Mary Cassatt correspondence with Emily Sartain

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cassmces
Creators:
Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926
Dates:
[ca. 1872-1874]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
15 Items
(on 1 partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Fourteen letters from Cassatt to Emily Sartain and one letter from Sartain to Cassatt, discussing a trip the two were to take to Europe, as well as some mention by Cassatt of her artistic development in Spain and Italy. Dates on the correspondence are by an unknown hand and are questionable.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Philadelphia, Pa. and Europe. Emily Sartain was the daughter of John Sartain. She studied both with her father and Christian Schussele at the Pennsylvania Academy. She won several awards at the Academy and taught at the Philadelphia School of Art and Design.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3658 (frames 1011-1055) available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan; at the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1985, by the PAFA as part of the AAA's documentation project. The source of the letters is unknown, although it is probable that they came through the estate of Harriet Sartain.

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

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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- France -- Paris Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- France -- Paris Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women printmakers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sartain, Emily, 1841-1927 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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