Hirschl & Adler Galleries photographs of works of art and records, circa 1921-1990

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, est. 1952
Art gallery
New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 10.8 linear ft.

Collection Summary: The bulk of the collection consists of b&w photographic prints and color transparencies, ca. 1960-ca.1995, of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and folk art, most by nineteenth and twentieth century American artists, sold by Hirschl & Adler Galleries. Scattered records, 1921-199-, include a small amount of correspondence with collectors, dealers and museums; artists' files; exhibition catalogs, invitations, checklists and publications regarding various institutions and art related topics.

Miscellaneous material found includes a file on artist Dorothy Coulter containing correspondence of Stuart Feld of Hirschl & Adler with Coulter and with museums and Coulter's executors regarding the storage, sale, disposition and appraisal of her drawings; printed reproductions and pencil sketches by S.J. Woolf and others; biographical material on Edward Seager, including genealogical notes and a birth certificate; a letter from W.J. Sharp to William Constable; and a sound recording labeled "William Steen, Art and Life of Henry Ray Clark," May 9, 1990.

Biographical/Historical Note: Commercial art gallery; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1977 through 1995 by Hirschl & Adler Galleries.

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