Archives of American Art

John Marin autograph manuscript

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.marijohn3
Creators:
Marin, John, 1870-1953
Dates:
1948
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Four page autograph manuscript draft enclosed in a hardback folio. Written in free verse by John Marin for the foreword to the monograph John Marin by MacKinley Helm. Marin muses on the subject of health and refers to himself repeatedly as "this critter myself."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Marin (1870-1953) was a painter, engraver, and watercolorist in Paris, France and Cliffside, N.J.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2011 by Peter S. Michaels who purchased the manuscript from a bookseller.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

More Information
Bibliography
Bibliography
John Marin / MacKinley Helm. Boston: Pellegrini & Cudahy in assn. with the Institute of Contemporary Art, 1948.


Repository Contact
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