Arthur Atkins : extracts from the letters; with notes on painting and landscape; written during the period of his work as a painter in the last two years of his life, 1896-1898

Collection ID:
Atkins, Arthur, 1873-1899
Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel
3 p., 57 p. on partial microfilm reel
19 cm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This microfilm collection consists of the published collection of excerpts of Arthur Atkins' notes and letters from his visit to Europe.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Arthur Atkins (1873-1899) was a landscape painter in California. Born in England, he moved to San Francisco at the age of 19. In 1897-1898, Atkins visited England and France, studying art in Paris.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 862 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Kent L. Seavey, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Kent L. Seavey, relationship to Atkins is not known.

Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
San Francisco : A. M. Robertson, 1908.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Related Materials
Arthur Atkins; extracts from the letters with notes on painting, and landscape: written during the period of his work as a painter in the last two years of his life... 1896-1898 has been digitized by the Library of Congress and the full text can be viewed on Internet Archive:

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Landscape painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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