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Ramon Paez letters from Frederic Edwin Church, 1862-1900

Catalog Data

Creator:
Páez, Ramón  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Ramon Paez letters from Frederic Edwin Church, 1862-1900. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3470 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
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.
Provenance:
Donated 1967 by Mrs. Hugh Mullan, the granddaughter of Ramon Paez.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5647
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208481
AAA_collcode_paezramo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208481