Emlen Etting - Signed, Hand-Written Letter (ALS) - 1978

Original signed, hand-written letter (ALS), 1978. Addressed to Victoria Donohoe, art critique and historian

Finished size: 8.5 x 11 inches; one page

Fine condition

Accompanied by a second letter (TLS) from Mrs. Alan D. Gruskin of Midtown Galleries, NUC to Victoria Donohoe, 1980

Letter of Authenticity


Collections: Art History Archive

Category: Archive, Art History, Letters

Type: Archive Original


Emlen Etting

Emlen Etting; full name Emlen Pope Etting Jr. (August 24, 1905 – July 20, 1993) was a painter, sculptor, filmmaker, and member of Philadelphia's elite Main Line Society. He attended schools in Lausanne, Switzerland, and St. George's School, Newport in Newport, Rhode Island. After graduating from Harvard in 1928, he studied with the artist Andre Lhote in Paris. During World War II, Etting served in the psychological warfare division of the Office of War Information. He was present at the liberation of Paris and he collaborated with Orson Welles to record the event.



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