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Charles C. Horn letter, 1927

Creator:
Horn, Charles C., 1889-1957
Subject:
Henri, Robert
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
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.
Summary:
A 2-page typed letter from Robert Henri in Ireland to Horn, 1927, advising him to study with George Luks or John Sloan, commenting on children as painting subjects, reminding him that the "best...designs are extremely simple," and recommending that he read Henri's book, The Art Spirit.
Citation:
Charles C. Horn letter, 1927. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4041 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Charles C. Horn was an art instructor at the School of Art and Design of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, for 33 years, retiring in 1954.
Provenance:
Stanley Witmeyer received the letter after serving as executor of Horn's estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8232
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210403
AAA_collcode_hornchar
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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