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H. C. L. Merillat correspondence regarding Gaston Lachaise, 1973-1991, (bulk 1973)

Creator:
Merillat, H. C. L. (Herbert Christian Laing), 1915-
Subject:
Kirstein, Lincoln Edward
Lachaise, Gaston
Nordland, Gerald
Thacher, John
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
9 items.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Eight letters, 1973, concerning the sculpture of Gaston Lachaise, written in connection with Merillat's book, Modern Sculpture, the New Old Masters (1974). Included are carbons of letters from Merrillat to John Thacher, Gerald Nordland and Lincoln Kirstein, two from Kirstein to Merillat, and one from Nordland to Merillat. Merillat was interested in their opinions of whether Lachaise was aware of prehistoric fertility, figures, and what Mrs. Lachaise was like, in figure and personality.
Citation:
H. C. L. Merillat correspondence regarding Gaston Lachaise, 1973-1991, (bulk 1973). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 5124 (fr. 1399-1409) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Writer, Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
Donated by H.C.L. Merillat, 1992.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10970
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214760
AAA_collcode_merih
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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