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87 sketches by Herbert Barnett, 1930-1970; studies for paintings; manuscripts on the technique of oil paints; biographical statements; photos of Barnett; exhibition catalogues; news clippings; and Peter Barnett's biographical material on his father.
Herbert P. Barnett papers, 1930-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 577 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Publication of an unpublished manuscript of the technique of oil painting requires the written permission of Peter Barnett, 140 Riverside Drive, New York, N.Y. 10024
Painter, teacher, and lecturer; born in Providence, R.I.; studied at school of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and R.I.S.D.
The donor is the artist's son.
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