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Mark Tobey letters to Helen Freeman Corle, [ca. 1935-1945]

Creator:
Tobey, Mark, 1890-1976
Subject:
Corle, Helen Freeman
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4 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:
Four letters from Mark Tobey to Helen Freeman Corle, relating to one of his paintings.
Citation:
Mark Tobey letters to Helen Freeman Corle, [ca. 1935-1945]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Tobey was a painter; Seattle, Wash. Corle was at one time a New York City stage actress and wife of novelist, Edwin Corle. McCandless sold the painting to the University of Arizona Museum, Tucson.
Provenance:
Donated 2000 by Duncan McCandless, inherited them from his mother, Ruth Stout McCandless. Ruth McCandless was a friend of Corle's in Pasadena, and received the letters directly from Corle. According to McCandless, Corle left his mother a painting purported to be "The Tobey" painting and, in fact, Tobey actually did sign it through Ernst Beyeler, in Basle, Switzerland, whose gallery represented Tobey. [McCandless sold the painting to the University of Arizona Museum, Tucson.]
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6297
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)222607
AAA_collcode_tobemark
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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