Archives of American Art

The Drawings of Abbott Thayer/ Elizabeth Robins Pennell letter

Collection ID:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936
[ca. 1921]
Physical Description:
2 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A 9 p. handwritten draft of an article by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, "The Drawings of Abbott Thayer"; a letter from Pennell to Mr. Woodward commenting on the December 26, 1921 article in the Christian Science Monitor.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Writer; b. 1855; d. 1936. Elizabeth Robins Pennell was a writer and critic in New York, N.Y. and the wife of etcher and illustrator Joseph Pennell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2005 by David Dufour, an art dealer who aquired the documents with a group of artist's letters and signatures from a dealer. Original provenance unknown.

Using the Collection
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