Paris, France; Los Angeles, Calif.
Collection size: 2.4 linear feet
Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, artwork and printed material documenting the career of painter Grigory Gluckmann.
Biographical material includes biographical statements, immigration papers, identification papers, and awards. Correspondence, both personal and professional, is limited and is with friends, family, galleries, and immigration agencies. Financial records include sales inventories and ledgers. Photographs include two photograph albums, transparencies and a significant amount of loose photographs of publicity stills, personal snapshots, and images of Gluckmann's work. Three scrapbooks contain clippings documenting stages in Gluckmann's career. Artwork includes sketchbooks and loose studies in pencil, ink, gouache, and oil on a variety of supports. This series also contains several prints and two of Gluckmann's original printing blocks. Printed material includes clippings, exhibition catalogs, and a book with reproductions of Gluckmann's work published 1956 by Dalzell Hatfield Gallery.
Biographical/Historical Note: Grigory Gluckmann (1898-1973) was a painter in Paris, France and Los Angeles, Calif. Gluckmann was born Grigory Glickman in Vitebsk, Russia. He left Russia for Berlin in 1920 and changed his name to Gluckmann. In 1924, he moved first to Italy and later to Paris. In 1941, he fled Europe and lived in New York until moving to Los Angeles in 1945.
Donated 2012 by Richard B. Glickman, Grigory Gluckmann's nephew.