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Joseph Henry Sharp Letters

Identifier: AC618p

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Three letters from Sharp (dated July 28, August 26 and September 6, 1952) to Mrs. James R. Thorpe, owner of the Bishop's Lodge in Tesuque, N.M. In the August and September letters, Sharp reports to Mrs. Thorpe on arrangements to sell a painting of Aspens to a couple named Krohn. The July letter presents a painting of calendula to the Bishop's Lodge for its permanent collection.


  • 1952

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Painter Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953) was a member of the Taos Society of Artists, living in Taos at least part of the year from 1912 to 1952. He was known for his portraits of Native Americans and scenes of native life.


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Finding Aid of the Joseph Henry Sharp Letters, 1952
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Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
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