William Horace Littlefield letters and photographs to Paul Cummings, 1951-1969
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969
Club (New York, N.Y.)
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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.
William Horace Littlefield letters and photographs to Paul Cummings, 1951-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel N70-9 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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
Donated 1969 by Paul Cummings.
Art Theory and Historiography
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