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Henry Alexander : San Francisco's first native-born artist: typescript, by Lois K. Gordon

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Creator:
Gordon, Lois K., 1931-  Search this
Names:
Alexander, Henry, 1860-1894 or 5  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((36 p.) (on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1978 /
Biographical / Historical:
Lois K. Gordon was art history student at Lone Mountain College at the time she wrote the Henry Alexander paper. Henry Alexander was a genre painter who worked in San Francisco and in New York City, after 1887. According to obituaries, he committed suicide there on May 15, 1894. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 destroyed most of his records and paintings.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Lois K. Gordon.
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:
Art historians -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Genre painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.gordlois
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gordlois