Childe Hassam - Signed, Hand-Written Letter (ALS) - 1901

Original signed, hand-written letter (ALS), February 19, 1901 on The Players letterhead

Finished size: 4.5 x 6.75 inches; two pages on two adjoining sheets

Addressed to Mr. Cauldwell, in full: "I am having an exhibition of some of my pictures and drawings at Gillespie's and I am writing to you to whet your interest in the things recalling your very kind letter of some years back with regard to a water color you bought. There are a number of the smaller canvases that are city sights. I hope that you and your friends may be interested in the exhibition."

Fine condition, with a short split along the hinge

Letter of Authenticity



Childe Hassam

Frederick Childe Hassam (October 17, 1859 – August 27, 1935) was an American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes. Along with Mary Cassatt and John Henry Twachtman, Hassam was instrumental in promulgating Impressionism to American collectors, dealers, and museums. He produced over 3,000 paintings, oils, watercolors, etchings, and lithographs over the course of his career, and was an influential American artist of the early 20th century.



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