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Creator:
Schirmer, Grace  Search this
Names:
Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951  Search this
Tack, Augustus Vincent, 1870-1949  Search this
Extent:
8 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1899-1936
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence with Augustus Tack and Frank W. Benson.
REEL 2786: Four letters to Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Schirmer; three from Benson regarding the portrait of their daughter, Gertrude Schirmer, painted by Benson in 1899; and one from Grace Schirmer to her husband Gustave.[microfilm title: Frank W. Benson]
REEL 3471: Four letters: three from Schirmer to her sister, Evelyn Benedict, relating personal matters and thoughts about her portrait by Augustus Vincent Tack; and a fourth letter from Tack to Schirmer on her 80th birthday recalling the portrait and reminiscing about Schirmer's husband, Gustave.
Biographical / Historical:
Sitter for portrait by Augustus V. Tack; Brooklyn, New York.
Other Title:
Frank W. Benson papers [microfilm title, reel 2786]
Provenance:
Donated by Gertrude Helen Fay, Schirmer's daughter, 1974.
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:
Portrait painters  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.schigrac
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schigrac