Letters of Joseph Pennell [manuscript], 1922-1926.

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Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. Letters of Joseph Pennell [manuscript], 1922-1926.

Letters of Joseph Pennell [manuscript], 1922-1926.

The letters concern publicity for a show by his students from the Art Students League at the Anderson Gallery; progress of the publication of an edition of "Etchers and etching"; and the level of art criticism in the Philadelphia press. He claims a critic misquoted his remarks about Robert Underwood Johnson and wishes someone of the quality of Agnes Repplier or Harrison Smith Morris would do reviews. He mentions a letter from [George Bernard?] Shaw. Correspondents include the editor of the Ben Franklin Monthly, Fisher Howe and Will Orton Tewson.

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