Jerome Mellquist letters to Lucie Wiese, 1939-1948.

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Mellquist, Jerome. Jerome Mellquist letters to Lucie Wiese, 1939-1948.

Jerome Mellquist letters to Lucie Wiese, 1939-1948.

Letters from Mellquist to Lucie Wiese (also spelled Weiss) document a personal relationship and collaboration from 1939 to 1948. Letters discuss modern art, particularly American and French painting and painters, but also photography and criticism, mentioning, for example, James McNeill Whistler, John Marin, Marsden Hartley, Camille Pissaro, Edgar Degas, Emil Zoler, Alfred Stieglitz, Thomas Craven, and Leo Stein. Letters also discuss writing and book projects, including Paul Rosenfeld: Voyager in the Arts (1948), co-edited by Mellquist and Wiese. Accompanied by a biographical statement for Mellquist, book outline, printed ephemera, and a draft of an essay by Mellquist entitled "What Role the Museum?"

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