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Beatty, John Wesley, 1851-1924  Search this
Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926  Search this
Beatty, John Wesley  Search this
Cassatt, Mary  Search this
1909 Oct. 19
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Letter : 1 p. : typescript, carbon copy ; 27 x 21 cm.
Beatty, Director of Fine Arts at the Carnegie Museum, responds to Cassatt's Oct. 6th letter responding negatively to his request for a photograph of her portrait. " I appreciate your attitude in reference to the publication of your portrait. I think there is much to be said in favor of your point of view, but it is true that a large number of people are pleased and gratified to see the portraits of the men and women who produce the works of art they admire." <br> This image should be viewed with image 6064.
John Wesley Beatty. John Wesley Beatty, Pittsburgh, Pa. letter to Mary Cassatt, Paris, France, 1909 Oct. 19. Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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