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John Marin letter to Louis Kalonyme

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Creator:
Marin, John, 1870-1953  Search this
Names:
Kalonyme, Louis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1953 July 7
Scope and Contents:
A typed, three-page letter titled "An Artist's Testament," in which Marin writes of his preference for "subject-object-forms" in art and his dislike of the "abstract and non-objective."
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, etcher.
Other Title:
Louis Kalonyme letter (microfilm title)
Provenance:
Gift of Mrs. Jason C. (Suzanne W.) Berger, whose father was a friend of Marin. She also donated a book THE SELECTED WRITINGS OF JOHN MARIN, autographed by Marin, which was placed in the Archives Library.
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.
Topic:
Painting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.marijolk
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-marijolk