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Dines and Emil Carlsen letters to Helen Elizabeth Keep

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Creator:
Carlsen, Dines  Search this
Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932  Search this
Names:
Keep, Helen E. (Helen Elizabeth), 1868-  Search this
Extent:
12 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-1957
Scope and Contents:
Two letters from Emil Carlsen replying to Miss [Helen Elizabeth] Keep, which critique four of her paintings; and ten letters from Dines Carlsen to Keep, touching primarily on art and health related subjects. Accompanying some of the letters are photographic enlargements.
Biographical / Historical:
Painters. Emil Carlsen (1853-1932) was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He came to the U.S. in 1872, and worked in New York City. He trained his son, Dines (1901-1966). Helen Elizabeth Keep was a painter in Detroit, Mich., who studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She greatly admired the still life painting of Emil Carlsen and sought his advice regarding her own.
Provenance:
Two letters from Helen Keep to Constance Coleman (Mrs. E. P.) Richardson originally microfilmed with the Carlsen letters (frames 398-399 & 430-431) have been placed in the collection file.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Still-life painters  Search this
Topic:
Women painters -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.carldine
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-carldine