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Marion Lowndes letters from Gerald Murphy, 1948-1964

Creator:
Murphy, Gerald Clery, 1888-1964
Subject:
Lowndes, Marion
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5 items (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:
Four letters and a postcard, 1948, 1951, 1956, 1964, from Gerald Murphy to Marion "Diddy" (Mrs. Lloyd) Lowndes and family. The letters speak of personal matters concerning Murphy as well as his wife, Sara, and their friendship with Lowndes, travels, and feelings.
Citation:
Marion Lowndes letters from Gerald Murphy, 1948-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 5129 (fr. 1352-1364) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Marion Lowndes from Palisades, N.Y. was a close friend of artist, Gerald Murphy. Murphy was a painter, born in Boston, Mass. and lived in Palisades, N.Y. He was active in Europe around 1921, and painted in an abstract style.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Marion Lowndes.
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Painting, Abstract
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7917
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210085
AAA_collcode_murpgera
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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