Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1924-1968, n.d.


O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1924-1968, n.d.

Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1924-1968, n.d.

Georgia O'Keeffe and Carl Zigrosser were friendly, and corresponded about summer visits to Lake George, Alfred Stieglitz, the progress of her work, the 1944 Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition of Stieglitz' art collection, exhibition of her work, and the pleasures of working in New Mexico. Her last letter is from 1950. Included in the folder are clippings and printed matter.

27 items (57 leaves and 1 photograph).

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