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Miscellaneous papers regarding Clyde Harold Wortham, 1957-1976

Creator:
Wallace, David H. (David Harold), 1926-
Subject:
Wortham, Clyde Harold
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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Miscellaneous photographs and letters concerning painter and conservator, Clyde Harold Wortham and Hazel and Donald Detwiler who purchased a painting restored by Wortham. Photographs are of Wortham's work in progress on the restoration of a circa 15th century painting of Madonna and Child (unknown artist) restored for the Detwilers who purchased the work in Spain. Letters include a Christmas card from the Detwilers (recipient unknown) regarding the restoration, including photographs of the painting; a letter from "Bill" to the Detwilers regarding Wortham; two pages of a letter (photocopy) from Archibald Detwiler to his sister-in-law Hazel Detwiler regarding Wortham [August 13, 1957]; and a photocopy of a certificate of award from the Order of Isabel the Catholic to Clyde Harold Wortham, April 8, 1976.
Citation:
Miscellaneous papers regarding Clyde Harold Wortham, 1957-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Wortham: Painter and conservator, Madrid, Spain; b. 1910; d. 1978. Wortham was an American artist working in Madrid, Spain.
Provenance:
Donated 2007 by David H. Wallace who purcahsed the documents at an antique shop.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Conservators
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13642
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)272774
AAA_collcode_walldavi
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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