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William Thon papers, 1925-2001

Creator:
Thon, William, 1906-2000
Subject:
Midtown Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
7.2 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:
Biographical information; correspondence; financial records; sketchbooks; printed material, including exhibition announcements and catalogs; photographs of Thon and his artwork; awards and medals regarding Thon's career as a painter. Among the correspondents are Thon's dealer, Alan Ruskin of Midtown Galleries, and artists Mildred Burrage, Emily Genauer, Lloyd Goodrich, Andrew Wyeth and others.
Citation:
William Thon papers, 1925-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, watercolorist; Port Clyde, Me; b. 1906. d. 2000. Thon served as a trustee and artist in residence at the American Academy in Rome.
Provenance:
Donated 1999 by William and Helen Thon, in 2002 and 2004 by William and Helen Thon via Thon estate and in 2004 by the Portland Museum of Art via Daniel O'Leary, Director.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Landscape painters
Painters
Sketchbooks
Watercolorists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6262
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216601
AAA_collcode_thonwill
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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