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Robert Josephy correspondence, 1934-1936

Catalog Data

Josephy, Robert, 1903-  Search this
Demuth, Charles  Search this
Dove, Arthur Garfield  Search this
Limited Editions Club  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6 Items
Access Note / Rights:
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Letters concern The Limited Editions Club interest in reproducing Charles Demuth's drawings for a new edition of "The Turn of the Screw," by Henry James (never published). Included are: 2 letters from Josephy to Demuth, June 20 and 28, 1934, and one letter to Frank Osborn, July 2, 1934; 2 letters from Charles Demuth to Josephy, June 24 and 29, 1934, regarding ownership of the drawings; and one letter from Arthur Dove to Josephy, September 8, 1936 with an explanation of the decision for not publishing the book.
Robert Josephy correspondence, 1934-1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel 5030 (fr. 448-462) available for use at the Archives of American Art and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Book designer; New York, N.Y.
Language Note:
Undetermined .
Donated 1994 by Maria Josephy, daughter of Robert Josephy.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art