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Henry O. Tanner letters to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1885-1909

view Henry O. Tanner letters to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1885-1909 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937
Subject:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.1 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters concern the purchase of a Tanner painting for the Academy collection and the exhibition of Tanner's work. Letters from Robert Ogden to the Academy were written on Tanner's behalf.
Citation:
Henry O. Tanner letters to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1885-1909. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4397 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, and at the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter; Paris, France. Born Pittsburgh, Pa. Painted mainly biblical scenes. Trained at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. In 1891, Tanner traveled to Europe, settling in Paris, where he remained until his death.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The letters are part of the records of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American painters
Expatriate painters
Painters
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10355
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213622
AAA_collcode_tannhenrl
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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