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Ira Glackens letters to Jane Wasey, 1985-1990

Creator:
Glackens, Ira, 1907-1990
Subject:
Wasey, Jane
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (26 items)
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:
24 letters from Ira Glackens, 1985-1990, 1 letter from his wife, Nancy Glackens, April 2, 1986, and a note from her enclosed in one of Ira's letters, November 30, 1987. Glackens praises Wasey's animal sculptures, mentions his association with her teacher Heinz Warneke, discusses his writing and his difficulty finding an appropriate publisher for his book, and personal matters.
Citation:
Ira Glackens letters to Jane Wasey, 1985-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Glackens, a writer and son of painter William Glackens, was a friend and patron of Wasey, an animal sculptor, Lincolville, Maine. Glackens died in 1990.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by Jane Wasey.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Animal sculptors
Sculptors
Women sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10822
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214562
AAA_collcode_glacira
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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