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Grace Schirmer letters, 1899-1936

Creator:
Schirmer, Grace
Subject:
Benson, Frank Weston
Tack, Augustus Vincent
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
8 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
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:
Correspondence with Augustus Tack and Frank W. Benson.
REEL 2786: Four letters to Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Schirmer; three from Benson regarding the portrait of their daughter, Gertrude Schirmer, painted by Benson in 1899; and one from Grace Schirmer to her husband Gustave.[microfilm title: Frank W. Benson]
REEL 3471: Four letters: three from Schirmer to her sister, Evelyn Benedict, relating personal matters and thoughts about her portrait by Augustus Vincent Tack; and a fourth letter from Tack to Schirmer on her 80th birthday recalling the portrait and reminiscing about Schirmer's husband, Gustave.
Citation:
Grace Schirmer letters, 1899-1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 2786 and 3471 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Sitter for portrait by Augustus V. Tack; Brooklyn, New York.
Provenance:
Donated by Gertrude Helen Fay, Schirmer's daughter, 1974.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Portrait painters
Portrait painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8710
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210891
AAA_collcode_schigrac
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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