Ramon Paez letters from Frederic Edwin Church

Collection ID:
Páez, Ramón
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900
Physical Description:
5 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two letters, Sept. 2 and Sept. 4, 1862, discuss an unnamed artist's sketch for an engraving which Paez has sent to Church for correction. Two letters, Sept. 11 and Oct. 12, 1866, discuss Church's progress on a Paez commission to paint Cotopaxi volcano. In the fifth letter, Dec. 3, 1877, Church asks Paez to do a sketch for him and encloses a check.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ramon Paez is a geographer, writer, and porcelain painter from New York, N.Y. Paez was apparently involved in some artistry himself. In one of Church's letters to Paez, he asks if he may buy one of Paez's works.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3470 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1967 by Mrs. Hugh Mullan, the granddaughter of Ramon Paez.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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