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John Marin letters to Mr. and Mrs. James Franklin, circa 1946-1947

Creator:
Marin, John, 1870-1953
Subject:
Marin, John
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6 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:
Two letters and three Christmas cards from John Marin to his neighbors in Cliffside, New Jersey, Mr. and Mrs. James Franklin. The letters, written by Marin while summering in Addison, Maine, are upbeat as he describes his activities and the weather, in general. Also included is a photograph of Mrs. James Franklin, Mrs. John Marin, John Marin, and James Franklin.
Citation:
John Marin letters to Mr. and Mrs. James Franklin, circa 1946-1947. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Born in Rutherford, N.J., John Marin (1870-1953) became a leading early modern American painter. He lived in both Cliffside, N.J. and Addison, Maine.
Provenance:
This collection of letters was donated in 2008 by Martha J. Fleischman, director of the Kennedy Galleries.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13698
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)278044
AAA_collcode_marijohn2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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