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Handwritten notes by Leutze describing his 1861 mural in the United States Capitol Building Westward the Course of Empire Takes its Way (also known as Westward Ho!), 9 p.; and a 3 p. typescript, "Aus Berliner Kunstausstellungen," by Rudolf Klein, regarding portraits by Leutze, ca. 1910.
Raymond L. Stehle papers relating to Emanuel Leutze, 1910. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3091 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Location of originals is unknown.
Raymond L. Stehle is the author of The life and works of Emanuel Leutze, published in six editions between 1972 and 1976. Leutze was a historical painter, best known for his painting Washington Crossing the Delaware.
Donated by Dr. Raymond L. Stehle.
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