 1914. Lansil describes Venice, his reactions to it and his intention to study art there.
A trip to Venice / [Walter Lansil], 1914 Feb. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3090 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter; born Bangor, Maine. Studied abroad, but returned to the United States to set up a studio in Boston where he developed a love of the sea and ships.
Donated 1967 by the Kennedy Galleries.
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
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