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A letter from Pickard to many American artists requesting information from them for an art history course he was teaching at the University of Missouri in 1907 and replies from George de Forest Brush, Bryson Burroughs, Thomas Eakins, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Albert Pinkham Ryder, and Dwight W. Tryon. Also included is a letter from Edwin H. Blashfield, 1916, and an article on Ryder.
John Pickard papers, 1907-1916. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 498 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Art historian and educator; Columbia, Missouri.
The donor, Allen S. Weller, is the director of the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois. He originally lent the collection for microfilming in 1973, and subsequently donated it to AAA in 1980.
Art Theory and Historiography
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