Archives of American Art

Arthur Getz letter from Charles E. Burchfield

Collection ID:
Getz, Arthur
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967
1961 Mar. 19
Physical Description:
1 Item

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A letter from Charles Burchfield to New Yorker cover illustrator Arthur Getz, March 19, 1961, thanking Getz for his remarks on Burchfield's recent show, commenting on Getz's St. Patrick's Day cover for the New Yorker magazine, and including 6 pages of instructions on his mounting method.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Arthur Getz (1913-1996) was an artist and illustrator best known for his 50 year career as a cover illustrator for the New Yorker magazine. Charles Burchfield (1893-1967) was a watercolorist and painter; West Seneca, New York.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2787 (frames 729-741) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975 by Arthur Getz via Charles B. Ferguson of the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, Conn.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Watercolor painting -- New York (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watercolorists -- New York (State) -- West Seneca Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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