Illustrated Letter to Augustus Saint-Gaudens from Everett Shinn, Depicting the "Masque of Ours"

Everett Shinn, American, 1876 - 1953

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September 30, 1906

Pen and brown ink on blue wove (Marcus Ward's Monarch Bond) paper

Sheet: 6 3/8 × 9 15/16 in. (16.2 × 25.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Collection of Dartmouth College Library

D.999.28.28

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Stamped: 112 WAVERLY PLACE; inscribed: Sunday September the 30th 1906 / My dear Mr. Saint-Gaudens. / I quite appreciate the / beautiful token of your / appreciation of our effort / in the "Masque" / Sincerely yours / Everett Shinn

Exhibition History

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 245.

Provenance

Gift of the Saint-Gaudens Memorial, Cornish, NH, 1964 to the Dartmouth College Library.

Old Number

Rauner. Papers of Augustus Sain Gaudens and the Saint Gaudens Family, ML 4, Box 18, Folder 23.

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