J. Leonard Benson writings on William Merritt Post, ca. 1985
Benson, J. L. (Jack Leonard), 1893-1989
Post, William Merritt
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Unpublished manuscripts, undated: "William Merritt Post: A Painter of Light in the Marshes" and "The Earliest Drawings of William Merritt Post, both containing photographs to illustrate the text; and biographical notes on Post. Also included are photocopies of 2 articles by Post, 1909 and 1910.
J. Leonard Benson writings on William Merritt Post, ca. 1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Duplicate copies also available at New York Public Library, Art Department.
Photographs produced by Benson: Authorization to publish must be obtained from: J. Leonard Benson, 82 Jug End Rd., Great Barrington, Mass. 01230-9809.
Art historian; professor emeritus of Classical art at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Post was a late nineteenth century landscape painter, New England.
Donated by J. Leonard Benson, 1993.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001