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Focillon, Marguerite H.

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Director's House, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California to John S. Thacher, January 29, 1941 Digital

File — Box: D: 1, Folder: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1941.01.29
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Handwritten letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher declines an invitation to listen to lectures by Henri Focillon, Senior Research Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks and asks John Thacher to convey her regrets. She ends the letter with a report of a telephone conversation with Mr. and Mrs. Bliss, and mentions Mr. Bliss' slow recovery from a cold.

Letter from Marguerite H. Focillon, 26 Rue des Fosses-St. Jacques, Paris V to Madame and Robert Woods Bliss and a newspaper clipping of an exhibit honoring Henri Focillon and Victor Focillon, November 30, 1955 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 18, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E18:Focillon 1955.11.30
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Handwritten letter from Marguerite H. Focillon to Robert and Mildred Bliss tells them about the exhibition organized by the city of Dijon, France at the Palais des Etats de Bourgogne for her husband Henri Focillon, art historian and his father, Victor Focillon, an engraver. She includes a newspaper clipping of the event.

Letter from the conservator, Musee de Dijon, Palais des Etats de Bourgogne to Robert Wood Bliss, September 23, 1955 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 18, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E18:Focillon 1955.09.23
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with in French with a handwritten signature from the Conservateur of the Musee de Dijon to Robert Woods Bliss. Translated to English he tells him that a street in Dijon has been named in honor of Henri Focillon. On the occasion of the inauguration of this path, with the approval of Mrs. Focillon, he is going to present an exhibition on Focillion, as an art historian, and his father, Victor Focillon as an engraver. He asks Robert Bliss to be a part of the sponsorship...