06-25-2010 06-26-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2512 Boston
June 25, 2010 3:00PMCalender
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Helen Foster Snow (1907-1997)

$1,422$1,200
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2512 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 26, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Helen Foster Snow (1907-1997), manuscripts, correspondence, documents and photographs, including partial manuscript for her book Notes on the Left-Wing Painters and Modern Art in China (Madison, Conn., 1961), and a letter to Henriette Herz, Edgar Snow's literary agent, explaining the reason she chose the pen name "Nym Wales," most of the letters are dated 1930s.

N.B. Helen Foster Snow was an American journalist who reported the development of revolution in China under the pen name "Nym Wales" during the 1930s. She later published many books on various aspects of China during that specific historical period.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

China, Helen Foster Snow, Henriette Herz, Connecticut, Edgar Snow, journalist, N.B. Helen Foster Snow