Charles W. Collier collection, 1930-1981.

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Charles W. Collier collection, 1930-1981.

Charles W. Collier collection, 1930-1981.

Summary: Collection consists of two letters, one dated June 21, 1930, to Charles Collier from Alfred Stieglitz. Steiglitz writes that he is enclosing a money order, is glad Collier's trip went well and mentions the shrinkage of the market values. The second one, dated September 18, 1981, to Ansel Adams from Charles Collier expressing that he wants to sell three portraits made and mounted by Alfred Stieglitz and writes about meeting with Georgia O'Keeffe and about O'Keeffe and Collier's continued friendship.

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O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986

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Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, renowned for her contribution to modern art.Born on November 15, 1887, the second of seven children, Georgia Totto O’Keeffe grew up on a farm near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. By the time she graduated from high school in 1905, O’Keeffe had determined to make her way as an artist. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York, where she learned the techniques of traditional painting. Th...

Collier, Charles W.

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Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

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Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....

Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984

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Ansel Adams, American photographer, was born February 20, 1902 in San Francisco, California. He was tutored privately at home where he studied piano, San Francisco, from 1914 to 1927, then studied photography with the photofinisher Frank Dittman, in San Francisco, in 1916 and 1917. He married Virginia Best in 1928, and had two children, Michael and Anne. Adams began his career as a photographer, 1927, and worked as a commercial photographer, from 1930 to 1960. He was a photography correspond...