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William Horace Littlefield letters and photographs to Paul Cummings, 1951-1969

Creator:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969
Subject:
Pavia, Philip
Club (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on 1 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:
Letters to Paul Cummings, 1964-1969; and photographs of paintings by Littlefield, 1951-1962. Letters discuss Littlefield's efforts to sell his collection of paintings by Leslie Powell, Howard Gibbs, David (Emery Abraham) Forbes, and others; Littlefield's connection with The Club, the organization of artists and writers formed by Philip Pavia in the early 1950's; and his own painting and criticism.
Citation:
William Horace Littlefield letters and photographs to Paul Cummings, 1951-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel N70-9 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Littlefield was a painter, writer and art collector; New York, N.Y. Died 1969. Cummings, an art historian, was an expert on drawings and prints
Provenance:
Donated 1969 by Paul Cummings.
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Painters
Painting, American
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10334
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213543
AAA_collcode_littwmhp
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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