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Lawrence C. Rodda papers, 1924-1974

Creator:
Rodda, Lawrence C., 1902 or 3-1989
Subject:
Gatch, Lee
Hardy, Howard
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 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:
65 letters to Rodda from painter Lee Gatch, whom Rodda had met in 1923 when they both attended John Sloan's class at the Maryland Institute, 1923. Gatch writes of his paintings, his studies at the Art Students League, his friend Marian Peters (referred to as Peter), his trip to France from 1924-1925, his brief stay at the MacDowell Colony in 1926, and other topics. Also included are a letter from Howard Hardy, 1927; a copy of an undated letter from Rodda concerning the lack of support for modern art in Baltimore, possibly to the editor of the Baltimore Sun; three unidentified sketches, possibly by Gatch; and clippings and exhibition catalogs regarding Gatch, 1943-1974.
Citation:
Lawrence C. Rodda papers, 1924-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; Baltimore, Md.
Provenance:
Donated in 1992 by Annabelle C. Kellogg for Emma P. Rodda. Emma Rodda is the widow of Lawrence C. Rodda; Kellogg is her niece.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Painting, Modern
Sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214716
AAA_collcode_roddlawr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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