Charles Erskine Scott Wood papers relating to Albert Pinkham Ryder

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.woodcesp
Creators:
Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944
Dates:
1899-1918
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An unfinished letter to Wood from Albert Pinkham Ryder, Oct. 2, 1899, in which Ryder comments on his painting, and updates Wood of his progress. In it he writes "an ounce of poetry added to a picture is worth many pounds of paint." Enclosed with the letter is a note to Wood "This is a letter I think he wrote you and forgot to mail years ago," presumably written by Louise Fitzpatrick. Also included is a clipping from THE SUN regarding a Ryder memorial exhibition, March 17, 1918, annotated "compliments of W.J. McGurie."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Wood was a painter, lawyer, and collector. He owned work by his friend Albert Pinkham Ryder.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Katherine Caldwell, Wood's stepdaughter.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ryder, Albert Pinkham, 1847-1917 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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