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Willard Leroy Metcalf sketchbooks, 1879-1882

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Metcalf, Willard Leroy, 1858-1925
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4 v. (on 1 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.
Four sketchbooks representing Metcalf's early sketches.
Willard Leroy Metcalf sketchbooks, 1879-1882. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D105 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Landscape painter, illustrator; New York City.Born 1858. Died 1925. Willard Metcalf was one of a group known as The Ten American Painters. He worked in the Southwest U.S. painting Zuni Indians 1881-1883. He was associated with artists' colonies in Old Lyme, Conn., and Cornish, N.H.
Donated 1963 by IBM, who acquired the sketchbooks along with a painting they purchased for their company collection.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, American
Landscape painters
Record number:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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