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Hedley Rhys papers relating to Maurice Prendergast, 1938-1988

Creator:
Rhys, Hedley Howell, 1910-1990
Subject:
Prendergast, Charles
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Rhys' resume; letters, 1975-1988, regarding attribution or sale of Maurice Prendergast art works; Rhys' unpublished manuscript on Prendergast, "The Legend," ca. 1960, and his dissertation "Maurice Prendergast: Sources and Development of His Style" (Harvard, 1953); and printed material on Maurice and Charles Prendergast, 1938-1989, including exhibition catalogs and announcments, clippings, a brochure, an invitation to a sale, and reproductions. Also included is a booklet, JAMES WILSON MORRICE (Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1947) by Donald W. Buchanan.
Citation:
Hedley Rhys papers relating to Maurice Prendergast, 1938-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art historian; Swarthmore, Pa. Prendergast was a painter, watercolorist and graphic artist, New York, N.Y. and Boston, Mass., and the subject of Rhys' dissertation (1953) and book (1960).
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by Jean O. Rhys, widow of Hedley Rhys.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art historians
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10749
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214360
AAA_collcode_rhyshedl
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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