Charles C. Horn letter

Collection ID:
Horn, Charles C., 1889-1957
Physical Description:
1 Item
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A 2-page typed letter from Robert Henri in Ireland to Horn, 1927, advising him to study with George Luks or John Sloan, commenting on children as painting subjects, reminding him that the "best...designs are extremely simple," and recommending that he read Henri's book, The Art Spirit.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles C. Horn was an art instructor at the School of Art and Design of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, for 33 years, retiring in 1954.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4041 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Stanley Witmeyer received the letter after serving as executor of Horn's estate.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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