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Letters from artists, members of their families, and dealers, 1906, resulting from Hartmann's commission, apparently from the Art Society of Pittsburgh, to collect and exhibit American drawings for the benefit of the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. Writing about their work are Charles H. Davis, Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott, Marcus Waterman, Walter A. Clarke, Frederick P. Vinton, and Alice B. Stephens. Offered in letters from dealers and family are works by Felix O.C. Darley, William Rimmer, George Inness, and William Morris Hunt. Hartmann writes to Henry W. Ranger. Price lists are included.
Sadakichi Hartmann papers, 1906. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 103 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Art dealer; Pittsburgh, Pa.
Donated by Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, 1971, who received the letters from Mildred Steinbach of the Frick Art Reference Library.
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