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Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel, 1967 February 16

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Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme  Search this
Nagel, Charles  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 Item
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
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Found here is one letter to museum director Charles Nagel written by artist Beauford Delaney, dated February 16th, 1967. In this letter, Beauford Delaney thanks Charles Nagel for his kindness to artists. Delaney also mentions Madame Breeskin [Adelyn Breeskin].
Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel, 1967 February 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Henry Luce Foundation.
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Biography Note:
Beauford Delaney (1901-1979) was an African American painter known for his association with the Harlem Renaissance and his works in abstract expressionism after his move to Paris in 1953. Charles Nagel, Jr. (1899-1922) was an architect and museum director.
Language Note:
English .
Transferred in 2005 from Smithsonian American Art Museum. Provenance unknown.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Expatriate artists -- France -- Paris  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art