09. Gallery Records
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The American Art Association, a New York art gallery and auction house, was founded in 1883 by James F. Sutton, R. Austin Robertson, and Thomas E. Kirby. The records date from 1877-1924, but the bulk of the material documents a selection of auction sales run by the gallery from 1910 through 1923. The collection contains correspondence, approximately 1,000 photographs, handwritten and typed notes, fragments of a typed manuscript on the American Art Association, and printed material.
Albums containing photographs and descriptions of artwork that passed through the hands of the Bignou Gallery (New York) during the 1930s and 1940s.
Records document works of art that passed through the Coe Kerr Gallery, arranged alphabetically by artist's last name, and mainly contain photographs and/or descriptions of the works of art, including provenance information. The Coe Kerr Gallery operated from 1968 to 1993 and handled a variety of 19th and 20th century American artists including Andrew Wyeth, Mary Cassatt, and John Singer Sargent.
The records of Peter H. Davidson & Co., Inc. provide a picture of an independent art dealer operating a firm in New York during the 1970s and 1980s. The records include artist files, stock books, subject files and correspondence.
Collection contains descriptive and provenance information for works of art that passed through the Schaeffer Galleries. Files may also include photographs of artwork, photocopies of research material, and/or bibliographic notecards. Schaeffer Galleries operated in Berlin from 1925-1939 and in New York City from 1936-2000 and specialized in Old Master paintings and drawings.