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Lot 39BELLOWS, GEORGE WESLEY
Group of letters
(three autograph letters, one autograph receipt, two typed notes signed) addressed to Chester Dale, the noted art collector. The receipt (dated October 14 1919) is for two portraits of Mrs. Dale (at least one, an oil on wood, now at the National Gallery of Art). The remaining dated letters range from March 31, 1924, to December 10, 1924, just a few weeks before the death of the artist. This last, a typed note signed, mentions another portrait that was being exhibited at the Carnegie Institute before being returned to Dale; Together with two letters to Dale from Emma Bellows, one dated shortly after her husband's death, regarding a purchase of lithographs; And a group of other correspondence including invoices from H. V. Allison (various dates) regarding the purchase of Bellows artwork. Edges of some letters embrittled, but an important group of correspondence.

Sold for $1,250
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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