Henry Hensche letters to Frederick W. Wackerle

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.henshenl
Creators:
Hensche, Henry, 1901-
Dates:
1973-1986
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
7 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
7 letters from Hensche to Wackerle seeking help in publishing his manuscript, The Art of Seeing and Painting.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Hensche: painter, instructor; Provincetown, Mass. Wackerle: collector and friend of Hensche; Chicago, Ill. Hensche's book The Art of Seeing and Painting was published in 1988. Died 1992.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5106 (fr. 1241-1252) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1986 by Frederick Wackerle. A photocopy of the mss., "The Art of Seeing and Painting" received with the letters was discarded due to its poor quality and the fact that it was published in 1988.

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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Visual perception Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hensche, Henry, 1901- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wackerle, Frederick W., 1939- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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