Boston, Mass.; France
Collection size: 0.7 linear feet
Collection Summary: Biographical material, writings, exhibition files, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed material documenting the work of painter Edmund Quincy.
Biographical material includes passports and printed profiles of Quincy. Writings include notes by Quincy on Diego Rivera, as well as an analysis of Quincy's handwriting. Exhibition files include price lists, press releases, and correspondence with museums. One scrapbook details the career of Quincy and a second relates to Quincy's father, Hon. Josiah Quincy, mayor of Boston. Photographs are of Quincy, family members, works of art (some annotated), and exhibition intallations. Printed material includes clippings, exhibition announcements, and catalogs.
Biographical/Historical Note: Edmund Quincy (1903-1997) was a painter working in France, Italy, and Boston, Mass.
Donated in 2011 by Hirschl & Adler via Zachary Ross, Researcher for Hirsch & Adler, who acquired the papers from Qunicy's estate.