LETTERS: Henri to Miss Klauber, (These letters have been filmed by the Archives of American Art)

Dated December 11, 1911

Dated November 20, 1912
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: Maratta paints and ideas.
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (3 pages) Meeting in Spain; Receipt of picture of Miss Klauber; Maratta and his paint line; Marjorie; The Doctor (Barnes?) and his collection; The Daveys.

Dated December 30, 1912
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (2 pages) Acknowledgment of Christmas greetings; Suffering ‘Grippe.’; Working hard; California visit; New Year’s felicitations.

Dated June 4, 1913
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (3 pages) Sailing for Liverpool via Cedric for visit to Ireland; Publication of Miss Klauber; Use of Adam’s sketch; The Manuscript.

Dated September 28, 1913
From: “Corrymose” Keel P.O. Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Subject: (6 pages) Primitive conditions of light in Ireland; Describes place they live; Miss Klauber’s manuscript; The Adams sketch; An apologetic note; Miss Perry’s manuscript; Models; Return to New York, October 25.

Dated March 11, 1914
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (4 pages) Announcement of plans to visit California; Intention of luxuriating in sunshine in San Diego; Questions concerning rentals and models; Pach’s marriage; Hals and Rembrandt Exhibition at Metropolitan.

Dated April 4, 1914
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (3 pages) Acknowledgment of her letter; “Retired” as a teacher since Spanish trip; Anticipating California visit; Housing and models; Visiting Pittsburgh for jury duty; Working on a portrait commission there.

Dated May 25, 1914
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: Starting date for his departure west; Metropolitan purchase of his oil of The Gypsy.

Dated April 27, 1914
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (2 pages) Receipt of map indicating San Diego residence for summer; To visit Santa Barbara down to make final decision to settle; PA commission to paint portrait; Possible delay of trip.

Dated June 13, 1914
From: Los Angeles
Subject: (4 pages) Arrival in California; Staying two days; Came via Chicago, Kansas, New Mexico.

Dated June 23, 1914
From: P.O. Box 622, La Jolla
Subject: (2 pages) Apology for missing Miss Klauber; A thank you for her efforts on their behalf; Ready to work.

Dated November 23, 1914
From 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (6 pages) Appreciation for the successful summer in La Jolla; Macbeth Exhibition; Mixed reaction on part of the critics; Jury duties occupy him; Exposition plans; Concern for competition of the San Francisco Exposition.

Dated December 7, 1914
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (7 pages) Request for Alice Klauber to have several of his paintings framed; Closing of Macbeth Exhibition; His article in Arts and Decorations; Jury work; Post script requesting no publicity for his role in organizing Exposition Exhibition.

Dated March 1, 1915
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (9 pages) Receipt of her letter (telegram?); Death of his only niece; Permission request to reproduce work in catalogue; Approve of her color in decorating at Exposition; Request for details of Exhibition during Exposition; George Bellows clipping sent to him by Bellows’ aunt; Miss Klauber requests photographs; Isadora Duncan, farewell performance at the Met; Winter work; Comment on the War- “its been all about us like something dark”; Article in Craftsmen; Maratta and his colors.

Dated March 9, 1916
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject (6 pages) Excuse for not writing-weather, snow, blizzard, cold; Press preview of Anderson Galleries exhibition; Teaching at the Art Student’s’ League; Portrait class; War; Painted a portrait of Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney; Other subjects; Active in Maratta color study; The theatre season, ballet; The Academy exhibition; Arrest of Emma Goldman for lecturing on Birth control movement; Exhibition of Exposition on the road; Asked for a report on the exhibition; Insurance coverage; Recommends Demi Gods for reading.

Dated March 10, 1916
Subject: (1-3/4 pages) Receipt of letter from Mr. Loveless of Seattle; Concern about the insurance of San Diego pictures.

Dated June 11, 1916
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (1-12 pages) Summering in Santa Fe.

Dated July 4, 1916
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
To: “Dear Alice...” The first time in his correspondence Henri has addressed her informally.
Subject: (3/4 pages) Uncertainty of Santa Fe trip.

Dated August 1, 1915
From: Ogunquit, Maine
Subject: (5 pages) Description of Ogunquit; Colleagues and intimates there also; Marjorie as artist; Available models; Bellows family; Receipt of Silver Medal from San Francisco Fair; Comments on San Diego catalogue; Maxwell Galleries interest in San Diego Exposition exhibition; New York visit during the summer.

Dated June 18, 1917
From: 601 Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Subject: (2 pages) Wedding; Settled in Safford House; Judge Pope; Looking forward to seeing Miss Klauber; Cigars.

Dated August 2, 1917
From: 601 Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Subject: (4 pages) Receipt of gift acknowledged; Dr. Hewett; Dedication of new Museum; Expecting Miss Klauber; Costume ball; Regards from entire family with sketch of self and Marjorie.

Dated September 22, 1917
From: 601 Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Subject: (3-1/2 pages) Declines invitation to visit La Jolla; Commitment to Art Students’ League; Mentions Ford that made summer a success; Bellows to arrive in several days; Kroll is present; Randall Davey is in Cuba; The New Museum.

Dated July 1, 1918
From: 10 Gramercy Park, New York City
Subject: (2-1/4 pages, last page clipped no signature) Publication of his criticism; Working; Doing a full life size portrait of Fay Bainter in her role In The Image in the Willow Tree ; Proposed exhibition in a venue; Sloan, Davey in exhibition; Bellows doing lithographs for War subjects; Leaving Newport to spend summer.

Dated December 1923
From: Madrid, Spain
Subject: A Christmas greeting, a card bearing a reproduction of El bautismo de Cristo (The Baptism of Christ) by El Greco, at the Prado Museum.

LETTER: Yates to Miss Klauber

Dated June 11, 1911
From: Bohemian Club, San Francisco
Subject: Re Mr. Binyon, Keeper of the British Museum Print Room; Visit to Yosemite, “sleeping out of doors under small redwood trees - and at 4 awakened by the birds commencing their morning conversation - and as the daylight grew the great Half-Dome at the end of the Valley and the full rushing river came gradually into the mind - one of the greatest mornings of my life, that awakening./Ah! Life is much too short.”

LETTER: William Zorack to Miss Klauber

Date: June 15, 1934
From: 123 West 10th Street, New York
Subject: Asks her to intervene on his behalf for the return of some etchings he had loaned to the local museum; previous correspondence has not been answered; return to summer address Robinhood, Maine.

LETTER: Marguerit Zorack to Miss Klauber

Date: June 15, 1946
From: Hillcrest, San Diego
Subject: Meeting desired; visiting her aunt who now occupies her mother’s former home in Hillcrest; William was in the East; Planning to stay one month.

NOTE: Mrs. F. Bond Emerson to Miss Klauber (on reverse of painting)

Date unknown (shortly after the artists death)
From: 1401 Albany Street, Los Angeles
Subject: Gift of a little sketch she had admired by F. Bond Emerson and his admiration for her. (SDMA 42:84)

NOTE: Oswald Siren to Miss Klauber (in book SDMA library)

Date: August 8, 1934
From: Stockholm
Subject: Request meeting her at the Museum to learn more about it.

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