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    An Autograph Letter Signed by N. C. Wyeth to the Wife of Fellow Artist and his "Mentor," Eric Pape

    [Eric Pape]. N. C. Wyeth. Autograph Letter Signed. Chadds Ford Pennsylvania: Jan. 15, '43. One quarto page, written on one quarto leaf of personal stationery. Approximately 10.75 x 7.25 inches. With two horizontal creases, a few words slightly smudged. Near fine. With the original mailing envelope in Wyeth's hand. The letter reads, "Mrs. Eric Pape / New York City / My dear Mrs. Pape: / I am still a profound admirer of / Segantini but the ownership of / one of his paintings is beyond my / hope of achievement. However, I / am gratified that you remembered / my interest in him and of that / episode which seems so remote / now, of our meeting in the Boston / Library! / It is hard for me too, to accept / the passing of my old friend and / enthusiastic mentor who always / symbolized for me such great / vitality of spirit- / Very sincerely yours / N. C. Wyeth."

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    Eric Pape had established the Eric Pape School of Art in Boston in 1898, and N. C. Wyeth was one of its most distinguished students. Pape had passed away in 1938, and left a lasting impact on his friends and family.



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