With Kindest Regards: The Correspondence of Charles Lang Freer and James McNeill Whistler, 1890-1903

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Summary

The editor provides background information on the life of Charles Lang Freer and his friendship with the artist James McNeill Whistler. Freer was a great admirer of Whistler, and the Freer Gallery of Art now holds a large number of paintings, drawings and prints by the artist from Freer's personal collection. The book presents correspondence between Freer and Whistler, which illustrates their close friendship and Freer's keen interest in art.

Subject

  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Beach, Milo Cleveland
  • Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903
  • Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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(Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1995

Topic

  • Art
  • History
  • Art--History
  • Biography

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